The Executive Committee of the Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 27) approved tuition and fee rates for the next two academic years and a conceptual general fund operating budget for the current fiscal year.
The Purdue University trustees' Finance Committee on Monday (May 16) reviewed a conceptual general fund operating budget for the next year, which includes a modest merit increase in salary and uses internal cost savings to cover more than 40 percent of the year's expenditure allocations.
Al Diaz, the university's executive vice president for business services and finance, treasurer, led a discussion of state legislative and budget topics during the Feb. 22 President's Forum.
Purdue team recommends budget actions to reduce operating plan by $67 million; proposes plan to continue effort
As Purdue University nears its goal of identifying approaches to save $67.4 million from the West Lafayette campus budget, it also is taking steps to continue the effort. Ken Sandel, director of physical and capital planning and manager for the project called Sustaining New Synergies, outlined the effort for the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees on Thursday (Feb. 3).
The results of the Blue Ribbon Healthcare Committee’s survey are now available through the Purdue Benefits website at www.purdue.edu/benefits. The committee surveyed benefits-eligible faculty and staff system-wide in December to learn employee views on health care, health promotion and health-related activities that Purdue may consider in the future.
At the midpoint of the 2010-11 fiscal year, Purdue's information technology areas are well under way to meeting their target of returning $5 million to the University's general fund. Gerry McCartney, vice president for information technology, chief information officer, and the Olga Oesterle England Professor of Information Technology, told members of the University Senate on Monday (Jan. 24) that so far the IT areas have identified $4.7 million to return to the University general fund.
Procurement Services recently completed the strategic sourcing process for two categories of janitorial supplies -- toilet paper and hand towels, and trash bags and liners.
The Voluntary Early Partial Retirement Program (VEPR) has been fully reinstated with no changes. The program was temporarily suspended due to the offering of retirement incentives this fall.
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