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Executive Memorandum No. 14
Delegation of Administrative Authority to Approve Certain Types of University Contracts, and Requirements for Submittal and Execution of Contracts Requiring Approval by the Board of Regents
Delegation of President's Authority to Approve Contracts
Pursuant to Section 6.4 of the Bylaws of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska and the Board of Regents Policy on Administrative Approval of University Contracts (RP-6.3.1), amended by the Board on December 4, 2018, the President hereby delegates authority to each Chancellor to approve those types of contracts outlined in the Addendum attached hereto, subject to the requirements stated in RP-6.3.1.
Each Chancellor may further delegate all or any portion of the authority outlined in the Addendum to such administrative officers and professional staff employees under his or her jurisdiction as will provide for the most efficient conduct of University campus business affairs; provided, that each such further delegation of authority to approve and execute contracts shall be documented in writing, signed by the Chancellor, and filed as a record with the Corporation Secretary before the same shall be effective.
Contracts Requiring Regents' Approval to be submitted to Regents in Final Written Form
Any proposed contract not described in Section 4 of RP-6.3.1 shall require specific approval by the Board of Regents. Each proposed contract requiring approval by the Board of Regents shall be submitted to the Board in final written form with the agenda of the meeting of the Board at which approval is requested. All such contracts once approved by the Board shall only be executed by the President (or officer designated by the President) and a second officer authorized to execute contracts pursuant to Section 6.4 of the Bylaws of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.
Dated this 20th day of December, 2018
December 14, 1994
Amended July 1, 1996
Amended March 5, 1998
Amended December 20, 2018