Delegated Signature Authority

Only select employees have signature authority to sign contracts, agreements, or purchase orders on behalf of The University of Texas at Austin. Contracts and agreement must comply with procurement

Procedures, and must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate institutional office prior to execution.  No University employee, other than those with designated signature authority may sign agreements on behalf of The University. The listing below indicates what people have signatory authority to sign legally binding agreements on behalf of The University.

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Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

GIFTS: 

Delegation of authority to accept gifts (other than gifts of real property). Delegation of authority to accept current purpose gifts other than securities to the University of Texas at Austin, provided that each gift is processed in accordance with all applicable laws, Rules, policies and the UT Gift Acceptance Procedures. 

Rule 60101, Section 5; Article 2, Section 6, UT System Gift Acceptance Procedures 

Jay Hartzell, President

Scott A. Rabenold, Vice President for Development 

October 26, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

GIFTS:

Delegation of authority to accept gifts (other than gifts of real property or outdoor works of art) in the amount of $1,000,000 or less. 

Rule 60101, Section 5; UT System Gift Acceptance Procedures 

Jay Hartzell, President

Francis Lee Bash, Executive Director for Operations 

May 5, 2014 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

GIFTS OF SECURITIES:

Delegation of authority to accept current purpose gifts of securities to The University of Texas at Austin provided that each gift is processed in accordance with all applicable laws, Rules, policies and the UT Gift Acceptance Procedures. 

Rule 60101, Section 5; Section 7, UT System Gift Acceptance Procedures  Jay Hartzell, President

The University of Texas System Office of External Relations, Communications and Advancement Services

Randa S. Safady, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of External Relations, Communications and Advancement Services

Andria Brannon, Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement Services, Office of Gift Administration, Compliance and Advancement Services

February 12, 2021
GIFTS OF SECURITIES:

Delegation of authority to accept current purpose gifts of securities to The University of Texas at Austin provided that each gift is processed in accordance with all applicable laws, Rules, policies and the UT Gift Acceptance Procedures. 
Rule 60101, Section 5; Section 7, UT System Gift Acceptance Procedures  Jay Hartzell, President

Randa Safady, Vice Chancellor of External Relations

Julia Lynch, Associate Vice Chancellor for Gift Administration 

Andria Brannon, Director of Endowment Administration and Advancement Services

December 6, 2019 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022. 

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulation From Delegate Date of Delegation

IRS FORMS RELATED TO GIFTS:

Delegation of authority to execute certain IRS forms, including IRS Form 8283 and 8282. This authority extends only to necessary IRS forms relating to gifts accepted on behalf of the University of Texas at Austin. 

Rule 60101, Section 6 ; Rule 60101, Section 2

Jay Hartzell, President

Vice President for University Development Executive Director

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Associate Vice President and Controller

October 26, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

BANKING:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts for banking services. 

Rule 10501; UTS166; UTS167 

Jay Hartzell, President 

Ms. Linda Shaunessy 

August 1, 2012 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

BANKING:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts for banking services. 

Rule 22201, Section 5.1 

Jay Hartzell, President 

Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

April 18, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

MAJOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

(1) Sign and execute changes to fully executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a value of $250,000 per change funded from within the contract,

(2) Sign and execute changes to a fully executed Architectural and Engineering Design Service Contract on the approved template up to a value of $75,000 per change, and

(3)  Sign and execute Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) work orders for technical service providers on the approved template up to a value of $75,000, and within the total amount of money available under the UT Austin agreement. 

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President 

Michael Zimmerman, Project Manager II, Capital Planning and Construction

March 1, 2021

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS RELATED TO MAJOR CAPITAL PROJECTS – CHANGES TO FULLY EXECUTED CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to sign and execute changes to fully-executed construction agreements on the approved template with a total value not to exceed $10,000 per change funded from within the contract.

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $10,000 per change

John Hamilton, Construction Inspector II, Campus Planning & Project Management

Kevin Preuss, Project Manager II, Campus Planning & Project Management

March 6, 2018 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022. 

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

NEW MINOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AND MINOR REPAIR AND REHABILITATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to (1) execute and deliver construction related agreements, guaranteed maximum price or changes, and other documents; and (2) appoint architects; approve plans and construction documents; execute and deliver agreements and changes with architects, engineers, and other professional service providers for all new minor construction projects and minor repair and rehabilitation projects with an anticipated value under $4 million. 

Rule 80403; Rule 10501  Jay Hartzell, President David Darling, Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management  January 8, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

MINOR AND MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS – WORK ORDERS, CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS, AGREEMENTS AND CHANGES TO FULLY EXECUTED AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to: 

(1) Sign and execute construction agreements on the approved template up to a total value of $4,000,000 funded from within the contract.

(2) Sign and execute changes to fully executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a total value of $4,000,000 per change funded from within the contract.

(3) Sign and execute Architectural and Engineering Design and Professional Services Contracts on the approved template up to a total value of $4,000,000.

(4) Sign and execute changes to a fully executed Architectural and Engineering Design and Professional Services Contract on the approved template up to a total value of $4,000,000 per change.

(5) Appoint architects, approve construction related plans and construction related documents.

(6) Sign, execute and deliver related contracts and/or agreements with a guaranteed maximum price or stipulated sum proposals or related documents with an anticipated value up to $4,000,000.

(7) Sign, execute and deliver contracts and/or agreements with architects, engineers, and other professional service providers for all new minor or major construction projects and minor or major repair and rehabilitation projects with an anticipated value up to $4,000,000.

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer August 30, 2019 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum. You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation. As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145). Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

(1) Sign and execute changes to fully executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a value of the Total Project Cost less the Project Contingency funded from within the contract.

(2) Sign and execute changes to a fully executed Architectural and Engineering Design Service Contract on the approved template up to a value of the Total Project Cost less the Project Contingency.

(3) Sign and execute Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) work orders for technical service providers on the approved template up to a value of the Total Project Cost less the Project Contingency, and within the total amount of money under the UT Austin agreement.

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

David Darling, Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management 

January 8, 2020

(Cont. September 23, 2020) 

MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

(1) Sign and execute changes to fully executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a value of $750,000 per change funded from within the contract.

