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  Presidential system article - Presidential system system government republic president head state head government - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Some political scientists consider the conflation of head of state and head of government duties to be a problem of presidentialism because criticism of the president cum head of state is criticism of the state itself.
Presidents in presidential systems are always active participants in the political process, though the extent of their relative power may be influenced by the political makeup of the legislature and whether their supporters or opponents have the dominant position therein.
In a presidential system, the president usually has special privileges in the enactment of legislation, namely the possession of a power of veto over legislation of bills, in some cases subject to the power of the legislature by weighed majority to override the veto.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Presidential_system   (2686 words)

  
 President of South Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under South Africa's Constitution.
The President is elected by members of the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament, usually being the leader of the largest party, which has been the African National Congress since the first non-racial elections were held of April 27, 1994.
Along with Mbeki, the last State President, F.W De Klerk also served as Deputy President, in his capacity as the leader of the National Party which was the second-largest party in the new Parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/President_of_South_Africa   (252 words)

  
 ipedia.com: President of the People's Republic of China Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the period from 1969-1982, the presidency was abolished mainly due to the arrest of the President Liu Shaoqi.
In the constitution of 1982, the President was conceived of as a figurehead head of state with actual state power resting in the hands of the Premier of the People's Republic of China and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China both of which were conceived of as being separate people.
In 1989, the President Yang Shangkun was able in cooperation with the then head of the Central Military Commission Deng Xiaoping to use the office of the President to declare martial law in Beijing and order the military crackdown of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
www.ipedia.com /president_of_the_people_s_republic_of_china.html   (1209 words)

  
 Clayton State President
Clayton State University is a fast growing university that currently enrolls approximately 6000 students in five schools and colleges, and serves a very diverse student population.
President Harden’s accomplishments at Clayton State University have been highlighted by growth of academic programs and student enrollment, refinement of core processes, and advancement in development of the Clayton State University Foundation.
President Harden earned his Bachelor of Science degree in industrial education from Miami University of Ohio, and a Master of Science degree in educational administration from the University of Dayton.
www.clayton.edu /president/bio.htm   (821 words)

  
 Plattsburgh State President Dr. John Ettling - Biography
Dr. John Ettling became the 10th president of the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh on June 15, 2004 after serving as vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of North Dakota for six years.
President Ettling served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Dakota (UND), the oldest and largest institution in the eleven-campus North Dakota University System from 1995 to 1998.
President Ettling holds a B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Virginia.
www.plattsburgh.edu /president/bio.php   (461 words)

  
 TCS: Tech Central Station - The Market State President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Nation State was defined and legitimated, in part, by its ability to ensure the material well being of its citizens.
Bush is proposing to steer many of the welfare state's commitments (to retirement, to health care) back to the individual, freeing the government to concentrate on safeguarding the country from a myriad of new dangers.
President Bush or President Kerry and their 2008 successors will be starring down the same abyss: the threats of the 21st century cannot be met with the government of the 20th.
techcentralstation.com /090804C.html   (1264 words)

  
 The Official Website: State House, Republic of Uganda
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged the United Nations to ensure once and for all that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is not used by negative forces to endanger the security of her neighbours.
The President said this today while meeting a delegation of the United Nations’ Observer Mission in the DRC (MONUC) together with the Chief of General Staff of the DRC Army at State House, Nakasero.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the atrocities that characterised Uganda’s history are deeply rooted in the colonial era whose structure of leadership left serious loopholes and a lot of unanswered questions at the time of independence that culminated in the turbulence.
www.statehouse.go.ug   (417 words)

  
 Ministry of State President - Index of Ministries - Republic of Botswana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The President also presides at meetings of the Cabinet, which is responsible for advising the President with respect to the policy of the Government and such other matters as may be referred to it by the President.
The functions of the department is to provide administrative support at the State House such as coordinating the executive and political activities of the President and the First Lady, by keeping and Maintaining their diaries for the day to day engagements.
The President of Court of appeal is appointed by the State President while the Justices of appeal are appointed by the President acting in accordance with the advise of the Judicial Service Commission.
www.gov.bw /government/ministry_of_state_president.html   (3021 words)

