Fiscal Committee

The Fiscal Committee and its subcommittees meet weekly throughout the academic year to make recommendations concerning financial matters facing the university. This large and intensive committee reviews all the sources of funding for the university. They regularly review the distribution of funds to colleges and other units, and assess how the budget model is working. The committee makes recommendations to the Chief Financial Officer, the President, and the Executive Vice President and Provost concerning budgetary concerns.

Leadership

2018-2019 Chair

Brian Turner

Committee Members

Member Source Term Expires
Morag Boyd Faculty Council 2021
Michele Basso Faculty Council 2021
Stephanie Hoffer Faculty Council 2021
Herald Vaessin Faculty Council 2020
Eric MacGilvray Faculty Council 2020
Brian Turner Faculty Council 2020
Eric Seiber Faculty Council 2019
Anne Carey Faculty Council 2019
Tim Haab Presidential 2019
Noah Reisdorff USG 2020
Shawn Semmler USG 2019
Shamina Merchant USG 2019
Ashley Wilson USG 2019
Chris Pierce CGS 2019
Kyle Hickman IPC 2019
David Wiseley Staff - Presidential 2020
Gerry Raimann Staff - FC/USAC 2021
Eric Bode Staff - Executive Deans Cons. SFO 2020
Jan Box-Steffensmeier Interim Executive Dean
William MacDonald Executive Dean
David Williams Executive Dean
Karla Zadnik Executive Dean
Damon Jaggars Presidential, Admin (Non-Voting)
Kris Devine Presidential, Admin (Non-Voting)
Mike Papadakis Interim CFO Designee (Non-Voting)
Brad Harris Provost Designee (Non-Voting)

Rules / Responsibilites

The fiscal committee shall consist of twenty-six members.

(1) Nine tenure-track faculty members.

(a) Eight tenure-track faculty, at least one of whom is a department chair, and at least two of whom are members of the senate, selected by the faculty council.

(b) One tenure-track faculty appointed by the president.

(2) Six students appointed for two-year terms.

(a) One graduate student.

(b) One professional student.

(c) Four undergraduate students at least two of whom are members of the senate.

(3) Three staff members appointed for three-year terms.

(a) Two staff members with extensive fiscal and budgetary experience and expertise, one selected by the faculty council in consultation with the university staff advisory committee, and one selected by the executive deans in consultation with the senior fiscal officers.

(b) One staff member appointed by the president.

(4) Eight administrators.

(a) Two central administration officials appointed by the president. These members are non-voting.

(b) The four executive deans.

(c) The executive vice president and provost, or designee. This member is non-voting.

(d) The senior vice president and chief financial officer, or designee. This member is non-voting.

The committee shall have full access to all fiscal documentation necessary to perform the following functions:

(1) Review, on a continuing basis, the fiscal policies and resources of the university;

(2) Advise the president on the alternatives and strategies for the long-term and short-term allocation of university resources consistent with maintaining the missions of the university;

(3) Analyze resources and budgets from an overall university-wide perspective;

(4) Analyze resources and budgets in detail for centrally supported vice presidential units;

(5) Advise the president, in the event of an imminent financial crisis, whether a determination of financial exigency is warranted; and

(6) Report annually to the faculty council and the senate on the budgetary and fiscal condition of the university.

(1) The committee shall annually elect a chair from its faculty membership.

(2) As a standing committee of the senate, this committee is also governed by the provisions of rules 3335-5-46 and 3335-5-48 of the Administrative Code.

(Board approval dates: 5/1/1986, 2/5/1988, 2/4/1993, 11/4/1994, 5/3/1996, 7/12/2002, 6/7/2005, 6/2/2006, 6/22/2012, 6/6/2014, 6/3/2016)