University of Hawaiʻi
Office of Research Services
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Signing Authority

All proposals for extramural funding ORS ORS Director or designee
Certifications and Representations (Debarment, Lobbying, etc.) ORS ORS Director or designee
Grants requiring UH signature ORS

ORS Director, <$5 million

President, >= $5 million

Contracts and subcontracts, including modifications (Incoming funding) ORS

ORS Director, <$5 million

President, >= $5 million

Subawards, including modifications

(Including and after March 1, 2011)

ORS

ORS Director, <$5 million

President, >= $5 million

Extramurally funded Master Agreements, Memorandum of Agreements (MOA), Memorandum of Understandings (MOUS), Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA), Consortium Agreements, etc. ORS

ORS Director, <$5 million

President, >= $5 million

Prior Approval Requests and Administrative Actions Requiring Sponsor Approval ORS for endorsement ORS Director or designee
Prior Approval Requests and Administrative Actions (Delegated) College/Research Unit Business Office ORS Director or designee
Final Invention Statements ORS (with investigator /inventor signature) ORS Director or designee
Material Transfer Agreements OIC OIC Director or designee
Non-Disclosure Agreements OIC OIC Director or designee

Designee: ORS Grants Specialist

Legend:

OIC = Office of Innovation & Commercialization
OPRPM = Office of Procurement and Real Property Management
ORS = Office of Research Services
RCUH = Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii