The following guidelines apply to all contracts (expenditure, non-expenditure and revenue-generating) or agreements (collectively hereinafter referred to as contracts) between East Tennessee State University and any external party.*
a. The Assoc. VP Administrative Services signs contracts with an associated purchase order
b. University Vice Presidents sign contracts for their division
c. The University President signs contracts of $250,000 or more
d. The Chancellor of TBR signs contracts of $250,000 or more
e. Prior approval of Fiscal Review Committee is required on all non-competitive mulit-year contracts when the value is $250,000 or more
e. No employee, other than those specifically listed above, without the express written authorization of the President may sign contracts on behalf of the University.
All proposed contracts shall be approved by all parties prior to the effective start date.
* Excepting research grant contracts, which are processed by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Contact us at :
Procurement and Contract Services
PO Box 70729
Johnson City, TN 37614