1.5 Delegation

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Chapter 1: Organization

1.5 Delegation of Authority

Related Minnesota State Board Policy: 1A.2 Board of Trustees
Related Minnesota State Board Procedure: 1A.2.2 Delegation of Authority
Purpose:  To help achieve and ensure the efficient operation of the college while maintaining fiscal and policy integrity.
Part 1: Delegation of Authority 

Delegation of authority is the formal conveyance from one person to another of the authority to bind the college to a legally enforceable obligation; therefore, any such transfer of powers and duties are significant actions requiring great care and scrutiny.

  Subpart A:   The President is accountable, through the legal authority of the Minnesota State Board of Trustees, for assuring proper delegation of authority to employees.
  Subpart B:  Delegation of authority requires ongoing compliance with applicable statutes, rules and board policies.
  Subpart C:  A delegation of authority shall be commensurate with the employee's role within the organization.
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Policy History:
Date of Adoption:  Established prior to 2011
Date of Implementation:
Date and Subject of Revisions:
Next Review Date:  2015-16

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