Board of Regents Policy Manual

Official Policies of the University System of Georgia

10.3 Project Authorization for Information Technology

All technology acquisitions and upgrades and expansions to existing technology solutions and associated agreements using funds from any source require authorization by the Board of Regents and shall be implemented in accordance with established Board procedures under the direction of the University System of Georgia (USG) chief information officer.

The USG chief information officer may act on behalf of the Board of Regents, without prior approval of the Board, in the authorization of information technology (IT) projects in accordance with state law and existing Board of Regents’ policy governing IT procurement.

10.3.1 Delegation of Project Authorization Authority

The USG chief information officer may delegate any or all of the authority to authorize projects to USG institution presidents or their designees based upon an evaluation by the Chancellor or USG chief information officer of the ability of an institution to properly administer the delegated authority 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 Delegated authority may be withdrawn at the discretion of the Chancellor or the USG chief information officer.

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