THIS POLICY IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVISION PROCESS IN THE FACULTY HANDBOOK. IT SHOULD BE UPDATED BY SPRING SEMESTER.
Policy Author: Faculty Senate
Responsible Office-Department: Faculty Senate
Effective Date of Policy: THIS POLICY IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVISION PROCESS IN THE FACULTY HANDBOOK. IT SHOULD BE UPDATED BY SPRING SEMESTER.
Policy Purpose: To establish a process by which chairs and deans can submit annual budgets for approval.
Scope: Chairs and deans, Academic Affairs leadership.
Procedures: Annual budget forms are distributed by the Vice President for Business Affairs through the Divisional Dean to each Department Chairperson no later than January 15th of each year. The Department Chair, in consultation with his/her respective faculty members, shall prepare a recommended budget and submit this recommendation, along with an itemized justification, to the appropriate Divisional Dean no later than February 1st. The Divisional Dean will review the proposed departmental budgets with the Department Chairs. Thereafter, the Divisional Dean will submit the department and division budgets along with their recommendations to the VPAA by February 28th.