All authority to commit, acquire or engage the services from any individual, business concern or other institution providing goods and services to, or on behalf of the University, shall be pursuant to the empowered authority of the title of agent designated by the University, or, represented by a written directive of delegation of authority. Empowered authority shall be so stated and be qualified in University policies or other statements of responsibility issued by an officer of the University. Delegation of procurement authority will be a written document issued by the Director and shall contain specific responsibilities, limits of commitment and execution authority, and, be established for a specific period of time. Such delegations will not be expandable and will not allow for further levels or limits of delegation to others.
For more information, please consult section 1.0 of the Policy of Procurement and Engagement of Services.