(2) Sign and execute changes to a fully executed Architectural and Engineering Design Service Contract on the approved template up to a value of $200,000 per change.

(3) Sign and execute IDIQ work orders for technical service providers on the approved template up to a value of $200,000, and within the total amount of money under the UT System agreement.

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501  Jay Hartzell, President Mr. James Shackelford 

September 6, 2017 

(Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS RELATED TO MAJOR CAPITAL PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

(1) Sign and execute changes to fully executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a value of the Total Project Cost.

(2) Sign and execute changes to a fully executed Architectural and Engineering Design Service Contract on the approved template up to a value of the Total Project Cost.

(3) Sign and execute IDIQ work orders for technical service providers on the approved template up to a value of the Total Project Cost, and within the total amount of money under the UT System agreement.

(4) Sign and execute Purchase Orders for the purchase of Fixtures, Furniture, and Equipment related to major capital projects provided the cost of the purposed does not exceed Total Project Cost. 

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Mr. Darrell Bazzell 

September 6, 2017 

(Cont. September 23, 2020)

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS RELATED TO MAJOR CAPITAL PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

(1) Sign and execute changes to fully executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a value of $500,000 per change funded from within the contract.

(2) Sign and execute changes to a fully executed Architectural and Engineering Design Service Contract on the approved template up to a value of $125,000 per change.

(3) Sign and execute IDIQ work orders for technical service providers on the approved template up to a value of $125,000, and within the total amount of money under the UT System agreement.

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Mr. Michael Uyeda 

September 6, 2017 

(Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS RELATED TO MAJOR CAPITAL PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

(1) Sign and execute changes to fully executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a value of $250,000 per change funded from within the contract.

(2) Sign and execute changes to a fully executed Architectural and Engineering Design Service Contract on the approved template up to a value of $75,000 per change.

(3) Sign and execute IDIQ work orders for technical service providers on the approved template up to a value of $75,000, and within the total amount of money under the UT System agreement.

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Mr. Mark Brooks

Mr. Michael Byer

Mr. Scott Naylor

Mr. Keith Westmoreland 

September 6, 2017 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS RELATED TO MAJOR CAPITAL PROJECTS - CHANGES TO FULLY EXECUTED CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to sign and execute changes to fully-executed construction agreements on the approved template up to a value of $10,000 per change funded from within the contract. 

Rule 80402; Rule 80404; Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Mr. Steven Arzola

Mr. John Gorencel

Mr. Richard Ortega

September 6, 2017 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

CONSTRUCTION – PRIVATIZED CONSTRUCTION PROJECT – MOODY CENTER AND ANCILLARY PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

1) approve changes to fully executed agreements for construction services up to a value of the Total Project Cost;

2) approve and execute changes to a fully executed architect, engineer, and professional service agreements up to a value of the Total Project Cost;

3) approve and execute changes to technical service providers up to a value of the Total Project Cost, (and within the total contract value in accordance with the Regents’ rules if services are procured under master agreements with The University of Texas at Austin).

Rule 10501

Jay Hartzell, President

Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and

Chief Financial Officer, Financial and

Administrative Services 

November 4, 2020

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

CONSTRUCTION – PRIVATIZED CONSTRUCTION PROJECT – MOODY CENTER AND ANCILLARY PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to:

1) approve changes to fully executed agreements for construction services up to a value of the Total Project Cost less the Project Contingency;

2) approve and execute changes to a fully executed architect, engineer, and professional service agreements up to a value of the Total Project Cost less the Project Contingency;

3) approve and execute changes to technical service providers up to a value of the Total Project Cost less the Project Contingency, (and within the total contract value in accordance with the Regents’ Rules if services are procured under master agreements with The University of Texas at Austin).

Rule 10501

Jay Hartzell, President

David Darling, Associate Vice President,

Facilities Planning and Management

November 4, 2020

SPACE LEASE:

Delegation of authority relating to space lease agreements for a value of $1,000,000 or less. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

April 18, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020)  

SPACE LEASE:

Delegation of authority relating to space lease agreements for a value of $1,000,000 or less. 

Rule 10501, Section 5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Ms. Amy Wanamaker 

June 2, 2008 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

PURCHASE ORDERS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for the routine purchase of equipment, supplies, goods and services. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

April 18, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

PURCHASE ORDERS – SOFTWARE, DATA USE AND TECHNOLOGY

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver both competitive and non-competitive purchase orders for the routine purchase of equipment, supplies, goods, and services up to $1,000,000. 
Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Rogelio Anasagasti, Assistant Vice President for Procurement and Payment Services  January 8, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

PURCHASE ORDERS – CENTRAL BUSINESS OFFICE

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver both competitive and non-competitive purchase orders for the routine purchase of equipment, supplies, goods, and services up to $25,000. 

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Procurement Specialists, Central Business Office  February 25, 2014 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 
PURCHASE ORDERS – UNIVERSITY UNIONS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders of an amount not to exceed $5,000 for routine purchases of goods and services other than capital equipment. 
Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $5,000 

Executive Director Director II
Assistant Director
Senior Procurement Officer 

August 5, 2015 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

PURCHASE ORDERS – UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchases of items for resale on certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. 

Rule 10501, Section 4.5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Director
Assistant Director for Business and Ancillary Services
Senior Departmental Buyer
Procurement Officer 

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

PURCHASE ORDERS – UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchases of items for resale on certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. 

Rule 10501, Section 4.5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Director
Assistant Director and Financial Officer Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief 

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

PURCHASE ORDERS – MARINE SCIENCE INSTITUTE:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchases of items for resale on certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. 

Rule 10501, Section 4.5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Director 

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

PURCHASE ORDERS – TEXAS NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchases of items for resale on certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. 

