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Approved: November 16, 2001
Section V. Administrative Affairs
Subsection: A. Budget and Appropriations Process

  1. Budget Requests
    The President, after consultation with appropriate officers of the University, shall establish guidelines and procedures for preparation of operating and capital budget requests including proposed salary increases, for the University. The President shall review and make recommendations concerning the requests and submit them to the Board for approval. The President shall submit budget requests approved by the Board to the Board of Higher Education and shall take such actions on the Board's behalf as are necessary and appropriate during the Board of Higher Education budget review process.
  2. Appropriations Requests
    The President, after consultation with the Vice Presidents and other university officers, shall prepare the Board's requests for operating and capital appropriations for the University. The President shall submit the initial requests for operating and capital appropriations to the Board for approval prior to their introduction in the General Assembly. The President shall introduce appropriation requests approved by the Board in the appropriate house of the General Assembly and shall take such actions on the Board's behalf as are necessary and appropriate during the appropriations process.
  3. Financial Plans and Reports
    1. The President, after consultation with the Vice Presidents and other University officers, shall establish guidelines and procedures for the preparation of annual departmental budget allocations for appropriated and non-appropriated funds by the University. The President shall review and make recommendations concerning the departmental budget allocations and submit them to the Board as an information item.
    2. The President, after consultation with the Vice Presidents and other University officers, shall establish guidelines and procedures for the preparation of financial reports for the Board.
    3. The President shall present an annual report to the Board on employee salaries.
  4. Line Item Transfers
    The President, subject to the provisions of state law, may approve appropriation line item transfer requests for the University. At each regular meeting of the Board, the President shall present a report on appropriation line item transfers approved since the preceding regular Board meeting.