Delegations of Authority

Board of Regents' Rules and Regulations Regents' Rule(s) Delegate(s) Date of Delegation

GIFTS: Delegation of authority to accept current purpose 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
Article 2, Section 6 of UT System Gift Acceptance Procedures

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Howard C. Daudistel,
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

May 29, 2015

GIFTS OF SECURITIES: Delegation of authority to accept certain gifts of securities in the amount of $1,000,000 or less.

Rule 60101, Section 3

U.T. System Office of External Relations:

Julia Lynch,
Director of Gift Planning Services

Jan Hopson,
Associate Director of Gift Planning Services

Charlotte Hambrick,
Associate Director of Gift Planning Services

Karyn Kondoff,
Assistant Director of Gift Planning Services

June 16, 2005

GIFTS – IRS FORMS: Delegation of authority to execute necessary IRS forms 8282 and 8283 relating to gifts.

Rule 60101, Section 8

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Howard C. Daudistel,
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

May 29, 2015

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

Rule 10501, Section 2.1

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Diane N. De Hoyos,
Assistant Vice President of Purchasing and General Services

August 31, 2016

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT: Delegation to execute design development approvals and authorize expenditure of appropriated funds for institutionally managed major repair and rehabilitation projects.

Rule 80404, Section 4.1

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

May 29, 2015

SPACE LEASE: Delegation of authority relating to space lease agreements with a value of $1,000,000 or less.

Rule 10501

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Diane N. De Hoyos,
Assistant Vice President of Purchasing and General Services

August 31, 2016

PURCHASE ORDERS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver purchase orders for routine purchases of equipment, supplies, goods, and services. Certain purchases with a cost of more than $1,000,000 require approval of the Board of Regents.

Rule 10501

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Diane N. De Hoyos
Assistant Vice President of Purchasing and General Services

Benjamin A. Alvarez,
Associate Director of Purchasing and General Services

Erika D. Rosales,
Assistant Director of Purchasing and General Services

Procurement Analyst

Buyers

August 31, 2016

CONTRACTS OF $100,000 OR LESS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts of any kind or nature, but not including contracts for consulting services, of $100,000 or less.

Rule 10501

Benjamin A. Alvarez,
Associate Director of Purchasing and General Services

Erika D. Rosales,
Assistant Director of Purchasing and General Services

May 29, 2015

CONTRACTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts of any kind or nature, but not including contracts for consulting services for more than $250,000.

Rule 10501

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Diane N. De Hoyos,
Assistant Vice President of Purchasing and General Services

August 31, 2016

INTERAGENCY CONTRACTS WITH U.T. INSTITUTIONS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts or agreements with System Administration or between or among institutions of U.T. System for resources or services.

Rule 10501, Section 2.7

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Victor Pacheco,
Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs

August 31, 2016

SPONSORED RESEARCH – STATE AND FEDERAL: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver state and federal contracts or proposals for sponsored research.

Rule 10501, Section 2.1

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Howard C. Daudistel,
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Roberto Osegueda,
Vice President for Research

Stephen Aley,
Associate Vice President for Research

April 14, 2016

SUBMIT PROPOSALS AND EXECUTE CONTRACTS IN ELECTRONIC FORMAT FOR SPONSORED PROJECTS: Delegation of authority to submit proposals and execute contracts in electronic format for sponsored projects through the Grant.gov electronic process.

Rule 10501, Section 2.1

Manuela Dokie,
Assistant Vice President of Research and Compliance

Sona Kumar,
Research Administrator Manager

Tom Osteen,
Research Administrator

Maria Isela Hernandez,
Research Administrator

Irene Holguin,
Research Administrator

Cory Brown,
Research Administrator

Antonio Garcia,
Research Administrator

Jonathan Macias,
Research Administrator

April 14, 2016

HOTEL SERVICES OF $10,000 OR LESS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts for hotel services of $10,000 or less.

Rule 10501

Alberto Lopez,
Assistant Vice President for University Relations

April 6, 2009

CHALLENGE COURSE AGREEMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver contracts for use of the challenge course.

Rule 10501

Gary Edens,
Vice President for Student Affairs

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

May 29, 2015

STUDENT AFFAIRS ENTERTAINMENT CONTRACTS OF $1,000 OR LESS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Student Affairs entertainment contracts of $1,000 or less.

Rule 10501

Gary Edens,
Vice President for Student Affairs

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

May 29, 2015

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE AGREEMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver Volunteer Experience Agreements and amendments.

Rule 10501

Gary Edens,
Vice President for Student Affairs

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

May 29, 2015

EDUCATIONAL AFFILIATION AGREEMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver educational affiliation agreements.

Rule 10501

Howard C. Daudistel,
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

May 29, 2015

PHASED RETIREMENT AGREEMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver phased retirement agreements with faculty members.

Rule 30202, Section 1

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

May 29, 2015

COURTESY CAR AGREEMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver courtesy car agreements for use by the Athletics Department staff.

Rule 10501

Robert W. Stull,
Athletics Director

April 6, 2009

ATHLETIC CONTEST AGREEMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver athletic contest agreements of $50,000 or less.

Rule 10501

Robert W. Stull,
Athletics Director

April 6, 2009

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements with corporate sponsors and agreements that grant an interest in intellectual property up to $1,000,000 in value.

Rules 10501 and 90101, Sections 15.1 & 15.3

Richard Adauto
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

April 14, 2016

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver agreements with corporate sponsors and agreements that grant an interest in intellectual property up to $500,000 in value.

Rule 10501, and 90101, Sections 15.1 & 15.3

Roberto Osegueda
Vice President for Research

April 14, 2016

EDUCATION AFFILIATION AGREEMENTS RELATING TO CLINICAL / PRACTICUM AGREEMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver educational affiliation agreements relating to clinical / practicum agreements.

Rule 10501

Roberto Osegueda,
Vice President for Research

May 29, 2015

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS: Delegation of authority relating to new minor construction projects and minor repair and rehabilitation construction projects with an anticipated value under $4,000,000 which are neither debt financed or determined by the Board of Regents to be architecturally significant.

Rule 80403

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

Diane N. De Hoyos,
Assistant Vice President of Purchasing and General Services

May 29, 2015

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS: Delegation of authority relating to new construction projects of $500,000 or less and for repair and rehabilitation projects of $500,000 or less.

Rule 80403

Gregory McNicol,
Associate Vice President for Business Affairs – Facilities Services

April 6, 2009

SPECIAL EVENT CONTRACT AMENDMENTS: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver special event contract amendments executed on event day during settlement only of $50,000 or less.

Rule 10501

Victor Pacheco,
Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs

Jorge Vazquez,
Executive Director of Special Events

July 15, 2010

SEISMIC IMAGING STUDIES: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver: 1) Seismic imaging studies contracts with consideration not to exceed $5,000 per shot hole and not to exceed two (2) shot holes per property, and 2) Seismic imaging studies contracts without consideration

Rule 10501

Laura Serpa, Chair,
Geological Sciences

Steven H. Harder,
Research Specialist, Geological Sciences

November 29, 2011

FACILITY USE AGREEMENTS:Delegation of authority to execute and deliver facility use agreements to include amendments

Rule 80106
Rule 70301, Part 2, Section 4
Rule 10501, Part 2, Section 6

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

May 29, 2015

OFFICE LEASES: Delegation of authority to execute and deliver campus office leases to include amendments

Rule 70301, Part 2, Section 4
Rule 10501, Part 2, Section 6

Richard Adauto,
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Business Affairs

May 29, 2015

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