Rule 10501, Section 4.5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Director

Director of Operations Accounting Clerk III Sr. LAN Administrator

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 
PURCHASE ORDERS – MCDONALD OBSERVATORY ASTRONOMER’S LODGE AND VISITORS CENTER:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchases of items for resale on certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations.
Rule 10501, Section 4.5  Jay Hartzell, President Assistant Director for Administration  February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020)
PURCHASE ORDERS – DIVISION OF HOUSING AND FOOD SERVICE:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchase of food and beverages for resale. Certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. 
Rule 10501  Jay Hartzell, President Executive Director Director II August 5, 2015 (Cont. September 23, 2020)
PURCHASE ORDERS – WINEDALE HISTORICAL CENTER: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchase of food and beverages for resale. Certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. Rule 10501, Section 4.5 Jay Hartzell, President

Denise Mayorga, Assistant Director 

-or- 

Dr. Don Carleton, Director, Center for American History 

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

PURCHASE ORDERS – CAMPUS CLUB:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchase of food and beverages for resale. Certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. 

Rule 10501, Section 4.5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Director 

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

PURCHASE ORDERS – CENTRAL PURCHASING OFFICE: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders of an amount set by the Purchasing Director, but not to exceed $100,000 for routine purchases of equipment, goods, and services. 

Rule 10501, Section 4.5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $100,000 

Central Purchasing Office Buyers 

March 17, 2010 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

PURCHASE ORDERS – APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORIES (ARL):

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver competitive and non- competitive purchase orders for the routine purchase of equipment, supplies, goods, and services up to $25,000. (All purchases over $25,000 will be routed to Purchasing for competitive solicitation and compliance per HUB requirements.) 

Rule 10501, Section 4.5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Up to $25,000 

Applied Research Laboratories Executive Director
Purchasing Manager
Senior Departmental Buyer 

January 26, 2010 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

PURCHASE ORDERS – LIBRARY - TARLTON LAW SCHOOL, SCHOOL OF LAW:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for the routine purchase of books and periodicals.

    

Rule 10501, Section 4.5

Jay Hartzell, President

Director
Associate Director for Administration and Collections Services

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

PURCHASE ORDERS – LIBRARY - UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS LIBRARIES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for the routine purchase of books and periodicals. 
Rule 10501, Section 4.5  Jay Hartzell, President Vice Provost and Director
Executive Associate Director
Associate Director
Financial Officer and Financial Analyst 
February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020)
PURCHASE ORDERS – LIBRARY - HARRY RANSOM HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTER:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for the routine purchase of books and manuscripts and other collection materials. 
Rule 10501, Section 4.5  Jay Hartzell, President Director

Associate Director Administrative Service Officer Senior Procurement Officer 
February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020)
CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts for the purchase of equipment, supplies, goods and services. 
Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer  April 18, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 
CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts of any kind or nature, including the purchase of equipment, supplies, goods and services. 
Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Ms. Linda Shaunessy August 1, 2012 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts of any kind or nature, including contracts for service provided by the university using the standard contract template for services provided by a service center. All services provided will be in accordance with the university approved service center rates. The total value of each agreement shall not exceed $25,000.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $25,000

Dan Jaffe, Vice President for Research

November 4, 2021

UNIVERSITY UNIONS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver two (2) standard University Unions contracts and agreements of $50,000 or less for:
(1) Texas Union Building Use

(2) Performance

Rule 10501  Jay Hartzell, President Mulugeta Ferede, Executive Director, University Unions May 19, 2014 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

CACTUS CAFÉ MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Cactus Café Memorandum of Agreements as approved by Legal Affairs for performances in the amount of $50,000 or less. 

Delegation does not include agreements with entities/individuals located outside of the United States of America. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

$50,000 or less 

Sylvia Ponce-Carson, Deputy General Manager/Deputy Executive Director Deborah Hiott, Executive Director 

December 6, 2019 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

UT PRESS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver UT Press contracts on the approved template with a value up to $250,000. Any contracts with a foreign vendor or foreign governmental entity must be approved by Legal Affairs. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Up to $250,000 

Robert Devens, Interim Director, UT Press 

January 8, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

INTERAGENCY CONTRACT WITH U.T. INSTITUTIONS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts or agreements with System Administration or between or among U.T. Institutions for resources or services. 

Rule 10501, Section 2.7 

Jay Hartzell, President

Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

April 18, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

INTERAGENCY CONTRACT WITH U.T. INSTITUTIONS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts or agreements with System Administration or between or among U.T. Institutions for resources or services. 

Rule 10501, Section 2.7 

Jay Hartzell, President

Ms. Linda Shaunessy 

August 1, 2012 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

INTERAGENCY CONTRACT WITH U.T. INSTITUTIONS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts or agreements with System Administration or between or among U.T. Institutions for Resources or Services up to $50,000 in value

Rule 10501, Section 2.7 Jay Hartzell, President

Up to $50,000

Deans

Associate or Assistant Deans for Business Finance, or Administration

June 11, 2012 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

INTERAGENCY COOPERATION CONTRACTS; BUSINESS FORMS - OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR EMPLOYEE AND CAMPUS SERVICES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver the Standard Interlocal Cooperation Contracts and the Standard Interagency Cooperation Contract (OGC SC84) on behalf of University Printing Services in the amount of $50,000 or less.

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Business Forms related to Work Source Child Care Solutions and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for Child and Adult Care Food Program, on behalf of the University Child Development Center.

Rule 10501, Section 5 Jay Hartzell, President $50,000 or less

Marla L. Martinez, Associate Vice President
February 12, 2007 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

INTERLOCAL AND INTERAGENCY COOPERATION CONTRACTS - CHARLES A. DANA CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Standard Interlocal Cooperation Contracts and the Standard Interagency Cooperation Contracts, in the amount of $50,000 or less for services provided by the Office of Telecommunication Services. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

$50,000 or less 

Richard P. Blount, Director III 

March 21, 2013 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

CONTRACTS - SPONSORED RESEARCH – APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORIES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver legal documents, contracts, or grant proposals for sponsored research that require the reviewer to hold a top secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) or access to the Special Access Program (SAP). This authority will only be utilized in those instances specifically reviewed and approved by the Vice President for Research.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Karl Fisher, Executive Director Tim Hawkins, Deputy Executive Director Applied Research Laboratories June 3, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

SPONSORED RESEARCH – APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORIES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver legal documents, contracts, or grant proposals for sponsored research that require the reviewer to hold a top secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) or access to the Special Access Program (SAP), this authority will only be utilized only in those instances specifically reviewed and approved by the Vice President for Research. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Executive Director Deputy Executive Director 

October 8, 2015 (Cont. September 23, 2020)  

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

SPONSORED RESEARCH – APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORIES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver certain contracts for sponsored research between The University of Texas at Austin and agencies of the U.S. Government. This authority will only be utilized in those instances specifically reviewed and approved by the Vice President for Research. This authority remains in effect throughout your tenure as executive director of Applied Research Laboratories unless revoked.

