Who can approve awards or non-cash gifts to employees?
Approval for all official University Employee Awards and Non-Cash Gift expenses must be obtained at the appropriate level. Individuals with delegated approval authority shall not approve requests for expenses of events for which they were the Official Presenter or of a person to whom they directly report. The approving authority is the next highest level of the Official Presenter. Payment or reimbursement for official University Employee Awards and Non-Cash Gift expenses may be approved by the Vice President, Associate Vice President, College Dean, Executive Assistant to the President (or higher level), the Director of Athletics and the Auxiliaries Chief Executive Officers. This authority may be delegated to the Administrative Services Manager or Fiscal Officers. It may not be delegated any further. Principal Investigators or Project Directors of the Foundation do not have authority to approve gift expenses. This is applicable for both discretionary accounts and grant accounts. A Dean