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Presidential Orders


Administrative Order


No. 5



Delegated Authority for Gifts to the University



1. Authority of the Vice President for University Advancement

  The Vice President for University Advancement, or his or her designee, is authorized to act for the President of the University regarding the acceptance of gifts to the University as more fully provided in, and subject to the terms of, the Board of Regents Governance, Standing Orders, Chapter 1, Section 8.

2. Authority of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Facilities

  The Senior Vice President for Finance and Facilities, or his or her designee, is authorized to act for the President of the University regarding the disposition of gifts as more fully provided in, and subject to the terms of, the Board of Regents Governance, Standing Orders, Chapter 1, Section 9.

December 27, 1984; January 17, 1992; March 24, 1992; [combined from Administrative Orders No. 15 and No. 21] July 1, 1992; August 15, 2000; October 23, 2012.


For additional delegations of authority, see:

  • Board of Regents Governance, Bylaws, Article V, "Officers of the University"
  • Board of Regents Governance, Standing Orders, Chapter 1, "Delegation of Authority"
  • Board of Regents Governance, Standing Orders, Chapter 8, "Authority for Washington Administrative Code Rule Making"
  • Executive Order No. 1, "The Office of the President"
  • Executive Order No. 4, "The Provost"
  • Executive Order No. 5, "The Senior Vice President for Finance and Facilities"
  • Executive Order No. 6, "The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), UW Medicine and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine, University of Washington"
  • Executive Order No. 7, "The Vice President for Minority Affairs"
  • Executive Order No. 9, "The Vice President for Human Resources"
  • Executive Order No. 10, "The Vice President for Student Life"
  • Executive Order No. 11, "The Vice President for External Affairs"
  • Executive Order No. 12, "The Deans"
  • Executive Order No. 14, "Chancellor, UW Bothell and UW Tacoma"
  • Executive Order No. 18, "The University Ombud"
  • Executive Order No. 62, "The Vice President for University Advancement"
  • Executive Order No. 63, "The Vice President for UW Information Technology and Chief Information Officer"
  • Administrative Order No. 1, "Business and Financial Affairs"
  • Administrative Order No. 2, "Civil Disorders"
  • Administrative Order No. 3, "Legal Actions"
  • Administrative Order No. 4, "Grant and Contract Awards and Amendments for Research, Development, Service, and Training"
  • Administrative Order No. 6, "Personnel Actions"

For related information, see:

  • Board of Regents Governance, Standing Orders, Chapter 1, Sections 8 and 9, "Gift Evaluation and Acceptance" and "Disposition of Gifts"
  • Board of Regents Governance, Standing Orders, Chapter 3, "Gifts to the University"
  • Board of Regents Governance, Regent Policy No. 6, "Facilities and Spaces Naming Policy"
  • Executive Order No. 37, "University of Washington Public Art Commission"
  • Executive Order No. 41, "Gifts to the University"
  • Employment and Administrative Policies, Chapter 205, "Campus Art Policies"