11.2 Project Authorization
All technology acquisitions, as well as upgrades and expansions to existing technology solutions and associated agreements, using funds from any source shall require authorization by the Board of Regents and shall be implemented in accord with established Board procedures under the direction of the USG chief information officer.
The USG chief information officer is authorized to act on behalf of the Board of Regents, without prior approval of the Board, in the authorization of IT projects in accordance with state law and existing BoR policy governing IT procurement.
11.2.1 Delegation of Authority
The USG chief information officer may delegate any or all of the above authority, to authorize projects, to individual USG institution presidents or their representatives based upon an evaluation by the Chancellor or USG chief information officer of the ability of an institution to properly administer the delegated authority. Such delegation of authority shall be administered in accordance with Board of Regents policies, procedures and guidelines. Delegated authority may be withdrawn at the discretion of the Chancellor or the USG chief information officer.