Budget Oversight Council

Responsibilities: The major responsibilities of the Budget Oversight Council shall be to: considers University budget policies, proceduresand practices, with special emphasis on the academic budget. It reviews budget and resource allocations made by the University. It develops and oversees procedures for ensuring timely and significant BOC participation in the University budget making process.  BOC makes recommendations to the Faculty Assembly. These recommendations may include 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; establishment and control of accounts; proposed personnel additions or deletions relating to academic programs; and other budget related matters.

Membership: Budget Oversight Council (BOC) membership is composed of tenured faculty, with the exception of the university Library member and Faculty Assembly President who serves as ex officio member. Membership appointments to BOC serve three goals: representation across academic departments and disciplines; knowledge/expertise in fiscal and budgetary matters; and a balance of continuity and rejuvenation in membership. Persons appointed to BOC shall undergo a period of training and education. The membership term is for offsetting three-year periods commencing after the first term expiration.

Term: three-year

Chair: Elected by membership

Members Expiration of Term
Dr. Kathy Stein, Academic Center for Excellence - Faculty Assembly President ex officio, non-voting
Dr. Kris Jorgenson, Computer Science and Mathematics 9/30/2019
Dr. Scott Ericsson, Animal Science 9/30/2020
Dr. Bill Green, Business Administration 9/30/2020
Ms. Lisa Zakharova, Archives of the Big Bend 9/30/2020
Dr. Joseph Velasco, Fine Arts and Communication 9/30/2021
Dr. Francine Richter, Arts and Sciences 9/30/2021