August 24, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

Enhanced Budgeteer Role:

  • No update.

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

  • Effective in July, the CPC-SSC sends BudCast reports to the principal investigators as Excel reports based on the input from the June 23rd meeting.
  • July 27th – BudCast committee met with Econ and ISPR to discuss issues concerning updating and/or using the all funds BudCast tool. 
  • July 28th - BudCast committee met with Lied Center to discuss issues concerning updating and/or using the all funds BudCast tool. Discussed clearing funds that almost duplicate the activity in a revenue fund be removed from the all sources of funding report.
  • A major enhancement was made available in the BudCast Grants Administration Module. The primary enhancement was the addition of position-level detail (i.e., names of persons/positions paid on a project) within the grant financials reporting.  This should allow Principal Investigators to make better use of the substantial reporting tools supported within BudCast.  

Create Budgetary Incentivesto grow enrollment & sponsored research, rewarding accountability

  • No update.

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