April 1, 2013

Monday, April 1, 2013

Enhanced Budgeteer Role:

  • Implementation of FMW/ BudCast expected to provide basis for higher level discussions with budget officers and KU central administration.
    • Initial wave of training sessions for budget officers and central staff has been completed; over 80 campus staff participated. While the first wave of training has been completed, specialized training and desk side coaching continue.
    • A tailored training session has been completed for staff in the CLAS Shared Service Center.

Redesign KU's Annual Budget Process: encompass all sources of funding

  • Status of the FMW/BudCast implementation:
    • Continued development on the All Funds Budget template to be utilized in future budget calls
    • Working on changes to the Budget and Financial systems to incorporate additional OOE categories into these systems to enable a more robust reporting mechanism for FY 2014.
  • FY 2014 Budget Call
    • Budget Officers for deans and vice provosts continue to work on FY 2013 and FY 2014 spending plan summaries
    • Discussions have been scheduled by the Provost's Office; eleven meetings completed as of 03/29/2012.

Create Budgetary Incentives: to grow enrollment & sponsored research, rewarding accountability

  • No current updates

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