The Senate Committee on Finance and Planning serves as the consultative body to the president and senior University officers on all major issues of planning, budget, resource allocation policy, and University operations. The committee is expected to consider matters of University-wide policy or effect.

2021-22 Senate Committee on Finance and Planning Leadership

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Meeting Schedule

2021-22 Meeting Schedule 

The Senate Committee on Finance and Planning meets Tuesdays from 3-5 p.m., unless otherwise noted. University Senate Governance senates and committees will continue meeting via Zoom during fall semester 2021 and spring semester 2022.

DATE TIME LOCATION
September 21, 2021 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom
October 12, 2021 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom
November 9, 2021 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom
December 14, 2021 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom
February 15, 2022 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom
March 15, 2022 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom
April 12, 2022 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom
April 26, 2022 3-5 p.m. Online Via Zoom

Committee members will be automatically added to a Google Calendar invite for these meetings at the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year. 

Committee Charge

University Senate Bylaws, Article II., Section 5

E. FINANCE AND PLANNING COMMITTEE 

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 operations. 

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 campus.

Membership

The Finance and Planning Committee shall be composed of: 

  • 10 faculty members, 
  • 2 academic professional members, 
  • 4 students, 
  • 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. 

c. 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 capital projects.

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 University operations.

h. To recommend to the Faculty Consultative Committee, Senate Consultative Committee, or to other Senate committees such actions or policies as it deems appropriate.

i. To take up other matters as shall be referred to the committee by the Faculty Consultative Committee, the Senate Consultative committee, or other Senate Committees.

(updated: 7/19/16)

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