Rule 10501

Jay Hartzell, President

Karl Fisher, Executive Director, Applied Research Laboratories

June 15, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

INSTITUTIONAL OFFICER –HUMAN AND ANIMAL RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to represent The University of Texas at Austin on matters related to human and animal research:

-Promoting an institutional culture of respect for the human and animal research enterprises;

-Overseeing compliance with all applicable federal regulations and guidance, state law and institutional policies;

-Ensuring that the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and the Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP) function effectively;

-Ensuring that the institution provides the resources and support necessary to comply with all requirements applicable to research involving human and animal subjects;

-Designating one or more compliance review committees to fulfill the requirements of the federal regulations; -Ensuring that the compliance review committees’ functions independently, and that the Chairs and membership have access to the IO to express concerns;

-Appointing review committee Chairpersons and members;

-Providing sufficient resources, space, and staff to support the compliance committee review and record keeping duties;

-Overseeing processes to ensure investigators fulfill their responsibilities under applicable regulations;

-Reviewing and signing memoranda of understanding, cooperative agreements, and IRB authorization agreements between UT Austin and other organizations; and

-Serving as the signatory authority and point of contact for correspondence with federal oversight bodies.

(Rule 10501)

Jay Hartzell, President

 

Dan Jaffe, Vice President for Research

November 4, 2021

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

SPONSORED RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state, federal and other contracts or proposals for sponsored research on behalf of the UT System Board of Regents. The total value of each agreement shall not exceed $5,000,000.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $5,000,000

Dan Jaffe, Vice President for Research

November 4, 2021

SPONSORED RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state, federal, and other contracts or proposals for sponsored research. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

October 31, 2018 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

SPONSORED RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state and federal contracts or proposals for sponsored research. 

Rule 10501  Jay Hartzell, President Dr. Daniel Jaffe January 16, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

SPONSORED RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state and federal contracts or proposals for sponsored research. 

Rule 10501  Jay Hartzell, President Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Projects  April 6, 2015 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

SPONSORED RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state and federal contracts or proposals for sponsored research. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Projects 

April 6, 2015 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

SPONSORED RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state and federal contracts or proposals for sponsored research. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Elena Mota, Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Projects 

April 16, 2015 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

SPONSORED RESEARCH:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state and federal contracts or proposals for sponsored research. 

Rule 10501, Section 5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Associate Directors

Office of Sponsored Research 

November 16, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

SPONSORED PROJECTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state, federal and other contracts or proposals for sponsored projects. 

Rule 10501, Section 5; Rule 10501, Section 2 

Jay Hartzell, President

Courtney Swaney, Assistant Director Office of Sponsored Projects 

January 8, 2009 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

SPONSORED PROJECTS –INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts and agreements related to sponsored research, including those that may grant, convey, or relate to an interest in intellectual property owned or controlled by the Board. Covers research proposals and contracts with corporate sponsors, non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, amendments, and subcontracts. Total value not to exceed $1,000,000.

Rule 10501; Rule 90101, Sections 15.1 and 15.3 Jay Hartzell, President

Value not to exceed $1,000,000

Christine Dixon Thiesing, Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation & Economic Impact

Rebecca Leamon, Associate Director, Innovation & Economic Impact

October 26, 2021

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

SPONSORED PROJECTS –INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts and agreements related to sponsored research, including those that may grant, convey, or relate to an interest in intellectual property owned or controlled by the Board. Covers research proposals and contracts with corporate sponsors, non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, amendments, and subcontracts. Total value not to exceed $250,000.

Rule10501; Rule 90101, Sections 15.1 and 15.3 Jay Hartzell, President

Value does not exceed $250,000

Industry Contract Coordinators, Office of Innovation & Economic Impact

October 26, 2021

SPONSORED PROJECTS – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts, agreements, and other documents related to sponsored research, including those that may grant, convey, or relate to an interest in intellectual property owned or controlled by the Board. 

Series 10501, Section 6; Series 90105  Jay Hartzell, President Ty Helpinstill, Associate Director, Office of Industry Engagement  January 13, 2012 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 
SPONSORED PROJECTS - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (OFFICE OF SPONSORED PROJECTS):

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements granting an interest in intellectual property up to $1,000,000 in value. 
Rule 10501, and 90105, Sections 1 & 3  Jay Hartzell, President Director

Associate Director Assistant Director 
February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

AGREEMENTS WITH CORPORATE SPONSORS AND AGREEMENTS THAT GRANT AN INTEREST IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements granting an interest in intellectual property. Includes typical option and license agreements and research contracts with corporate sponsors, as well as non-disclosure agreements and material transfer agreements. 

Rule 10501; Rule 90101, Sects. 15.1 and 15.3; UTS125 

Jay Hartzell, President

Les Nichols, Interim Director, Office of Technology Commercialization 

July 25, 2018 (Cont. September 23, 2020)  

NON-FUNDED AGREEMENTS (OFFICE OF SPONSORED PROJECTS):

Delegation of authority to execute non-funded agreements (i.e. material transfer agreements, non-disclosure agreements, memoranda of understanding, and other similar agreements). 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Senior Contract Coordinators, Office of Sponsored Projects 

November 8, 2019 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements granting an interest in intellectual property. Covers typical option and license agreements, technology validation agreements, research proposals and contracts with corporate sponsors, non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, as well as amendments and subcontracts thereof. Total value of each agreement shall not exceed $5,000,000.

