The University of Tennessee’s policies apply to all campuses and institutes and provide university employees guidance to:
- ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations
- maintain adequate internal controls to safeguard the university’s assets
- provide consistent management of resources transactions across the system
- understand the university’s expectations for conducting university business and communicate these expectations to others as needed.
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Newest Policies / Recently Updated
Several edits were made to clarify that these funds do not belong to the university and to give specific examples.
FI0305 – Accounts Receivable has been revised to correct several errors and to comply with some new state laws and regulations.
The section on Endowments has been removed as it is now a separate policy. Other revisions were made to clarify the responsibilities of various offices. The minimum gift to create a trust was changed to $100,000.
A portion of the Endowment policy was previously in the Gifts policy. The new policy contains a provision that quarterly distributions from all new endowments will be reinvested for one year. In addition, guidelines for quasi endowments have been established.
4/27/2018: UT Knoxville FI policies published in PolicyTech
2/5/2018: UT Martin IT policies published in PolicyTech