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February 17, 2013

Sunday, February 17, 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 have participated:
    • Additional training sessions will be scheduled for newly appointed budget officers
    • Additional training sessions will be scheduled for staff in the Shared Service Center
    • While the first wave of training has been completed, specialized training and desk side coaching continue.

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

    • Status of the FMW/BudCast implementation:
      • Continued development on All Funds Budget template to be used in future budget calls
      • Working on changes to the Budget and Financial systems to incorporate additional OOE categories 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
      • One meeting completed as of 02/15/2012.

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

    • No current updates

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