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Purdue University Executive Vice President and Treasurer Memoranda Master Listing

PURDUE UNIVERSITY
OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND TREASURER
MEMORANDUM NO. A-35

 

March 7, 2000

To: Vice Presidents, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Deans, Directors and Heads of Schools, Divisions, Departments, and Offices

Re: Delegation of Signature Authority for Approving the Obligation of University Funds for Procurements of Services, Supplies and Expenses, and Capital


Sections of this policy regarding delegation levels have been superseded.  Ref: EVPT memo dtd Nov 2000, BOT Bylaws dtd Nov 2006, EVPBFT memo dtd Aug 2009, and SVPBS memos dtd Jun 2010, Dec 2011 and May 2012.

PURPOSE :

The purpose of this memorandum is to update current Treasurer delegations of authority for approving the obligation of University funds for procurement of services, supplies and expenses and capital.

This delegation does not include the delegation of authority and responsibility for making and executing University contracts and written agreements (see Executive Vice President and Treasurer Memorandum A-19).

BACKGROUND :

The Bylaws of The Trustees of Purdue University state under Article IV, Section 6, that no disbursement shall be made of moneys collected, used or disbursed in the conduct of the Corporation or of the University and their business, without the authorization of the Treasurer. The Treasurer has been delegated authority by the Board of Trustees to approve procurements imposing financial obligations up to $1,000,000. Through this document the authority of the Treasurer is further delegated. Financial obligations in excess of $1,000,000 must be approved by the Board of Trustees.

In the absence of the Executive Vice President and Treasurer the Vice President for Business Services and Assistant Treasurer is delegated approval authority for the Executive Vice President and Treasurer.

DELEGATIONS :

Attachments A through E delegate authority for approving the obligation of University funds for the procurement of services, supplies and expenses, and capital for the West Lafayette and regional campuses. This delegation is limited to the positions and levels indicated in Attachments A-E. Further delegation of authority is provided for in accordance with guidelines prescribed by the Vice President for Business Services and Assistant Treasurer and managed by the University Comptroller.

Questions or interpretations of this Executive Vice President and Treasurer Memorandum should be directed to the Vice President for Business Services and Assistant Treasurer.

 

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Kenneth P. Burns
Executive Vice President
and Treasurer