Rule 10501; Rule 90101, Sects. 15.1 and 15.3 Jay Hartzell, President

Value not to exceed $5,000,000

Dan Jaffe, Vice President for Research

November 4, 2021

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements granting an interest in intellectual property. 
Rule 10501; Rule 90105, Sects. 1 and 3 Jay Hartzell, President Dr. Daniel Jaffe  January 16, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

SOFTWARE, DATA USE AND TECHNOLOGY CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver software licenses and contracts and data use and technology contracts with a value up to $1,000,000.

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Up to $1,000,000 

Rogelio Anasagasti, Assistant Vice President for Procurement and Payment Services 

January 8, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020)  

MOODY CENTER ENABLING PROJECT AGREEMENT – APPROVE CHANGES:

Delegation of authority to approve changes to the work performed by Hunt Construction under the agreement where changes to not exceed a value of the Total Project Cost. Delegation relates only to the work performed by Hunt Construction in association with Construction License Agreement dated October 10, 2019, and any amendments to the License Agreement. Section 5(c) of the Construction License Agreement requires written approval for any changes performed by Hunt Construction. 
Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Darrell Bazzell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer  January 8, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 
MOODY CENTER ENABLING PROJECT AGREEMENT – APPROVE CHANGES:

Delegation of authority to approve changes to the work performed by Hunt Construction under the agreement where changes to not exceed $750,000 funded from contingency within the Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment. Delegation relates only to the work performed by Hunt Construction in association with Construction License Agreement dated October 10, 2019, and any amendments to the License Agreement. Section 5(c) of the Construction License Agreement requires written approval for any changes performed by Hunt Construction. 
Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Up to $750,000 

James Shackleford, Director, Capital Planning and Construction 

January 8, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

HOTEL CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts with hotels. Authority extends only to contracts for hotel located in the United States, related support services such as catering, and audiovisual services contained within the hotel contract. When determining the total value of the agreement, please add up all possible charges and fees that could be assessed.

The delegated authority does not allow you to sign contracts for hotel and/or conference center services with a hotel and/or conference center located outside of the United States of America.

The delegated authority is limited to signing the following contracts with no changes: UT Austin’s Standard Hotel Agreement with a total value not to exceed $15,000.

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $15,000

Robert Novak, Chief Financial Officer, Intercollegiate Athletics

December 10, 2020 

HOTEL CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver hotel contracts. Authority extends only to contracts for hotels located in the United States and related support services such as catering and audiovisual services contained within the hotel contract. 

Standard Hotel Agreement with no changes and a total value not to exceed $15,000. 

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $15,000 

Eric Alan Roe, Executive Director of Center for Lifelong Engineering Education, The Cockrell School of Engineering 

Melinda McGlaun, Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist, The Jackson School of Geosciences 

Terry Newman, Assistant Dean, The Jackson School of Geosciences 

Jim Dougherty, Assistant Director and Financial Officer, The University of Texas Libraries 

Jennifer W. Maedgen, Senior Associate Vice President, Clinical Associate Professor 

May 9, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

HOTEL CONTRACTS - SCHOOL OF LAW:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver hotel contracts. Authority extends only to contracts for hotels located in the United States and related support services such as catering and audiovisual services contained within the hotel contract. 

Standard Hotel Agreement with no changes and a total value not to exceed $15,000. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $15,000 

Gregory J. Smith, Assistant Dean for Continuing Legal Education 

June 14, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020)  

HOTEL CONTRACTS - JACKSON SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver hotel contracts. Authority extends only to contracts for hotels located in the United States and related support services such as catering and audiovisual services contained within the hotel contract. 

Standard Hotel Agreement with no changes and a total value not to exceed $15,000. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $15,000 

Sara Sieberath, Sr. Grants and Contracts Specialist 

June 14, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020)  

FOREIGN TRAVEL:

Delegation of authority to execute and approve foreign travel (for faculty members and research staff) that is to be funded from accounts under your supervision. You must adopt an arrangement to coordinate the approval of foreign travel requests that involve multiple funding sources under the control of more than one Vice President. With reference to foreign travel that is to be funded from accounts that require approval by the Governor’s Office, you should sign for the “Agency Administrator” on the prescribed form and attach a copy of this delegation letter as evidence of your authority.

Rule 20801 Jay Hartzell, President Dan Jaffe, Vice President for Research November 5, 2021

FOREIGN TRAVEL EXPENDITURES:

Delegation of authority to execute and approve foreign travel (for faculty members and research staff) that is to be funded from accounts under your supervision. With reference to foreign travel that is funded from accounts that require approval by the Governor’s Office, you should sign for the “Agency Administrator” on the prescribed form and attach a copy of this delegation letter as evidence of your authority. 

Section 660.024, Government Code; Article IX, Section 5.08(i), Appropriations Act  Jay Hartzell, President Dr. Daniel Jaffe  January 16, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

FOREIGN TRAVEL:

Delegation to approve foreign travel (for faculty members and research staff) that is to be funded from accounts under your supervision. You must adopt an arrangement to coordinate the approval of foreign travel requests that involve multiple funding sources under the control of more than one Vice President. With reference to foreign travel that is funded from accounts that require approval by the Governor’s Office, you should sign for the “Agency Chief Administrator” on the prescribed form and attach a copy of this delegation letter as evidence of your authority.

Section 660.024, Government Code; Article IX, Section 5.08(i), Appropriations Act; Rule 20801 Jay Hartzell, President Sharon Wood, Executive Vice President and Provost September 15, 2021
FOREIGN TRAVEL:

Delegation to approve foreign travel (for faculty members and research staff) that is to be funded from accounts under your supervision. With reference to foreign travel that is funded from accounts that require approval by the Governor’s Office, you should sign for the “Agency Chief Administrator” on the prescribed form and attach a copy of this delegation letter as evidence of your authority. 
Section 660.024, Government Code; Article IX, Section 5.08(i), Appropriatio ns Act  Jay Hartzell, President Vice Presidents and Deans 

February 1, 2006 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

EXCEPTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) ACCESSIBILITY RULES (EIR):

Delegation of authority to approve exceptions to certain rules and regulations promulgated by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) relating to accessibility of electronic and information resources (EIR) by disabled persons. 

