20. The board, after consultation with the academic council, shall appoint a director general and an academic dean for a period of not under three nor over five years. Nevertheless, the advice of the academic council is not required for the appointment of the first director general and of the first academic dean.
The board may extend the term of office of the director general and of the academic dean after taking the advice of the academic council.
The director general shall see to the carrying out of the decisions of the board and of the executive committee.
Under the authority of the director general, the academic dean shall deal with matters of an academic nature; he shall exercise the duties and powers of the director general in the case of absence or inability to act of the latter.
1966-67, c. 71, s. 20; 1979, c. 24, s. 13; 1997, c. 87, s. 27.