of Iowa Faculty Senate/Staff Council
In order to provide for more efficient communication with the President
and members of the administration, and provide better coordination between the
Faculty Senate and Staff Council, the existing budget committees of each body
will be combined to form a joint budget committee.
Charged by their respective constituencies, this committee will serve in
an advisory capacity to the President, under the structure described below.
Membership. Confirmed by the President
of the University, membership shall be as follows:
members appointed by the Faculty Senate;
members appointed by the Staff Council.
Charge to the Committee.
budgetary priority setting and other budgetary matters which affect the
University’s General Education Fund; including salary policy and other
budgetary decisions affecting faculty and staff;
state appropriations requests made to the Board of Regents; as
may relate to University salary and other budget priorities;
the internal governance procedures of the University which have major budgetary
implications and impact on faculty and staff;
the translation of University planning processes and unit reviews into specific
programmatic and resource allocation decisions that are guided by strategic
plans and that will advance the University; and
with the UISG president and vice president on matters within the charge of this
selecting and appointing members, it is advisable to choose those who have
demonstrated an interest in and understanding of University financial and
shall be given to the appointment of the immediate past president, current
president and president-elect (or vice president) of Faculty Senate and Staff
Council, as well as persons who have formerly served in those positions.
shall be appointed for a term not to exceed three years.
Reappointment is permitted; however, no person may serve for more than
six consecutive years on the committee.
Committee shall have co-chairs, each of whom may be appointed for a two-year
term by the President of the University after consultation with the Faculty
Senate President and Staff Council President.
Provost and Vice President for Finance and University Services shall serve as
liaisons to the committee.
The Chair shall be empowered to appoint subcommittees to
address particular issues.