TAC Title 1, Ch. 213 and Ch. 206, Rule 206.70; UTS150; System Admin Policies, Laws, and Special Instructions; OGC Bulletins 2006-1 and 2009-1 

Jay Hartzell, President

Jennifer W. Maedgen 

January 27, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION AND EXCHANGE AGREEMENTS:

Delegation to execute and deliver academic and scientific cooperation and exchange agreements. 

Rule 10501, Section 2; Rule 10501, Section 3.2 

Jay Hartzell, President

Sonia Feigenbaum, Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement

June 15, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

BANQUET EVENT ORDERS – INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Banquet Event Orders, or an order form for hotel services, such as catering and audiovisual services in regards to a hotel agreement. Such agreements should have already been properly signed by a University official, who has the delegated authority to sign the hotel agreement. Banquet Event Orders cannot be signed if the Banquet Event Order contains any sentences or language which conflicts with existing, signed hotel agreement. Banquet Event Orders for team travel may not include the purchase of alcohol. This delegated authority is limited to signing Banquet Event Order(s) of an amount not to exceed $15,000 for the routine purchase of goods and services associated with team travel.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $15,000

Robert Novak, Chief Financial Officer, Intercollegiate Athletics

December 10, 2020

BANQUET EVENT ORDERS – INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Banquet Event Orders or an order form for hotel services: such as catering and audiovisual services in regards to a hotel agreement that has already been properly signed by a University official who has the delegated authority to sign the hotel agreement. Banquet Event Orders cannot be signed if the Banquet Event Order contains any sentences or language which conflicts with existing signed hotel agreement. Banquet Event Orders for team travel may not include the purchase of alcohol. The delegated authority is limited to signing Banquet Event Order(s) of an amount not to exceed $15,000 for the routine purchase of goods and services associated with team travel.

Rule 10501

Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $15,000

Director of Operations

August 20, 2015 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

WOMEN’S ATHLETICS SPORTS EVENTS – STANDARD AGREEMENTS (INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS):

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver: (1) Standard Memorandum of Agreement for Women’s Athletics Sports Events, not to exceed $25,000. (2) Women’s Basketball Game Agreement, not to exceed $100,000. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Christine A. Plonsky, Athletics Director

Urban W. Arredondo, Manager of Contracts 

June 4, 2012 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

LETTERS OF AGREEMENT--COLLEGE OF PHARMACY:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver the College of Pharmacy standard Letter of Agreement (“Addendum to Affiliation Agreement”), OGC-SC94, for services in the amount of $50,000 or less. 

Rule 10501, Section 5  Jay Hartzell, President

$50,000 or less

M. Lynn Crismon, Dean

Joseph M. Sosler, Assistant Dean

June 26, 2008

(Cont. September 23, 2020)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation
INTERAGENCY COOPERATION CONTRACTS – COLLEGE OF PHARMACY:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver the College of Pharmacy the Standard Interagency Cooperation Contract (OGC- SC84) in the amount of $50,000 or less. 
Rule 10501, Section 5  Jay Hartzell, President

$50,000 or less 

M. Lynn Crismon, Dean
Joseph M. Sosler, Assistant Dean

September 9, 2008

(Cont. September 23, 2020) 

STANDARD AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND CONFERENCE CENTER INTERAGENCY COOPERATION CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver The University of Texas at Austin Standard AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Interagency Cooperation Contract (UTAUS-SC 19). 


Rule 10501
Jay Hartzell, President General Manager
Director of Sales and Marketing 

July 2, 2012

(Cont. September 23, 2020) 

FACILITY USE CONTRACTS – LADY BIRD JOHNSON WILDFLOWER CENTER:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver facility use contracts for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center with a total value of less than $10,000.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Less than $10,000
Dawn Hewitt, Associate Director of Community Engagement 

May 4, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

STANDARD AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND CONFERENCE CENTER FACILITY USE AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver The University of Texas at Austin Standard AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Facility Use Agreements. 

Rule 10501, Section 5; Rule 80107 

Jay Hartzell, President

General Manager
Director of Sales and Marketing
AT&T Executive Educational and Conference Center 

July 31, 2009 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

STANDARD TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver the two standard Performance Agreements for Texas Performing Arts with a total value not to exceed $100,000.

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $100,000 

Bob Bursey, Executive Director of Texas Performing Arts

November 24, 2020

STANDARD TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver two standard Performance Agreements for Texas Performing Arts (OGC-SC 96 and OGC-SC 105). 

Rule 10501, Section 5 

Jay Hartzell, President

Catherine M. Kothlow, Assistant Dean, College of Fine Arts 

October 20, 2009 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

STANDARD MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION AND PHOTOGRAPHY PERMITS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Standard Motion Picture, Television and Photography Permits for The University of Texas at Austin.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Emily Reagan, Vice President and Chief Marking and Communications Officer, Office of the President

John A. “J. B.” Bird, Director of Media Relations, University Communications

November 10, 2020

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

SYSTEMWIDE STANDARD CONTRACT –VISITING FACULTY AGREEMENT FORMS A AND B - SCHOOL OF LAW:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver the Systemwide Standard Contract – Visiting Faculty Agreement – Form A, and Systemwide Standard Contract – Visiting Faculty Agreement –Form B.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Ward Farnsworth, Dean

Robert M. Chesney, Associate Dean 

(This authority prohibits entering into an agreement or contract with an entity located outside of the United States of America.) 

March 21, 2013 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

STANDARD BEVO BUCKS MERCHANT AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver the Division of Housing and Food Service, standard Bevo Bucks Merchant Agreements with a total value not to exceed $50,000. No changes can be made to the Standard Bevo Bucks Merchant Agreements template unless the change is approved by the Vice President of Legal Affairs. 

Rule 10501 

Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $50,000 

Adriana Rojas, Director of Business Services, and Division of Housing & Food Service 

December 6, 2017 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

LESS-PROMINENT NAMING REQUESTS:

Approve less-prominent naming requests on behalf of The University of Texas at Austin. 

