Financial expert and experienced higher education leader David Miller (currently of the University of Wisconsin System) has been selected as the next chief financial officer of the University of Tennessee, following a comprehensive national search.
Ordering office supplies, computers and even scientific equipment through the UT Market Place will be easier than ever, thanks to a new user interface and streamlined checkout process debuting April 16. The UT Market Place allows departments to place online orders for business needs from some of UT’s biggest suppliers, including Staples and Fisher, using … Continued
The IRIS purchasing requisition and non-competitive justification (NCJ) processes are being replaced with the new requisition system available through the UT Market Place. After September 15, 2017, departments must enter all purchase requisitions in the UT Market Place. This new process has been well received by the departments included in the pilot group. If a … Continued
If you receive an error message similar to the one below, report it IMMEDIATELY to Whitney Clark at 865-974-6138 or the Office of Procurement Services at 865-974-3311. Povide the contract number listed in the error message when you report the error. This message is rare and will occur when you click “Save and Go to … Continued
Payable amendments to zero dollar contracts are not transported into IRIS for payable purposes. Payable amendments to zero dollar contracts are rare and primarily happen with hotel contracts and memorandums of understanding (MOU). If you have a hotel contract with contingency clauses, such as penalties for not meeting a room block or fees related to … Continued
The University of Tennessee’s Fiscal Policy FI0125, Conflicts of Interest, requires all regular faculty and staff to disclose certain outside interests and activities. These disclosure requirements help prevent or minimize conflicts between an employee’s outside interests and his or her university responsibilities. The policy now has two parts: Part l (essentially the same as the … Continued