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Leslie Machado

LSSU Chemistry Major

PhD in chemistry at Johns Hopkins University

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Contract Information

The following is a summary of the University's policy on contracts. The complete policy can be found in section 3, Business & Support Operations of the Procedures Manual, which is available in each department.

All contracts between the University and another party must be approved and executed by the cabinet member of the division in which the contract originates. A contract is any agreement, which is legally enforceable whether or not it is titled "contract," e.g., agreement, letter of agreement, memorandum of understanding.

All contracts must be in the name of Lake Superior State University, not in the name of an individual or department.

Any contract may be referred to legal counsel for review. Legal counsel must review a contract if any of the following apply:
  • The value of the contract exceeds $50,000;
  • The contract will last more than two years and has no provision for cancellation;
  • There are indemnification, warranty, or guaranty provisions that are not thoroughly understood; or
  • There are unusual provisions or language that is not thoroughly understood.
  • For more information contact Daretha Yeadon.


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    Thaddeus Lewandowski

    Thaddeus Lewandowski
    Fisheries and Wildlife

    "The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."

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