  
 NPR : State of the Union Speech - 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He briefly revisited the memorable "axis of evil" reference from his first State of the Union address a year ago, criticizing Iran for continued human rights abuses and warning North Korea that "America and the world will not be flmailed" by the threat of nuclear weapons.
As President Bush prepares to deliver his State of the Union address, NPR's Juan Williams joins residents of a St. Louis suburb for a discussion about Iraq, the economy and other issues the president's speech is likely to cover.
President Bush's State of the Union address is expected to fall just short of a call for war, and most likely include some reassurances about the economy.
www.npr.org /news/specials/sou/2003   (917 words)

  
 Penn State President Graham Spanier: 1997 State of the University Address
I consider the Penn State presidency to be the single most attractive leadership position in American higher education, even while some of you have gently suggested to me that it will surely be one of the most challenging.
President Atherton, in his inaugural address in 1882, spoke eloquently about the University's role in the education of what then was a class of men.
Penn State's national and international leadership in research is solidly established, with total research expenditures projected to exceed $340 million for 1994-95, a record high.
www.psu.edu /ur/GSpanier/sou/sou95.html   (4466 words)

  
 Buffalo State College - President's Bio
Immediately before her arrival at Buffalo State College, she was the vice president for public service and urban affairs at the University at Buffalo, where she had also served in various other leadership capacities over a 23-year period.
Nationally, she serves on the board of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C., on the Presidents' board of the National Collegiate Athletics Association, and on the SUNY board of directors of the Center for Russia.
She served as co-chair of the State University of New York Provost's Advisory Task Force on General Education, establishing guidelines for the institution of General Education curricula throughout the SUNY system.
www.buffalostate.edu /president/bio   (168 words)

  
 California State PTA | President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The president is the presiding officer and the official representative of the association.
The president-elect is one of the unit’s delegates to the California State PTA Convention.
The president is elected by the unit members to direct the affairs of the association in cooperation with the other members of the executive board.
www.capta.org /sections/management/president.cfm   (3206 words)

  
 President Bush Delivers State of the Union Address - US Department of State
President Bush delivers the State of the Union address Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at the Capitol in Washington.
President Bush delivered his annual State of the Union address February 2, saying the January 30 elections for Iraq’s national assembly “opens a new phase” of U.S. involvement in the country as the United States increasingly focuses its efforts toward training and preparing Iraq’s security forces.
The first half of the president’s speech largely concerned domestic U.S. issues, particularly the Social Security pension plan, which he said “is headed toward bankruptcy” by the year 2042 and would need higher taxes, massive government borrowing or benefit cuts in order to survive.
usinfo.state.gov /dhr/Archive/2005/Feb/02-506149.html   (1167 words)

  
 Utah Valley State College President Sederburg's Questions & Answers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Born in Nebraska but raised in Minnesota, President Sederburg began his academic journey by obtaining his own education: a bachelor's degree in education and political science from Mankato State University in Minnesota and a master's degree and doctorate both in political science from Michigan State University.
As a Michigan state senator and university president, President Sederburg tackled education issues with various state initiatives and involved academic administrators in state-wide economic, employment and technological issues.
President Sederburg and his wife Joyce, a school psychologist in the Provo School District, are the parents of two children.
www.uvsc.edu /admin/president/professional.html   (207 words)

  
 DR. EDWARD ROOT ELECTED STATE BOARD PRESIDENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was appointed to the State Board of Education in March 2002.
This month’s State Board meeting was the first for five members recently appointed by Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr.
The Maryland State Board of Education is a 12-member body appointed by the Governor.
marylandpublicschools.org /MSDE/pressrelease_details/07_21b_2004.htm   (240 words)

  
 President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1975, Putin graduated from the law department of the Leningrad State University.
On March 26, 2000, he was elected the President of the Russian Federation.
On March 14, 2004, he was reelected the President of the Russian Federation.
www.russianembassy.org /RUSSIA/President.HTM   (220 words)

  
 Thompson Named State Board President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The State Board of Education yesterday elected Dr. Russell Thompson, Columbia, to serve a second one-year term as president of the Missouri State Board of Education.
Thomas R. Davis, Kansas City, also was elected to serve a second term as vice president of the board.
The State Board of Education is made up of eight citizens appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate.
www.dese.state.mo.us /news/2001/thompson.htm   (152 words)

  
 State Announces President’s Awards on Physical Fitness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The State Champion award is presented annually to schools in each state with the highest number of students scoring at or above the 85 percentile on the President’s Challenge.
The five assessments of the President’s Challenge measure four components of physical fitness: a one-mile run/walk for heart and lung endurance; curl-ups for abdominal strength and endurance; a “sit and reach” stretch for muscular flexibility; pull-ups for upper body strength and endurance; and a shuttle run for agility.
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS) serves as an advisory body to the president and the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on matters involving physical activity, fitness and sports participation.
www.state.tn.us /education/nr041006.htm   (393 words)

