According to the University Authorities (Part 3), under section 16 (1) The Authorities of the university shall be the Board, the Senate, the Management Committee of the University or by whatever name it may be referred to the Faculties, the schools, the Centres, the Academies, the Institute, the Studies Committee, the Selection Committees, the Employee Welfare Committee, the Student Welfare Committee and such other bodies as may be prescribed by statute as Authorities of the University.(2) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution the composition, powers and procedure of the Authorities shall be prescribed by statute.
Under Section 24 (4) The Vice Chancellor shall after consultation with the teacher of each faculty, appoint a Dean in respect of each Faculty and at least one Deputy Dean. The Board shall be informed of the appointments as soon as may be. The Dean shall be chairman of the Faculty and shall exercise such other functions as may be vested in him by statute, rules or regulations; and if owing to his absence on leave or for any other reason the Dean is unable to perform the duties of his office, it shall be lawful for the Deputy Dean or any other senior officer appointed by the Vice Chancellor to perform such duties of the Dean for such time as such disability may continue.
Section 24 (5) state that, the Vice Chancellor shall, after consultation with teacher of each School, Centre, Academy and Institute appoint a head of a School, a Centre an Academy and an Institute and may appoint at least one deputy head. The Board shall be informed of the appointments as soon as may be. The head and deputy head shall be styled by such tetle as may be prescribed by statute, rules ore regulations; and if owing to his absence on leave or for any other reason the head is unable to perform the duties of his office, it shall be lawful for the deputy head or any other senior officer appointed by the Vice Chancellor to perform the duties of the head for such time as such disability may continue.
Sources : The Constitution of The University Putra Malaysia (2010)