Budget Oversight Council

Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Budget Oversight Council (BOC) shall be to:

  • Consider University budget policies, procedures, and practices with special emphasis on the academic budget
  • Review budget and resource allocations made by the University
  • Develop and oversee procedures for ensuring timely and significant BOC participation in the Unviersity budget-making process
  • Make recommendations to the Faculty Assembly including matters pertaining to
    • academic salary structure and system;
    • prioritization of capital equipment requests;
    • fiscal priorities and major budget categories for the expenditure of the University budget;
    • the establishment and control of accounts;
    • proposed personnel additions or deletions relating to academic programs;
    • and other budget-related matters

Membership

The Budget Oversight Council (BOC) membership is composed of tenured faculty with the exception of the Library member and the Faculty Assembly President who shall serve as ex officio member. Membership appointments serve three goals: (1) representation across academic departments and disciplines, (2) knowledge and expertise in fiscal and budgetary matters, and (3) a balance of continuity and rejuvenation in membership. Those appointed to the BOC shall undergo a period of training and education.

Term

Offsetting three-year periods commencing after the first term expiration

Chair

Elected by membership

Members [updated Fall 2018] Expiration of Term
Dr. Kathy Stein, Academic Center for Excellence, Faculty Assembly President

Dr. Kris Jorgenson, Computer Science and Mathematics

Dr. Scott Ericsson, Animal Science

Dr. Bill Green, Business Administration

Lisa Zakharova, Archives of the Big Bend

Dr. Joseph Velasco, Fine Arts and Communication

Dr. Francine Richter, Arts and Sciences

ex officio, non-voting

09/30/2019

09/30/2020

09/30/2020

09/30/2020

09/30/2021

09/30/2021