Proposed FY 2004 Budget Reductions - Phase Two Proposals with Phase One Summary


Memorandum
Proposed FY 2004 Budget Reductions - Phase Two Proposals with Phase One Summary
JUNE 17, 2003

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The original version of this document did not include specific reductions in Business & Finance and Student Affairs. Those reductions are now specified.

Key to abbreviations: 'Savings (Incl. FB)' indicates savings, including fringe benefits; 'FTEs' indicates full-time equivalents; 'Admin.' indicates administrative positions; 'Ten. Fac.' denotes tenured faculty; 'TT' denotes tenure-track faculty; 'Other Fac.' is other faculty; 'M/P Staff' is managerial/professional staff; 'O/S Staff' is office-service staff; 'F' denotes currently-filled positions; 'V' indicates currently-vacant positions.

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CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE
Area Description Programmatic Impact Savings
(Incl. FB)
FTEs
Admin. Ten. Fac. TT Faculty Other Fac. M/P Staff O/S Staff
F V F V F V F V F V
                             
Marching Band Operating Reduce Funding $184,000                      
  Subtotal Chancellor's Office $184,000                      
                             
SENIOR VICE CHANCELLOR FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Area Description Programmatic Impact Savings
(Incl. FB)
FTEs
Admin. Ten. Fac. TT Faculty Other Fac. M/P Staff O/S Staff
F V F V F V F V F V
                             
College of Business Administration Bureau of Business Research                          
  Director Program Eliminated $185,285 1.00                    
  Research Analyst Program Eliminated $47,382               1.00      
  Researcher Program Eliminated $46,455               0.50      
  Information Analyst II Program Eliminated $56,020               1.00      
  Specialist Program Eliminated $36,664               1.00      
  Assistant Director Program Eliminated $44,608                 0.83    
  Staff Sec III Program Eliminated $34,169                   1.00  
  Operating Program Eliminated $2,659                      
  Travel Program Eliminated $2,068                      
  Research Analyst Program Eliminated                        
  Communications Associate Program Transferred                        
                             
SVCAA Office Dual Career Program Program Eliminated                        
  Faculty Fellowships Program Eliminated $92,600                      
  Coordinator Program Eliminated $24,367               0.50      
  Operating Program Eliminated $2,133                      
  Classroom Equipment Fund Funding Eliminated $540,000                      
  Book Scholarship Program Funding Reduced $450,000                      
  Subtotal for Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs $1,564,410 1.00             4.00 0.83 1.00  
                             
VICE CHANCELLOR FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Area Description Programmatic Impact Savings
(Incl. FB)
FTEs
Admin. Ten. Fac. TT Faculty Other Fac. M/P Staff O/S Staff
F V F V F V F V F V
                             
Vice Chancellor Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) Eliminate Position $158,750                 1.00    
  Legal Counsel Jointly-fund a current position within NU's Legal Counsel at Central Administration. ($51,821)                 (0.50)    
                             
Facilities Management Alumni Association Custodial Eliminate position, shift funding source $17,000                   0.75  
  Alumni Association Utilities To be funded by Alumni Association. $25,000                      
  Lied Center Custodial Eliminate position, shift funding source $46,000                   2.00  
  Recycling Eliminate position $30,000               1.00      
  Building Maintenance Eliminate positions $200,000                   4.00  
  Landscape Services Eliminate Manager of Education Programs position $41,283               1.00      
  Landscape Services Eliminate positions $120,000                   5.00  
                             
Fiscal Affairs Credit Card Convenience Fee Eliminate use of VISA and implement a 2.25% convenience fee to use Master Charge, Discover, and American Express to pay student bills. $200,000                      
  Cashier's Office Eliminate position $25,000                     1.00
  Student Wages Reduce staffing due to increased use of purchasing card. $5,000                      
                             
Purchasing Student Wages Reduce staffing due to increased use of purchasing card. $5,000                      
                             
