Regulations for Establishment of Research Center of Sport and Health Industry at National Sun Yat-sen University
1/16/2012-Passed in the General Education Center Conference
2/13/2012-Officially approved, established and passed establishment regulations
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Article 1. The regulations are stipulated according to the regulations of the National Sun Yat-sen University Research Center’s establishment and dissolution review.
Article 2. This center is designated as “National Sun Yat-sen University-The Research Center of Sport and Health Industry”(referred to in short below as “this center”), a secondary center in the school’s task force.
Article 3. This center serves to work in conjunction with the overall national sports development, implementing holistic health concepts, and enhancing academic research quality. Additionally, the center collects related sport and health industry information for the purposes of conducting work related to analysis, preservation, research, and international academic discussions, etc. The specific tasks are as follows:
I. Working in conjunction with the overall development of national sports, the center conducts sports and health industry policy analysis, academic research, event planning and promotion, athletic ability tests, and assisting the organization of various competitions and evaluations related projects.
II. Integrating national sports and social resources, the center collects statistical data of sport and health industry and conduct related analysis, data preservation, research, and work related to international academic exchange.
III. Publish educational materials including books and publication related to sport and health industry, sports technology, sport fitness, sport science and leisure sports.
IV. Through various project executions and event holdings, construct a sport and health industry talent pool and cultivate the country’s high-level sport academic research talents.
Chapter 2 Organization and Responsibilities
Article 4. This center falls under the General Education Center and according to business needs, set up“Research and Development”, “Statistical Information”, and “Administration and Documentation” divisions, which are formed and tasked as follows:
I. Research and Development Division
i. In charge of research issues and practical development of the theoretical framework for the domestic and overseas sports academia and sport and health industry.
ii. Promote international and cross-strait collaboration on the sport and health industry and oversee the actual implementation, supervision, and evaluation, etc matters on related plans and programs.
iii. Participate in related conferences domestically and abroad and provide policy suggestions to relevant government units.
II. Statistical Information Division:
i. Conduct related service items such as research planning, design and investigations with regard to sport and health industry survey and promotion.
ii. Collect international and cross-strait sport and health industry research information and data and promote matters concerning the exchange and collaboration of related development experience.
iii. Specifically dedicated to facilitating related government units and private enterprises to engage in the sport and health industry and promoting research projects and related action plans.
III. Administration and Documentation Division:
i. Process administrative and organizational matters such as personnel, funding, documentation, general affairs, etc in the center as well as matters of maintenance and updating of computer hardware/software and websites.
ii. Organize international and cross-strait academic exchange events and matters relating to making arrangements and liaison for public forum events and conferences such as panel discussions and seminars.
i. Process contracts for various commissioned research and collaboration projects, carry out matters related to progress control and liaison, and write annual work reports, conduct annual evaluations, and formulate annual work plans.
Chapter 3 Establishment
Article 5. For the Center, one director shall be appointed and serve a two-year term to oversee center affair. The term can be continued. The director of the General Education Center shall recommend a professor in a related field holding a position of full-time associate professor or above. The hiring shall be submitted to and approved by the President.
Article 6. All business-related personnel will be appointed ad-hoc according to the project nature and terminated upon the project’s closure.
Article 7. The Center will set up a consultation committee for discussing important planning work. The director of the General Education Center shall make recommendations which will be presented to the President. The president will then appoint committee members that are sport-business related scholars and professionals in or outside the school and will serve for a term of two years and term can be continued. The director of the General Education Center will serve as the chair of the committee and all committee members are unpaid.
Chapter 4 Expenditures
Article 8. All of the task force center’s expenditures (including personnel e xpenditures) are paid out by the Center itself via commissioned projects or other self-sufficient methods. All income and expenditure of the Center are included under the university development fund; the various expenditure reports are handled according to university regulations.
Chapter 5 Supplementary Provisions
Article 9. Each Center must conduct a self-evaluation yearly and receive evaluation from the University upon 3 years of establishment. The evaluation items and methods will be conducted according to regulations.
Article 10. The Center will be considered automatically dissolved if any of the below situations occurs:
I. The reason for establishment becomes void, wherein the director of the Center, recommending supervisor, auditing conference, or President proposes a person in charge of abolition.
II. Violation of regulations stated in the Article 9.
III. The Center’s funds are not sufficient for operation.
Article 11. The regulations was passed in the General Education Center Conference and implemented following approval by the President. The same process applies when making amendments.