Under the Thompson Rivers University Act, the Board of Governors has authority to manage the business and affairs of the University In order to effectively manage these affairs, the Board, by this Policy, delegates authority to University officers and employees as set out herein.
The Regulations under this Policy may be amended from time to time by the President with the approval of the Board of Governors.
A person who has been given signing authority by an authorization in this Policy shall not sign a document until he or she has ensured that the agreement or the transaction has received all required internal approvals including legal approval.
Definition: Signing authority (i.e. the authority to sign documents on behalf of the university making commitments to other parties) is distinct from spending authority (i.e. the authority to make decisions with regard to spending).Signing Authority (BRD 02-1)