11.2 Authority for Procurement

The Purchasing Department administers the procurement of goods and services for all university departments by the authority delegated through the President by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. The Chief Procurement Officer is vested with authority to obligate the university, while ensuring adherence to the statutes and administrative rules of the State of Iowa and to the policies and procedures of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, and the university.