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Academic Budgets and Administration


The Academic Budgets and Administration area supports the Office of the Provost in all financial matters, as well as, providing oversight of Education & General budgets for all academic programs and services within the Division of Academic Affairs. Working closely with the Division’s academic colleges and major areas on all financial related issues, we maintain budgets and financial scenarios that are consistent with the University’s mission, goals and strategic plan. In addition to coordinating the annual budget process for the Division, we provide analytical tools to assist faculty and administrators in their financial performance. This oversight includes conducting the following processes:

  • Allocation / Analysis of Prior Year Carry Forward Amounts
  • Assistance with Budget Development for New Academic Program Proposals
  • Budget Development
    • Balancing the Personnel Base
    • Faculty Promotion Increments
    • Operating Budget Adjustments
    • Revenue Estimates and Allocations
    • Tuition Increase Allocations
  • Budget Reductions / Reallocation's
  • Course Fee Revenue Allocations and Usage Analysis
  • Expenditure Monitoring & Analysis
  • Faculty Benchmark Salary Comparisons
  • Financial Oversight for all Full-Time Positions within the Division
  • Monitoring of Faculty / Staff Supplemental Payments
  • Part Time Faculty Tuition Waiver Process
  • Performance Funding Allocations
  • Professional Development Award Monitoring
  • Recurring / Non-Recurring Budget Revisions
  • Staffing Plan Process and Allocations
  • Verification of Faculty Effort in Conjunction with Summer Grant Compensation
  • Year End Balancing of Indexes within Academic Affairs
Ladonna Hunton

Dr. Ladonna Hunton
Associate Vice President for Academic
Budgets and Administration
Phone: 270.745.6867

 

Jessica Gilland

Ms. Jessica Gilland
Academic Resources Manager
Phone:  270.745.4027

aabudget@wku.edu


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 Last Modified 1/19/18