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Our Functions

The primary functions of the University Budget Office are:
  • To assist the President, Provost, and Senior Leadership in developing, implementing, and monitoring the University's annual operating budget.
  • To support the University strategic planning and budget process through participation in deliberations of committees and hearing panels, presentation of essential institutional data and preparation of various analyses and reports.
  • To assist the Board of Trustees by providing supporting financial reports, scenarios and analyses.

Our Mission

As part of the Office of Executive Vice President and Provost, it is the mission of the University Budget Office to deliver the highest quality budget management and information services to the University community and external constituents.

Our Services

Some of our services include:
  • Budget Development, Implementation, & Monitoring
  • Tuition Modeling
  • Position Management
  • General Salary Increase Planning
  • Appropriation Process
  • Analytical Studies
  • State Reporting