The larger colleges at the University of South Florida (USF) are designated as Responsibility Centers and have been delegated the authority to function like autonomous entities. The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is strategically committed to interdisciplinary initiatives that span the organizational boundaries of our academic departments and even colleges. While the College remains bound by the established policies and business procedures of the University, CAS has established an organizational structure and adopted business practices that make it unique to other colleges. This section clarifies the CAS organizational structure, roles, and responsibilities used for managing the financial resources of the College.