University Senate Bylaws, Article II., Section 5
E. FINANCE AND
The Finance and Planning Committee serves as the
consultative body to the president and senior University officers on all major
issues of planning, budget, resource allocation policy, and University
The committee is expected to consider
matters of University-wide policy or effect.
The Committee may, from time
to time, act as a Twin Cities campus committee, and take up matters exclusively
of concern to the Twin Cities, and may appoint subcommittees to deal with issues
that pertain to the entire University or only to the Twin Cities
The Finance and Planning Committee shall be composed of:
10 faculty members,
2 academic professional members,
2 civil service members, and
ex officio representation as specified by vote of the University Senate.
Faculty, academic professional, civil service, and student members shall be appointed by the Committee on Committees.
Duties and Responsibilities
a. To consult with
and advise the president and senior University officers on planning, and in
particular on financial and operational planning.
b. To consult with
and advise the president and senior academic and financial officers on the
development of the biennial request, of supplemental budget requests, and the
annual budget and to review the implementation of the annual budget.
To consult with and advise the president and senior University officers on the
development of the University's capital budget and capital plans, the biennial
capital request, supplemental capital requests, and the implementation of
d. To participate in the development and review of all
physical facilities planning.
e. To consult with and advise the president
and senior University officers on the financial and operational aspects of all
major proposals and policy initiatives.
f. To consult with and advise
the president and senior University officers on other questions of resource
allocation, including space allocation.
g. To consult with and advise
the president and senior University officers on the periodic review of
h. To recommend to the
Faculty Consultative Committee, Senate Consultative Committee, or to other
Senate committees such actions or policies as it deems appropriate.
To take up other matters as shall be referred to the committee by the Faculty
Consultative Committee, the Senate Consultative committee, or other Senate
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