Budget Documents Relating to Fiscal Year 2003-04 & 2004-05 Budget Reduction Process

Email to All on Final Phase Two Budget Reductions
OCTOBER 20, 2003
Chancellor's email to the UNL community regarding final decisions on Phase Two budget reductions.

Academic Planning Committee Recommendations re. Phase Two Budget Reduction Proposals
OCTOBER 15, 2003
Recommendations of the Academic Planning Committee regarding the chancellor's Phase Two budget reduction proposals.

Format for the Academic Planning Committee's Open Discussion Sessions and Hearings, UNL Budget Reduction Process, 2003-04/2004-05 - Phase Two
AUGUST 19, 2003
This document describes meetings to be held on Sept. 10 and Sept. 17, 2003 in which the APC will hear testimony and discuss issues related to proposed phase two budget reductions.

Academic Planning Committee (APC) Procedures for the UNL Budget Reduction Process, 2003-04/2004-05 Phase Two
JUNE 30, 2003
This document outlines Academic Planning Committee (APC) Procedures for the UNL Budget Reduction Process, 2003-04/2004-05, Phase Two.

Email to All on Phase Two Budget Reductions
JUNE 17, 2003
Chancellor Harvey Perlman's email to the UNL community regarding Phase Two budget reductions.

Responses to Questions of the Academic Planning Committee, June 2003
JUNE 17, 2003
The chancellor's response to the Academic Planning Committee's June 4 document, 'Phase I APC Recommendations.'

Spreadsheet: Proposed FY 2004 Budget Reductions - Phase Two Proposals with Phase One Summary
JUNE 17, 2003
Spreadsheet detailing reductions for fiscal year 2004.

Information for Students Affected by Program Reductions
JUNE 17, 2003
This memorandum provides information for University of Nebraska-Lincoln students affected by the elimination of academic programs.

Memorandum Regarding Salary Increases 2003-2005
JUNE 17, 2003
Memorandum from Chancellor Harvey Perlman discussing his thinking regarding salary increases for the 2003-05 biennium.

Phase I APC Recommendations
JUNE 4, 2003
The response of the Academic Planning Committee to the Chancellor's Phase I budget reduction proposals.

Email to All on Conclusion of Legislative Session
MAY 29, 2003
With final passage of the State of Nebraska's biennial budget, Chancellor Perlman offers an overview of the remaining work to be done in balancing the UNL's budget, and acknowledges supporters of the university.

Audio: Chancellor's News Conference Following Faculty Vote
MAY 15, 2003
MP4 streaming audio of a press conference following a vote of the UNL Assembly called to gauge the sense of the faculty regarding the current leadership and general thrust of budget reduction proposals. Requires a player capable of decoding MP4 streaming audio. Quicktime 6 recommended.

Responses to Questions of the Academic Planning Committee, April 2003
APRIL 22, 2003
In this document, Chancellor Harvey Perlman responds to questions on budget reductions presented by the Academic Planning Committee. Includes attached spreadsheets 'Student Affairs Budget, Fiscal Years 1997-2003' and 'Cuts by Area, Through Four Rounds'.

Chancellor's Email to All Regarding Postponement of Phase Two Budget Reduction Proposals
APRIL 14, 2003
In this email to all UNL faculty and staff, Chancellor Perlman announces a postponement in the release of phase two budget reduction proposals, pending substantial completion of the state budgetary process.

Museum Studies Background
APRIL 3, 2003
This document has been provided by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies as additional background information on the Museum Studies program, and circumstances surrounding its proposed elimination.

Chancellor's Email to All Regarding Delay in Phase Two Budget Reduction Proposals
MARCH 26, 2003
In this email to all UNL faculty and staff, Chancellor Perlman announces a delay, from the original early April date, in the release of phase two budget reduction proposals.

Format for the Academic Planning Committee's Open Discussion Sessions and Hearings, UNL Budget Reduction Process, 2003-04/2004-05 - Phase One
MARCH 18, 2003
This document describes meetings to be held beginning March 26, 2003 in which the APC will hear testimony and discuss issues related to proposed phase one budget reductions.

Chancellor's Email to All Regarding Phase One Budget Reduction Process, 2004
MARCH 17, 2003
In this email to all UNL faculty and staff sent one week after initial phase one budget reduction proposals were issued, Chancellor Perlman discusses the ongoing process of budget reductions and the difficult budgetary situation facing not just Nebraska, but most state governments.

Policies and Procedures to be Invoked for Tenure, Tenure-Track and Equivalent-Rank Faculty whose Positions are Eliminated through Program Eliminations
MARCH 17, 2003
In response to university Bylaws and the call for sensitivity to AAUP guidelines, the following policies and procedures are being instituted for tenured, tenure-track and equivalent-rank faculty whose positions are being eliminated due to program eliminations.

Expanded Background on Proposed Budget Reductions
REVISED MARCH 17, 2003; ORIGINALLY ISSUED MARCH 10, 2003
This document, issued by the Office of the Chancellor, provides expanded background on the university's proposed budget reductions that respond to the State of Nebraska's proposed base budget reductions for the 2003-2005 biennium. It supersedes a document of the same title issued March 10, 2003, which did not include specific information on reductions in Business & Finance and Student Affairs.

Proposed Budget Reductions Spreadsheet
REVISED MARCH 17, 2003; ORIGINALLY ISSUED MARCH 10, 2003
This is a spreadsheet detailing proposed FY 2004 Budget Reductions - Phase One. It supersedes a document of the same title issued March 10, 2003, which did not include specific information on reductions in Business & Finance and Student Affairs.

Chancellor's Email to All Re. Proposed Budget Reductions
MARCH 10, 2003
In this email to all UNL faculty and staff, Chancellor Perlman outlines the difficult choices faced in proposing budget cuts, and his commitment to preserving the strength and quality of the university.

Presentation on Current UNL Budget
MARCH 11, 2003
This presentation details the current budget of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from which any reductions in state support will be subtracted.

Procedures for Submitting Written Responses to Budget Reduction Proposals
MARCH 10, 2003
This document outlines Academic Planning Committee (APC) Procedures for the UNL Budget Reduction Process, 2003-04/2004-05.

Chancellor's Budget Reduction News Conference (QuickTime)
MARCH 10, 2003
This streaming movie contains excerpts from Chancellor Perlman's news conference concerning the proposed FY 2004 Budget Reductions.

Proposed General Budget Framework Document - Fiscal Years 2003-04, 2004-05
MARCH 3, 2003
This document, issued by the Office of the Chancellor, describes processes by which the university will respond to the State of Nebraska's proposed base budget reductions for the 2003-2005 biennium.

Chancellor's Email to All Re. Current Challenges and Successes
FEBRUARY 28, 2003
In an email to all UNL faculty and staff distributed as budget proposals approach, Chancellor Harvey Perlman discusses the scope of the fiscal challenge facing the university, and the continuing successes, large and small, that occur every day at UNL.

UNL's Priority Initiatives (Office of Academic Affairs)
JANUARY 28, 2003
Describes Rural Initiative and Program of Excellence funding commitments for a number of priority initiatives that take advantage of special opportunities that exist or have emerged.

Chancellor's Email to All in Response to Governor's Budget Proposal
JANUARY 21, 2003
In an email to all UNL faculty and staff issued after Governor Mike Johanns' 2003-2005 biennial state budget recommendation was made public, Chancellor Harvey Perlman discusses the governor's proposal, describes the initial process by which the university will respond, and invites inquiries (via email) from the campus community.