Rule 80307 

Jay Hartzell, President

Scott A. Rabenold, Vice President for Development 

October 26, 2016 (Cont. September 23, 2020) 

PHARMACY BOARD APPLICATIONS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver applications for UT Health Austin Ambulatory Surgical Center by The University of Texas at Austin to the Pharmacy Board.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President J. Stuart Wolf, Jr., M.D., FACS and Jane C. Edmond M.D., UT Health Austin Ambulatory Surgical Center Managing Officers August 31, 2020 (Cont. September 23, 2020)

DATA AGREEMENTS AND MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING FOR DUAL [SCHOOL] CREDIT:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver data agreements and the dual credit memoranda of understanding, on the approved UT Austin template, with Texas high schools, Texas independent school districts, Texas charter schools, and Texas institutions of higher education.

Changes can be made to the data agreement template or the memoranda of understanding for dual credit only after the Office of the Vice President of Legal Affairs provides its approval.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President Kathleen Brock, Senior Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, Office of Strategy and Policy March 23, 2021

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations 

From 

Delegate 

Date of Delegation 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF OCEAN ENERGY MANAGEMENT (BOEM) OVERSIGHT – CONTRACTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements and other documents related to real property matters subject to the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) oversight on behalf of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. Authority extends to executing right of use easements, licenses and similar documents granting right to, or interest in real property required by BOEM as a condition to pursuing academic research, on a form reviewed and approved by the U.T. System Office of General Counsel (OGC). Authority also includes the authority to execute and deliver amendments to such agreements, provided that the amendment is approved as to legal form by the U.T. System Office of General Counsel.

Rule 10501; Rule 70301 Jay Hartzell, President Dan Jaffe, Vice President for Research November 4, 2021

CORE FACILITIES CONTRACTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts for services provided by the university to institutions of higher education and governmental agencies located in the United States using the standard contract templates for services provided by a service center. All services provided will be in accordance with service center approved rates. The total value of each agreement shall not exceed $25,000.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $25,000

Dan Jaffe, Vice President for Research

November 4, 2021

CONTRACTS FOR STUDENT TRAVEL:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements for student travel to international locations on approved templates. Value of each agreement shall not exceed $500,000.

Rule 10501 Jay Hartzell, President

Not to exceed $500,000

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Sonia Feigenbaum

November 5, 2021
         
         
DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 
 

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

AIRCRAFT – APPROVE USE OF SYSTEM-OWNED AIRCRAFT, TXDOT LEASED AIRCRAFT, PRIVATE CHARTER AIRCRAFT:

Delegation of authority to approve the following uses of U. T. System owned aircraft, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) leased aircraft and private charter aircraft:

a. the Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs may approve flights requested by Business Affairs/Chancellor units and may also approve maintenance check flights;

b. the General Counsel to the Board of Regents may approve flights with the Chancellor or members of the Board of Regents as passengers; and the Executive Vice Chancellors for Academic and Health Affairs may approve flights requested by Academic and Health Affairs units and institutions, respectively;

c. the Special Assistant to the Chancellor and the delegates listed in a. and b., above, may approve any flight when the initial delegate is unavailable; and

d. the University of Texas at Austin President may only approve flights requested by U. T. Austin employees.

No delegate may approve a flight where he/she is a passenger.



Texas Govt. Code, Chapter 2205; Rule 20601 
James B. Milliken, Chancellor Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

General Counsel to the Board of Regents

Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor

President, The University of Texas at Austin
February 18, 2019
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:

Delegation of authority to approve annually the holiday schedule for the respective institutions. 
  Johnathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Presidents, The University of Texas 

September 1, 2010
(Cont. March 1, 2022)

SAS INSTITUTE, INC. SUPPLEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver “SAS Institute, Inc. Supplements” in an amount not to exceed $150,000 for software ordered specifically by and for a participating institution for which payment arrangements have already been made; and that contain no changes to the Master License Agreement Number 40204 (UT Contract Nos. 2009-040 and 2009-040-02AM) with SAS Institute, Inc. dated effective December 12, 2000. 

Regents’ Rule 10501 

Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Not to exceed $150,000 

UT Austin, Assistant Vice President for Procurement, Contracts, and Payment Services 

October 4, 2018 
(Cont. March 1, 2022)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

LANDLORD’S OR LICENSOR’S CONSENT TO MODIFICATION OF EXISTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT NOT INVOLVING THE ADDITION OF EQUIPMENT:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Landlord’s or Licensor’s Consent to Modification of Existing Telecommunications Equipment. Delegate shall use without material change the template letter, in conformity with the instructions attached thereto, currently approved by the U. T. System Office of General Counsel (OGC), or such subsequent template letter and accompanying instructions that may be approved by OGC.

This delegation is expressly limited to the consent to modify existing telecommunications equipment not involving the addition of equipment

Rule 70301,
Section 4.3;
Rule 10501;
UTS 126;
Article III,
Section 51
Texas
Constitution 
Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Chief Business Officer, U. T. Austin

Director of Real Estate, U. T. Austin

September 15, 2020

(Cont. March 1, 2022)

FEDERAL BUREAU OF OCEAN ENERGY MANAGEMENT (BOEM) OVERSIGHT – AGREEMENTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS:

Delegation of authority to review, execute and deliver agreements and other documents related to real property matters subject to the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) oversight on behalf of the Board of Regents’ of The University of Texas System. Authority extends to executing easements, licenses, leases and similar documents granting rights to, or interest in real property required by BOEM as a condition to pursuing academic research, on a form reviewed and approved by the U. T. System Office of General Counsel (OGC). Authority also includes the authority to execute and deliver amendments to such agreements, provided that the amendments are approved as to legal form by OGC.

Rule 10501;
Rule 70301
Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Interim Vice President for Research, U. T. Austin

September 15, 2020

(Cont. March 1, 2022)

BUREAU OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGY (BEG) LICENSE AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver License Agreements for the use of seismic data collection by the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG), on the form currently approved for such purpose by the U. T. System Office of General Counsel (OGC), or such subsequent form that may be approved by OGC.

Rule 70301,
Section 4.3;
Rule 10501;
UTS 126;
Article III,
Section 51
Texas
Constitution

Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Director of Real Estate, U. T. Austin

September 15, 2020

(Cont. March 1, 2022)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

DEVINE TEST SITE USE AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Devine Test Site Use Agreements for the use of the Devine Test Site in Medina County, Texas, on the standard form currently approved by the Office of General Counsel, or such subsequent for that may be approved by the Office of General Counsel.

