It is the policy of the University that all departments involve faculty members in the initial phase of department budget planning and preparation. The budgeting process is overseen by the President's Senior Staff.
The budget is developed by the President's Senior Staff in consultation with administrators in each area. The budget planning process centers on the institutional mission and goals.
The System Fund Budget Committee, presided over by the Vice President of Administration and Student Affairs, consists of the Director of the Recreation Complex, the Dean of Student Services, the Bookstore Manager, the Director of Facilities and Plant Operations, and the Budget Officer, and the Vice President of Business Affairs. This committee addresses system fund budget issues.