Section 16-54-5


The trustees shall elect a president for a term to be fixed by them, who shall not be removed during the term for which he or she is elected, except for just cause, which shall be explicitly set forth in writing in the minutes of the proceedings of the trustees and approved by a majority of all the trustees. No person shall be eligible to the office of president unless he or she is a graduate of some college or university of well known high standing, an educator by profession, of good moral character and possessing good business and administrative qualifications. The trustees shall fix the compensation of the president, including such emoluments and prerequisites necessary to carry out the functions of the office.

(School Code 1927, §504; Code 1940, T. 52, §460; Acts 1979, No. 79-225, p. 342, §1.)