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The University Budget Review Committee consists of
The Vice President for Finance & Administration is the chairperson for this committee.
The charge of the committee is to annually conduct budget hearings, receive divisional and institutional budget development requests, and recommend funding for budget proposals, plans and priorities.
The Budget Review Committee (BRC) annually considers university revenue expectations along with expenditure needs and recommends a balanced general operating budget to the President, who then makes final recommendations to the Board of Regents. The committee receives divisional and institutional budget development requests and recommends funding for budget proposal plans and priorities. These recommendations include necessary fee increases and merit-based compensation packages.
The divisional and institutional budget requests are initiated at the department or unit level and progress through a divisional review process before they are presented to the Budget Review Committee on the BRC Template. All requests must identify the relationship of the request to the university’s strategic plan. This information, along with the rationale provided with the request, allows the BRC to prioritize and recommend expense initiatives that match revenue expectations and maximize progress toward the university’s strategic goals.