September 25, 2012
A new website has been launched that provides opportunities for the Queen’s community to learn about and comment on the university’s budget model and planning process as it moves forward.
“In introducing a new budget model, the goal is to better align resource allocation with academic and strategic priorities,” says Jo-Anne Brady, Vice-Provost (Planning and Budget). “We have embarked on a process of consultation over the past few months with key stakeholders, and the launch of the new website will support us in considering and responding to our community’s interest and questions as part of the process.”
There continues to be significant consultation with representatives from across the university to support the budget planning process.
The Provost Advisory Committee on Budget makes specific recommendations to the Provost on developing the budget model, ensuring the budget model reflects transparent and appropriate incentives for stimulating revenue growth and that resource allocation is directly aligned to support academic goals. It also advises on appropriate resource allocation to central shared services and reviews shared service budgets as part of the annual budget process.
The Provost, in consultation with Deans, the Principal, and Vice-Principals, makes recommendations on the university’s operating budget for presentation to the Finance committee of the Board of Trustees.
In addition, the Planning and Budget team (comprising individuals from the Offices of Budget & Analysis and Institutional Research and Planning) meets regularly with the business officers in the faculties, schools and Shared Services.
For more information about the new budget model, to follow the budget planning process, or to share your comments visit the new budget planning website, or submit your comments by email to firstname.lastname@example.org