Purposes of the Council of Chairs and Directors (CoCD):
- To foster the individual and collective effectiveness of the Chairs, School and Institute Directors in the performance of their duties
- To provide the Administration of the University, prompt and accurate information about the needs, problems and viewpoints of Chairs and Directors
- To provide Chairs and Directors with the opportunity for professional growth and development and for increased knowledge of the issues relevant to their roles as Chairs and Directors
- To promote and protect the welfare, safety, and satisfaction of the Chairs and Directors
The COCD includes the Chairs of each academic department in a MSU Denver College or School – whether freestanding or as part of a College: in addition, COCD includes department chairs of any College based School or director of any academic institute at MSU Denver.