Policy Number: 300-005 Business and Finance
Policy Title: Contract Signing Authority Levels and Administrative Requirements
Responsible Officer: President
Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer; Office of the General Counsel
Effective Date: October 1, 2012 (Signing Authority Updated September 2023)
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Summary: This policy describes the administrative requirements which must be adhered to before signing purchase orders, purchase order amendments, contracts, contract amendments, endowed gift agreements, matching gift agreements, private support grants, and sponsored program agreements, such as research grants.
Keywords: delegation of authority, affiliation agreement, construction, gifts, pledges, outside counsel, purchase order, contracting authority