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Below are the current Academic Affairs procedures which the Provost has set for the division.  This webpage will be maintained with the most current policies for:

  • State funded domestic travel
  • International travel
  • Requisitions
  • Direct pays
  • State p-card transactions
  • Staples orders

Travel - For Faculty & Administrators Who Report to the Provost

Domestic Travel
  • The limit for state funded domestic travel requiring the Provost's office approval is $3,000. (Effective January 1, 2015)
  • If the travel expense claim reimbursement amount is higher than what was approved on the Authorization to Travel (1A) form, the travel expense claim requires the Provost's approval. (Effective July 1, 2014)
International Travel
  • All international travel for faculty must be approved by the Provost, regardless of expense level. (Effective July 1, 2014)

Accounting Services

Requisitions, Direct Pays, State p-card transactions, and Staples orders
  • Requisitions, direct pays, state p-card transactions, and Staples orders less than $5,000 require only the approval of the authorized signer for the funding source.  Transactions of $5,000 or more still require the Provost's approval. (Effective October 2, 2014)


Human Resources Guidelines for Staff/Management Employment and Compensation Action Chart - lists the minimum approvals for employment and compensation actions (Updated May 13, 2015)