The College of Arts and Sciences Annual Budget and Planning Process involves several steps. During the Fall semester, department chairs and school directors are asked to work with their departments to identify tentative priorities consistent with goals in their department's strategic plans and Educating Illinois , the University's strategic plan. This list of priorities is reviewed by the Budget subcommittee of the College Council to identify college-wide themes and to prioritize them. The college staff then provide chairs/directors with this prioritized set of themes, as well as with productivity data gleaned from our records and from Institutional Research. Working within their departmental governance structures, chairs/directors prepare a budget and planning document that (a) summarizes the department's accomplishments, (b) discusses use of departmental resources, (c) describes major planning objectives for the coming year, and (d) lists specific planning/budgetary priorities for the coming year, within the context of Educating Illinois.
The department budget and planning documents are shared on-line, and a College Planning Hearing features brief presentations by each chair and director. These budget and planning documents are then integrated by the Dean and Associate Deans, working with the College Council, into a College Budget and Planning Document and Presentation.
Download or view the College’s Comprehensive Strategic Plan for 2010-2015 as well as progress reports on our initiatives.
FY15 CAS Budget Narrative
Download or view the College’s first of two documents which presents our accomplishments for FY15.
FY16 CAS Planning Document
Download or view the College’s Annual Consolidated Report, which highlights progress on strategic initiatives across the College and organizes funding requests in terms of our priorities set by our Comprehensive Strategic Plan.
FY16 CAS Budget Presentation
Download or view the College presentation at the Academic Affairs Planning and Budget Hearings, based on our Consolidated Annual Report.