Budget Entries from FY 2012

UNI budget process

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

First, the university is evaluating the budget process used to develop the institutional budget.  Anticipated outcomes will include enhanced documentation of the budget process as well as enhancing baseline financial reports for use by various entities. Input on these measures will be solicited from faculty and staff.

FY 2013 Budget Message-Setting the Course for UNI

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Over the past three years, UNI's state appropriation decreased by more than 23 percent- from slightly more than $98 million to just under $75 million. As a result, we did our best to maintain the integrity of our educational programs while making cuts across the university. While the past three years were difficult, we remain committed to the vision of a stronger University of Northern Iowa.

President's Budget Message

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

The higher education landscape has changed dramatically, both in Iowa and throughout the nation.  As leaders in higher education, we have a responsibility to our students, their parents and taxpayers of Iowa to maintain our excellent academic reputation, enhance access and affordability, and prepare for the future.  In times like these, we must define our future before circumstances dictate it for us.

UNI Budget Update: Jan. 20, 2012

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Last week Gov. Branstad presented his budget proposal, which includes a $20 million increase for Iowa's Regents universities. The proposed budget for the three public universities is a significant improvement over last year.  While it falls short of the request made by the Board of Regents, it provides a good starting point for our work with the Legislature.