Ohio University

Budget Planning Council

Charge

Co-chaired by the Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP) and the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA), the Budget Planning Council is an advisory body that is a key component of the established governance mechanisms of Ohio University. The University's budget process is guided by the priorities established by the President's Strategic Pathways. The Budget Planning Council is charged with serving an advisory role to the President regarding current and multi-year budget issues and long-term financial policies.  The co-chairs communicate the Budget Planning Council's advisory recommendations to the president.

The duties and responsibilities of the Budget Planning Council include the following:

  • Serve as representatives of the entire University community while communicating to and provide feedback from their respective constituent groups.
  • Providing input to the President about the general assumptions and principles leading to the construction of the University budget.
  • Provide input on institutional budget policy and financial planning issues that impact the long-term health of the institution

 

Membership:

  • Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP) – co-chair
  • Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) co-chair
  • Two Deans (staggered two-year terms)
  • Two Department Chairs / School Directors (staggered two-year terms)
  • Two at-large Faculty (staggered two-year terms)
  • Faculty Senate Chair or Representative (while in position)
  • Faculty Senate Vice Chair (while in position)
  • Faculty Senate Finance and Facilities Chair (while in position)
  • Administrative Senate Chair or Representative (two-year term)
  • President’s Council Representative (two-year term)
  • Undergraduate Student Senate President or Representative (one-year term)
  • Graduate Student Senate President or Representative (one-year term)
  • Both Student Trustees

FY21 Membership List

Member Membership Status Term
Elizabeth Sayrs Executive Vice President and Provost (co-chair) Ongoing
Deb Shaffer Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration (co-chair) Ongoing
Matthew Shaftel Dean Appointed by EVPP 2-year term; ends FY21
Mei Wei Dean Appointed by EVPP 2-year term; ends FY22
Dale Masel Department Chair/School Director Appointed by EVPP 2-year term; ends FY21
Michele Morrone Department Chair/School Director Appointed by EVPP 2-year term; ends FY22
Ann Frymier Faculty-at-Large 2-year term
Christine Camper Moore Faculty-at-Large 2-year term
Robin Muhammad Faculty Senate Chair or Representative While holding Senate Office
Ben Bates Faculty Senate Vice Chair While holding Senate Office
Doug Clowe Faculty Senate Finance and Facilities Committee Chair While holding Senate Office
Tim Epley Administrative Senate Representative 2-year term
Jenny Hall-Jones President's Council Representative 2-year term
Becky Ivan Student Senate Senate President or Representative 1-year term
Kaelyn Ferris Graduate Student Senate President or Representative 1-year term
Ellen Gill Franks Student Trustee While holding position
Justin Kelly Student Trustee While holding position

In addition, a representative from the President's Office and staff members from administrative units attend as non-voting members.

Past Meetings

An archive of FY21 meeting materials will be available below as meetings progress. For meeting materials prior to FY21, please reach out to budgetplanning@ohio.edu.

Please other direct questions and comments to bpc@ohio.edu.

October 20, 2020 Meeting Materials (PDF)

October 27, 2020 Meeting Materials (PDF)

November 3, 2020 Meeting Materials (PDF)

November 10, 2020 Meeting Materials (PDF)

November 17, 2020 Meeting Materials (PDF)

December 8, 2020 Meeting Materials (PDF)

December 15, 2020 Meeting Materials (PDF)

January 19, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

January 26, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

February 2, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

February 16, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

March 9, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

March 23, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

April 6, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

April 13, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)

June 15, 2021 Meeting Materials (PDF)