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Academic Budget Development

The Academic Finance team oversees the development of the educational and general budget through an annual process and provides one-time support for special initiatives through the fiscal year. The academic budget includes programs supported by state funds, self-generated resources, tuition and fees, sponsored grants and contracts, and private donations. Budgets are allocated through an incremental process for academic vice president and vice provost units and a performance-based model for academic colleges. 

The Partnership for an Incentive Based Budget (PIBB) model was first introduced in 2016 and is now in its second iteration. The PIBB is a college budget model that allocates funding based on performance in key indicators associated with the university's strategic mission and vision. The model promotes transparent institutional decision-making based on valid data accessible to the units being assessed. The model's responsiveness enables leaders to manage resources effectively in a dynamic academic and financial environment.  

PIBB 2.0 Model Outline login required

Who to contact

Brad Sumpter
Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Finance

Trevor Hughes
Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Cindy Spangler
Academic Budget Manager