Definitions

Delegatee
A delegatee is a University employee who officially receives the authority to act on behalf of the University, campus, college, or department.

Delegator
A delegator is a University employee who has authority to take action on behalf of the University, campus, college, or department and who transfers ("delegates") his/her authority to another University employee ("delegatee").

Signature Authority
Signature Authority (S) is authority to bind the University by executing an agreement or contract or taking a personnel action. This authority may only be exercised after obtaining any required approval, funding approval, and legal approval. Signature Authority is invalid without the other required approval(s).

Sub-delegations of President's Authority
Sub-delegations of President's Authority are a formal mechanism by which University employees at and below the level of senior leaders authorize direct reports to act on behalf of the University in the same way that the President delegates authority to senior leaders.