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Minutes of Meeting

Budget Advisory Committee Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Location: Bldg. 50, Room 3300

Meeting Details

Call to Order:

Alan Harris (chair) called the meeting to order at 9:00 am.

Members Present:

Stacy Boote, Jeffrey Cornett, Jason Haraldsen, Alan Harris, Susan Massey, Krista Paulsen

Members Absent:

Bruce Kavan (On Sabbatical)

Others Attending:

Dr. Radha Pyati, Dr. Chip Klostermeyer, Dr. Gordon Rakita

Meeting Minutes

  • Approval of the Minutes

    November meeting minute approval was postponed until the February meeting.
  • New Business/Announcements/Other Discussions

    The committee invited the current and past two Faculty Association Presidents to the meeting to discuss the role of the Budget Advisory Committee.

    Ideas generated for the committee to discuss / present in future meetings were”

    • Submitting informational items to Faculty Association containing plots showing different areas of finance at UNF.
    • Looking into inertia costs and faculty retention.
    • Looking into budgeting for the strategic plan and strategic priorities.
    • Looking at information available on the UNF budget website (
    • Looking into non-recurring fund allocations used to purchase library subscriptions.
    • Looking into reallocation of faculty lines
    • A discussion was held regarding having a representative from the Budget Advisory Committee sit in on University budget discussions.
    • Developing a budget timeline so that future committees can invite appropriate guests to the meeting at appropriate times.


    Based on the discussion, the committee decided to begin by developing a budget timeline. The committee will invite Anne Hoover to the next meeting to put together the timeline.

    • Adjournment & Next Meeting

      The meeting adjourned at 10:00 am.
      Our next meeting will be February 15th, 2017 at 10:00 am in 50/3300.