  
 Office of The Gambian President: State House Online: Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
President Jammeh arrived Taipei Sunday as special guest of honour on Taiwan's national day celebration.
President Jammeh is at his farms in Kanilai where he spends his annual leave.
The President's commitment for food self-sufficiency in the Gambia is demonstrated by him being an exemplary farmer.
www.statehouse.gm   (204 words)

  
 WVDE News 07-15-2004 - Fish Elected State Board President
She is a member of the Education Subcommittee on Standards Based Accountability, the Holocaust Education Committee, the Center for Professional Development, and serves as the Board's representative to the National Association of State Boards of Education.
He has served as president of the West Virginia Education Association, the Board of Directors for the National Education Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the West Virginia State Fair.
The West Virginia Board of Education determines the educational policies of the state’s elementary and secondary schools and establishes the rules that carry into effect state law regarding education.
wvde.state.wv.us /news/800   (390 words)

  
 US Department of State – Home Page
President Bush (Oct. 20): "This is a time of great possibility in the Middle East.
And the people of the region are counting on their leaders to seize the opportunities for peace and progress.
Under Secretary Karen Hughes is traveling to Indonesia and Malaysia from October 20-24, 2005, visiting Jakarta, Aceh, and Kuala Lampur to meet with students, non-governmental organizations, senior government officials.
www.state.gov   (385 words)

  
 GOP.com | Republican National Committee :: President Bush's State Of The Union Address
Tomorrow morning, Secretary of State Rice departs on a trip that will take her to Israel and the West Bank for meetings with Prime Minister Sharon and President Abbas.
The goal of two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace, is within reach -- and America will help them achieve that goal.
To promote peace and stability in the broader Middle East, the United States will work with our friends in the region to fight the common threat of terror, while we encourage a higher standard of freedom.
www.gop.com /News/Read.aspx?ID=5118   (5081 words)

  
 Department of State Wins President’s Quality Award
The Department of State has won the prestigious President’s Quality Award for its innovation in integrating the Office of Management and Budget’s Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) into Department’s overall strategic planning and performance management system.
This year’s Award recognizes the Department of State’s success in demonstrating accountability for taxpayer dollars and meeting the President’s Management Agenda Initiative on Budget and Performance Integration and.
The President’s Quality Award, administered by the Office of Personnel Management since 1988, honors federal organizations with exemplary records in quality management and customer service and recognizes Federal organizations that have improved their overall performance and demonstrated a sustained trend in delivering high quality products and services to customers.
www.state.gov /r/pa/prs/ps/2004/39740.htm   (273 words)

  
 Office of the President: Ball State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
President Gora poses with a character from a Ball State film designed to teach freshmen the university fight song.
President Jo Ann M. Gora comes to Ball State with many years of experience in higher education, including serving as chancellor at University of Massachusetts Boston and provost at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. Learn more.
Ball State President Jo Ann M. Gora appointed to the Indiana Education Roundtable
www.bsu.edu /president   (136 words)

  
 Ball State president to become CEO of U21pedagogia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
U21pedagogica Ltd. (Pedagogica), chartered in Guernsey, the Channel Islands, with headquarters in Charlottesville, Va., was established in 2001 as an international supplier of quality assurance services to higher education.
Ball State University President Blaine A. Brownell has accepted the position of chief executive officer of U21pedagogica Limited (Pedagogica) and will begin his new job Feb. 1.
Prior to that he was provost and vice president for academic affairs and a professor of history at the
www.bsu.edu /news/article/0,1370,37851-5079-14092,00.html   (614 words)

  
 President's Annual State of the Union Message to Congress
President's Annual State of the Union Message to Congress
This site is managed by the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.
fpc.state.gov /c11182.htm   (157 words)

  
 Utah State University
Utah State University First Lady Joyce Albrecht and Becky Spetman, wife of Athletics Director Randy Spetman, hosted a luncheon that put Utah State's women's athletics programs in the spotlight.
Attending were Utah State's female coaches and the spouses and partners of other coaches.
It was a gathering to meet new additions to Utah State and to get acquainted with each other.
www.usu.edu /president   (394 words)

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