Who Can Sign?

Business Contract Signature Delegation

The UT System Regents’ Rules and Regulations require that all contracts be approved by the chief administrative officer or his/her official, authorized delegate (ref. Rule 10501). Only an individual with a written delegation of authority from the President of UTSA may execute and deliver contracts on behalf of the University. A University contract without an authorized signature may be invalid and unenforceable.

Currently, the President has delegated to the following positions the authority to sign business contracts:

  1. Vice President of Business Affairs
  2. Director of Business Contracts, up to $100K
  3. Contracts Manager, up to $50K
  4. Vice President for Student Affairs, only in the extended absence of the VPBA, up to $1M

Academic Contracts, PO's and Other Signature Delegations

Various individuals in the Purchasing Office have delegated signature authority to sign standard purchase orders. The Provost has delegated signature authority to sign internship agreements and agreements of academic collaboration (i.e. coursework).

For UTSA’s full delegation listing, see http://www.utsystem.edu/documents/docs/delegation-authority/delegations-authority-academic-institution.