University Budget Advisory Committee


  • Fridays at 12-1 p.m.
  • The Budget Advisory Committee meets multiple times each month.


  • At-Large
    • 2024 Brad Hansen (Professor, CAS)
    • 2025 Dan Hubbard (Associate Professor, CAS)
    • 2025 Drew Delaney (Senior Lecturer, CAS)-Chair
    • 2026 Scott Gerseny (Lecturer, CAS)-Co-Secretary
  • College Representatives
    • 2024 Alexis Rutt (Assistant Professor, COE)
    • 2025 Smita Jain Oxford (Senior Lecturer, COB)
    • 2026 Robert Rycroft (Professor, CAS-Co-Secretary
  • USC Representatives
    • Dave Fleming (Dean of Res Life and Housing/Asst VP for Student Affairs)
    • Sandrine Sutphin (Dir of Student Activities & Engagement)
    • Tracey Funtanilla (Senior Accountant)
  • Athletics Representative
    • Patrick Catullo (Director of Athletics)
  • SGA Representative
    • Martina Pugh

Minutes: 2023-24



2.6.2 The committee’s duties are to:

.1 Work in an advisory fashion with the Provost and Chief Academic Officer (CAO), the Vice President for Administration and Finance (CFO), the Vice President for Advancement and University Relations on short- and long-term University budget priorities, broadly conceived, including planning, the operating budget and capital improvements, fundraising, and development. The recommendations for priorities will be communicated to the President via the CFO or the CAO;

.2 Indicate the committee’s priorities for the present budgeting year through an annual review process and summarize their priorities on future budgets to the CFO, CAO, and the UFC in a report due no later than mid-November;

.3 Communicate the committee’s recommendations to the UFC in a report no later than the beginning of December and the results of the President’s decisions to the UFC in a report as soon as possible;

.4 In times of financial exigency, the Budget Advisory Committee assists the President, Provost, and Vice Presidents in developing principles and setting priorities for budget reductions; and

.5 Perform other duties as assigned by the University Faculty Council.