Rule 20206: Intercollegiate Athletics

1.  Title

Intercollegiate Athletics 

2.  Rule and Regulation

Sec. 1  Board Oversight.  The Board provides oversight and broad policy guidelines for the budget, operation activities, and intercollegiate athletics program in a manner consistent with the operation of other units of the U. T. System.

Sec. 2  Delegation of Authority.  The president of the institution is assigned ultimate responsibility and authority for the operation, fiscal integrity, and personnel of the institution’s athletics program, including appointment and supervision of the athletics director(s). Each president is also responsible for ensuring that the institution’s athletics program is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and that the mission, values, and goals of the athletics program are compatible with those of the institution.

3.  Definitions

None

4.  Relevant Federal and State Statutes 

None 

5.  Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms 

Regents’ Rules and Regulations, Rule 10501 – Delegation to Act on Behalf of the Board 
Regents’ Rules and Regulations, Rule 30103 – Standards of Conduct 
Regents’ Rules and Regulations, Rule 30104 – Conflict of Interest, Conflict of Commitment, and Outside Activities 
Regents’ Rules and Regulations, Rule 80104 – Use of Facilities 

6.  Who Should Know 

Chancellor 
Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs 
Vice Chancellor and General Counsel 
Presidents 

7.  System Administration Office(s) Responsible for Rule 

Office of the Board of Regents 

8.  Dates Approved or Amended 

Editorial amendment to Number 6 made September 25, 2018 
Editorial amendment to Number 6 made July 13, 2015 
Editorial amendment to Number 5 made September 10, 2012 
May 13, 2010 

9.  Contact Information 

Questions or comments regarding this Rule should be directed to: 
•  bor@utsystem.edu