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Budget and Long-range Planning Committee (BLP)

BLP Agendas and Minutes 22/23 (Accessible to Campus Community)
BLP - Teams Member Log-In
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BLP Policies
BLP Referrals 22/23 (Accessible to Campus Community)

  • Meetings are held:  Every Tuesday
  • Time:  1:00 - 2:15 pm
  • Location:  Virtual Meeting
  • Meeting Dates:
    Fall 2022 - September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 29; December 6
    Spring 2023 - January 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 28; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2
Voting Members List
VOTING MEMBERS 22/23 SEAT (Representing)
Shahed Sharif CSTEM 22/23
Carmen Mitchell Library 21-23
VACANT CEHHS 22/23
VACANT CHABSS 22-24
Alan Styles CoBA 22-24; BLP Co-Chair 22/23
Rika Yoshii Faculty At-large 22-24, BLP Co-Chair 22/23
Kris Kirschbaum (CHABSS) Lecturer Representative 21-23 (from college-level unit other than CSTEM)
Non-Voting Members
EX OFFICIO (NON-VOTING) MEMBERS SEAT (Representing)
Jennifer Ostergren Dean, CEHHS (Provost's Dean Appointee)
Carl Kemnitz Provost 
Mary Oling-Sisay Vice Provost (or designee)
Leon Wyden, Jr. Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services (or designee)
John Humes Interim Chief Information Officer, IITS
Godfrey Gibbison Dean, Extended Learning
Aaron Guy  Associate Dean, EL (Dean's Designee, when Dean is unable to attend)
VACANT Student Representative

Committee Charge:  Using a holistic approach, the Budget and Long-range Planning Committee serves as the deliberative body of the faculty on budget and resource use for annual and long-range planning issues.  It participates in and provides recommendations for the construction of Academic Affairs' budget requests and represents the Faculty through active participation in university budgeting.  The committee, in its long-range planning capacity, actively participates in the University's strategic planning process including university accreditation, and reviews proposals submitted for the University Academic Master Plan.  BLP shall coordinate with academic units on the development of proposals and apply a holistic approach to make recommendations on resources (for example, library, laboratory, and information technology) for academic programs.  In pursuit of these duties, the committee may create ad hoc subcommittees.