21.  TRAVEL

a.  Out-of-State Travel Requests – Faculty and Staff

Approval of out of state travel requests for staff and faculty of each state university is vested in the chief executive officer, or his or her designee, of the respective state universities.

b.  Out-of-State Travel Requests – Chief Executive Officers

Approval of out of state travel requests for the chief executive officer of a state university is vested in the Board and delegated to the Board’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  Requests for out of state travel, regardless of source of funding, shall be submitted to the Board Office in such form as prescribed by the Board President and Chief Executive Officer at least two weeks prior to the date travel commences.  Expenses will be allowed pursuant to Department of Administration or Internal Revenue Service regulations governing travel.