Office of Planning & Budget
This mission of the Office of Planning and Budget is to engage in the examination and reporting of budget data and fiscal resources in support of the campus at large, generating appropriate studies and analysis of the budget in the development of short and long range goals in relationship to the University’s Strategic Plan and all facets of financial and program planning.
The Office of Planning and Budget reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. Internally, the Office of Planning and Budget develops, executes and monitors the annual and biennial budget processes as well as oversees, assists and advises the University Budget Committee. In addition, it conducts analysis and generates reports used for budget projections and the development of short and long range fiscal goals. Externally, the Office of Planning and Budget is the liaison between the state Department of Planning and Budget and the University in all budgetary matters. The office also corresponds with both the Department of Treasury and the State Council of Higher Education in regards to equipment purchases made for the University and its OCR programs through the Master Equipment Lease Program (MELP) and the Higher Education Equipment Trust Fund (HEETF).