2019-20 Committees of the University

FS-UC Resources, Space and Budget Committee - 2019-2020

FS-UC Resources, Space, and Budget Committee
NIU Bylaws, Article 2.6 and Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.6

The FS-UC Committee on Resources, Space, and Budgets shall consist of members of the University Council and the Faculty Senate as follows: Twelve faculty members, six of whom shall be members of the University Council and shall be appointed by the executive secretary of the University Council (with the advice and consent of the University Council). The remaining six shall be members of the Faculty Senate and shall be appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate (with the advice and consent of the Faculty Senate).  Faculty membership shall include at least one representative from each academic college and the University Libraries. Faculty members shall serve one-year terms and are eligible for reappointment. No two faculty members shall be from the same department.

One student shall be appointed by the Student Association. The student shall be a member of the University Council. The student member shall serve a one-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment.

Two supportive professional staff members and two operating staff members shall be appointed. They shall be members of the University Council and shall serve one-year terms and shall be eligible for reappointment.

One nonvoting member shall be selected by and from the deans of the degree-granting colleges to serve a one-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment.

The Vice President for Administratino and Finance and Chief Financial Officer who shall be ex officio, nonvoting.

The Executive Vice President and Provost who shall be ex offocio, nonvoting.

The chair of the committee shall be a member of the University Council, selected by the Executive Secretary of the University Council with the advice and consent of the University Council and shall serve a one-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment

Duties - To participate with the president and executive vice president and provost in the development of long-range planning regarding the allocation and reallocation of resources in both the operating and capital budgets and in the assignment and reassignment of space;

To advise the president and the executive vice president and provost regarding goals and priorities for the utilization of resources, space, and budgets, and to provide periodic evaluations of progress in achieving the goals and priorities;

To make other reports and recommendations to the Faculty Senate and the University Council regarding resource allocations and utilization as the committee feels appropriate or as may be requested by the Faculty Senate or University Council.

In addition to holding regular meetings to seek input on resource needs and priorities, the committee shall meet with the president and the executive vice president and provost, together and/or separately, at least two times a semester to offer advice on budget and space issues.  The committee shall report its recommendations and evaluations to the Faculty Senate and the University Council.

To advise the president and provost on critical, time sensitive budget issues affecting the university. In order to address these issues, the committee is authorized by the University Council to function outside of the academic year calendar, without a quorum, providing there are at least five voting members, the majority of which must be faculty. Alternates for this committee operating outside the academic year will be selected by the Executive Secretary of the University Council.

To advise the president and provost on resource allocation matters and revenue generation opportunities that arise.

The RSB Committee meets monthly during the academic year on Fridays at 10 a.m. in Altgeld Hall 125.  
2019-20 dates are: Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 6, Apr 3.
Meeting agendas and minutes

MEMBERSHIP
2019-2020
UC - Faculty - EET-TECH Kevin Martin
UC - Faculty - HHS-FCAS Lin Shi
UC - Faculty - LAS-PADM Alicia Schatteman
UC - Faculty - LAW
Therese Arado, Chair
UC - Faculty - LIB
Jim Millhorn
UC - Faculty - VPA-MUSI
Greg Beyer
FS - Faculty - BUS-ACCY Mark Riley
FS - Faculty - EDU-LEPF
Ben Creed
FS - Faculty - LAS-CSCI
Kirk Duffin
FS - Faculty - LAS-ECON George Slotsve, FS Liaison/Spokesperson
FS - Faculty - LAS-HIST Ismael Montana
FS - Faculty - BUS-MGMT
Mahesh Subramony
Student Naomi Bolden
Supportive Professional Staff
Cathy Doederlein
Supportive Professional Staff
Megan Woodruff
Operating Staff
Jeffry Royce
Operating Staff
Natasha Johnson
Dean (nonvoting) Paul Kassel
VP for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer (ex officio, nonvoting) Sarah McGill
Executive Vice President and Provost
(ex officio, nonvoting)
Beth Ingram