Campus Connection.

April 8, 2005 Volume 20, Number 15

Public Budget Hearings To Be Held At Western April 19-20

Western’s public budget hearings will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 19 and 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20 in the University Union Capitol Rooms.

Presentations by vice presidents and staff reporting to the president will outline how each area of the University has responded to its goals and objectives in accordance with the institution’s strategic plan, Higher Values in Higher Education. The presentations also will include goals and objectives for the 2005-2006 year.

On Tuesday, April 19 Provost and Academic Vice President Joe Rallo will discuss his office budget from 8-9:30 a.m. and Vice President for Student Services W. Garry Johnson will present budget information starting at approximately 9:30 a.m. A presentation by Institutional Research and Planning Director Charles Gilbert for areas reporting to the president will begin at 11 a.m.

On Wednesday, April 20 Vice President for Administrative Services Jackie Thompson will discuss budget issues starting at 8 a.m. and Vice President for Advancement and Public Services Larry Mortier will present budget information at approximately 9:30 a.m.

Western employees may be granted release time to attend the budget hearings. The availability of release time will be evaluated by supervisors based on maintaining essential staffing levels in campus operations, according to Vice President Thompson. For more information, contact WIU President Al Goldfarb’s office at 309/298-1824.



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