UNIVERSITY PLANNING AND BUDGET COMMITTEE

[ MEMBERSHIP 2018-19 ]

ELECTED AAUP FACULTY (9):

AMMON COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Stephen Cohen (English) 21

Marianne Fallon (Psychological Science) 20

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Joseph Farhat (Finance) 21

Elisabeta Pana (Finance) 20

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

Linda Clark (Educational Leadership, Policy, and Instructional Technology) 19

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY

Nidal Al-Masoud (Engineering) 20

Khaled Hammad (Engineering) 19

Judy Hodgson (Mathematical Sciences, part-time) 21

Kathy Martin (Biomolecular Sciences) 19

ELECTED ADMINISTRATIVE FACULTY (6):

Lisa Bigelow (Center for International Education) 21

Justine Gamache (Engineering, Science, and Technology) 19

Sarah Petras (Information Technology) 20

Carlos Soler (Admissions) 20

Chad Valk (Media Center) 19

Lisa Washko (Information Technology) 21

STUDENTS (3):

3 vacancies

EX OFFICIO:

Provost: David Dauwalder

CFO: Charlene Casamento

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment: Yvonne Kirby

[ MISSION ]    

The University Planning and Budget Committee advises the President, within the context of the University’s mission, through the Senate, on the long-term goals, strategic planning process and budgetary priorities of the University. It provides a forum for the discussion of planning and budgetary issues so that recommendations reflect the concerns of the entire campus community.    
     
[ BY LAWS ]    

Charter Of The University Planning And Budget Committee

The University Planning and Budget Committee advises the CCSU President, within the context of the University’s mission, through the Senate, on the long-term goals, strategic planning process and budgetary priorities of the University. It provides a forum for the discussion of planning and budgetary issues so that recommendations reflect the concerns of the entire campus community.

[ Responsibilities ]

The Committee will:

  • recommend to the CCSU President criteria and principles which the University should consider in determining its programmatic priorities, and make specific recommendations based on current conditions and the University’s mission and vision statements.
  • evaluate planning and budget processes and recommend changes as needed.
  • complete an annual review of divisional budget proposals and make recommendations to the President
  • participate in the periodic review of the University’s mission and vision statements.
  • develop parameters for strategic planning initiatives, including mechanisms to solicit, review and recommend proposals.
  • consult in the creation and implementation of the University’s strategic planning process.
  • serve as a forum for discussion and advice concerning general budget matters.
  • maintain representatives on the University Facilities Planning Committee (FPC) and University Integrated Planning Council (IPC)

The Committee will report to the CCSU President through the Senate and will choose its own chairperson, vice chairperson and secretary. Members of the Committee will serve three-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms. Elected teaching and administrative faculty will be selected for staggered terms. Students, upon nomination, will be appointed annually by the CCSU President.

[ Membership ]

The Committee’s membership will be composed as follows:

  • nine members of the teaching faculty, one of whom will be part-time, with at least one representative from each school, elected by the Senate; for staggered three year terms.
  • six members of the administrative faculty elected by the Senate; for staggered three year terms.

The following will be appointed annually by the CCSU President, upon nomination:

    • one full time and one part time undergraduate student recommended by the Student Government Association.
    • one graduate student recommended by the Graduate Student Association

Ex officio members include the Provost or designee. The Director of Institutional Research & Assessment and the Chief Financial Officer, serve ex officio and provide staff support to the Committee.  Other administrators may be called before the committee as matters arise.

All members of the committee who are AAUP faculty, administrative faculty, or students, will maintain voting rights.

The ballot for UPBC will contain two sections, one for AAUP faculty and one for administrative faculty, with a third section in years when the part-time AAUP faculty seat is up for election (2018, 2021, 2024, etc.)

In the Spring 2018 election, 8 members will be elected (4 full-time AAUP, 1 part-time AAUP, 3 administrative faculty), with the 3rd place full-time AAUP candidate receiving a 2-year term and the 4th place full-time AAUP candidate receiving a 1-year term, and the 3rd place administrative faculty candidate receiving a 1-year term, and the administrative faculty member who was appointed by the President for a three-year term ending in 2020 being able to remain on the committee until the end of his term.

Meeting Times

​UPBC ordinarily meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 1:45 - 3:00pm during the academic semesters. Committee will function over the summer as necessary with the same membership and officers as it had the previous year.

University Integrated Planning Council (IPC) representation

​AAUP (1) and SUOAF (1) representatives to the IPC will be elected buy the UPBC and will serve for one year from the start of the fall semester to the start of the following fall semester.

[ Annual Report ]

The University Planning and Budget Committee will provide an annual written report to the Senate at an appropriate time near the end of each academic year. The report will contain recommended priorities and a summary of the Committee’s findings, actions and recommendations for the year.

Approved by the Faculty Senate: April 2, 2018