Rule 70301, Section 4.3; Rule 10501; UTS 126; Article III,
Section 51 Texas
Constitution

Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Director of Real Estate, U. T. Austin

September 15, 2020

(Cont. March 1, 2022)

CAMPUS LEASES – UT AUSTIN:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver campus office leases. (See delegation memo for defined terms, conditions and limitations.) 

Rule 70301; Rule 10501; UTS 126; Article III, Section 51 Texas Constitution 

Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Director of Real Estate, U. T. Austin

September 15, 2020 

(Cont. March 1, 2022)

CAMPUS LEASES – UT AUSTIN:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver campus office leases. (See delegation memo for defined terms, conditions and limitations.) 
Rule 70301; Rule 10501; UTS 126; Article III, Section 51 Texas Constitution  Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Business Contracts Administrator, U. T. Austin

February 17, 2022
(Cont. March 1, 2022)

DOBIE CENTER – PARTIAL ESCROW DRAW REQUEST LETTERS:
Delegation of authority to execute and deliver partial Escrow Draw Request letters related to post-closing repairs by Seller, FPA4 Dobie Center, LLC, at the U. T. Austin Dobie Center.
Section 5, Escrow Agreement for Repairs and License dated October 7, 2021 JJonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Chief Business Officer, U. T. Austin

September 15, 2020

(Cont. March 1, 2022)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations 

From 

Delegate 

Date of Delegation 

MOODY CENTER ARENA GROUND LEASE AND INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION LICENSE AGREEMENT:

Delegation of authority to approve and, if required, sign changes to the cost and scope of work for the Infrastructure Work and take other actions in the capacity of the Licensor’s Designated Representative pursuant to Section 5.(g)(ii) of the Construction License Agreement dated October 10, 2019, by and between the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System and ArenaCo.

In addition, authorized to approve and, if required, sign changes to the scope of work for the Moody Center Arena and take other actions in the capacity of the Lessor’s Designated Representative pursuant to Section 4.07(b)(ii) of the Second Amended and Restated Ground Lease Agreement by and between the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System and ArenaCo dated as of December 30, 2019.

(See delegation memo for additional conditions and requirements.)

Rule 10501

Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, ad interim

James Shackelford, Director, Capital Planning and Construction, U. T. Austin

Michael Uyeda, Associate Director, Capital Project Management, U. T. Austin

May 5, 2021 (Cont. March 1, 2022)

FACILITY USE AGREEMENTS FOR SPECIAL USE FACILITIES:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Facility Use Agreements. (See delegation memo for defined terms, conditions and limitations.)

Rule 80106; Rule 70301;
Rule 10501;
UTS 126;
Article III,
Section 51
Texas
Constitution

Jonathan Pruitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, ad interim Business Contracts Administrator, U. T. Austin September 15, 2020 (Cont. March 1, 2022)

APPLICATION FOR UT USE OF SPG ARBOR WALK, L.P.:

Delegation of Authority to execute and deliver all Applications to be filed with the City of Austin pertaining to the use of 46 acres by SPG Arbor Walk, L.P. under a lease dated effective December 1, 2003 and documents related to such applications. Application that the Executive Director of Real Estate is authorized to execute and deliver by Board action on November 12, 2003.

Rule 10501,
Section 6
U.T. System, Executive Director of Real Estate U.T. Austin, Campus Director of Real Estate

May 11, 2005

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation.  As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of  2/15/2022. 

 

Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations From Delegate Date of Delegation

TRADEMARK LICENSE AGREEMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver trademark license agreements related to Board-owned trademarks, so long as all trademark license agreements include: (1) the grant clause posted online or a grant clause substantially similar to that grant clause, (2) a statement making the license subject to the Trademark License Agreement Terms and Conditions posted online, and (3) a Trademark Schedule showing the exact mark or marks being licensed and indicating how those marks are to appear (including color, capitalization, typesetting, and any other distinguishing features of the included marks). Ensure proper monitoring of each licensee. All trademarks with a value exceeding institutions’ local contracting authority must be reviewed and processed as outlined in UTS125.

Rule 10501; Rule 90101, Sects. 15.1 and 15.3; UTS125 

Daniel H. Sharphorn, Vice- Chancellor and General Counsel 

Presidents – UT Institutions

Chief Business Officers – UT Institutions and UT System

Vice Provosts for Research and Vice Presidents for Research – UT Institutions

Chief Legal Officers – UT Institutions

March 6, 2017

SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES (UT INSTITUTIONS EXCEPT M.D. ANDERSON):

Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements settling certain claims, disputes, or litigation in the amount of $20,000 or less that impact only your UT institution and no other UT institutions. 

Rule 10501 

Daniel H. Sharphorn, Vice- Chancellor and General Counsel 

Chief Legal Officers – UT Institutions 

September 21, 2016

TRADEMARK APPLICATIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Delegation of authority to execute applications, declarations, affidavits, affidavits to use, powers of attorney, disclaimers, licenses and other such documents relating to trademarks. 

Rule 90101; Rule 10501  Daniel H. Sharphorn, Vice- Chancellor and General Counsel  Craig R. Westemeier, Sr. Associate Athletics Director, Trademarks and Licensing, UT Austin  May 4, 2016
INVOICES AND PAYMENTS FOR OUTSIDE COUNSEL SERVICES:

Delegation of authority to submit to the Texas Attorney General the outside counsel invoices required by SB 1370 (86R-2019). 
SB 1370 (86R); Rule 10501, Sects. 2.1 and 2.8

Daniel H. Sharphorn, Vice- Chancellor and General Counsel 

Chief Legal Officers –UT Institutions

July 30, 2019

(eff. September 1, 2019)

*Please be aware that this chart provides only a brief summary of each delegation memorandum.  You will need to review the specific delegation memorandum that is of interest to you for detailed scope and restrictions related to such delegation. As of 3-25-2020, with the exception of certain Special Procedure Contracts, the Board approval threshold for UT Austin is $5,000,000, and the OGC threshold is $5,000,000 (see Rule 10501 and UTS145).  Delegation chart current as of 2/15/2022.