Human Resources Student Wages Reduce staffing during Benefits Open Enrollment; eliminate all student help in HR. $13,566                      
  Combine Two Campus Events into One Event Achieve efficiency by combining two events. $10,000                      
  Benefits Office Eliminate position $44,000                     1.00
                             
Environmental Health & Safety OSHA Specialists Eliminate positions, shift funding to changes in rate structure $110,000               2.00      
  BioSafety Officer Eliminate position, transfer funding to Indirect Cost F&A $75,000               1.00      
  Subtotal for Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance $1,073,778               5.00 0.50 11.75 2.00
                             
INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Area Description Programmatic Impact Savings
(Incl. FB)
FTEs
Admin. Ten. Fac. TT Faculty Other Fac. M/P Staff O/S Staff
F V F V F V F V F V
                             
Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Program Director Program Eliminated $87,747 0.85                    
  Asst. Director Program Eliminated $39,887               0.85      
  Asst. Director Program Eliminated $37,706               0.67      
  Communications Associate Program Eliminated $18,660               0.50      
  Staff Secretary Program Eliminated $16,414                   0.56  
  Operating Program Eliminated $13,545                      
                             
Nebraska Forest Service Forester Program Eliminated $49,029           0.50          
  Forester Program Eliminated $110,397           1.00          
  Forester Program Eliminated $50,210           0.50          
  Forester Program Eliminated $65,159           0.75          
  Forester Program Eliminated $62,328           0.65          
  Forester Program Eliminated $41,533             0.50        
  Assoc. Forester Program Eliminated $52,859           0.75          
  Assoc. Forester Program Eliminated $44,651           0.75          
  Assoc. Forester Program Eliminated $54,676           0.75          
  Assoc. Forester Program Eliminated $47,991           0.76          
  Coordinator Program Eliminated $64,550               1.00      
  Forest Health Manager Program Eliminated $12,257               0.25      
  Manager Program Eliminated $32,755               0.65      
  Manager Program Eliminated $41,782               0.65      
  Mech. Supervisor Program Eliminated $17,780                   0.40  
  Staff Asst. Program Eliminated $40,780                   1.00  
  Computer Software Tech. Program Eliminated $12,503                   0.30  
  Clerical Asst. Program Eliminated $7,831                   0.25  
  Operating Program Eliminated $28,262                      
Vet Student Contract End contract w/KSU Program Eliminated $1,799,915                      
  Subtotal for Vice Chancellor for Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources $2,851,207 0.85         6.41 0.50 4.57   2.51  
                             
VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND GRADUATE STUDIES
Area Description Programmatic Impact Savings
(Incl. FB)
FTEs
Admin. Ten. Fac. TT Faculty Other Fac. M/P Staff O/S Staff
F V F V F V F V F V
                             
University of Nebraska State Museum                            
  Education Facilitator Eliminate Position $33,062               0.95      
  Planetarium Supervisor Close Mueller Planetarium $19,879               0.33      
  Clerical Asst. II Transfer to Revolving Funds $17,303                   0.66  
  UNSM Student Workers Reduce number of student workers $4,457                      
  Ashfall Superintendent Transfer 0.30 FTE to Revolving $13,582               0.30      
  Ashfall Student Workers Reduce number of student workers $2,238                      
  Ashfall Operating Reduce Operating $404                      
  Public Programs Coordinator Eliminate Position $50,058               1.00      
  Scientific Illustrator Eliminate Research Divisions $33,755               0.75      
  Staff Secretary II Eliminate Research Divisions $34,515                   1.00  
                             
Anthropology Division Curator Eliminate Research Divisions $94,626     1.00                
  Collections Manager Eliminate Research Divisions $43,377               1.00      
                             
Botany Division Curator Eliminate Research Divisions $96,476     1.00                
  Collections Manager Eliminate Research Divisions $46,934               1.00      
                             
Entomology Division Curator Eliminate Research Divisions $122,468     1.00                
  Collections Manager Eliminate Research Divisions $39,435               1.00      
                             
Parasitology Division Curator Eliminate Research Divisions $74,650     1.00                
  Collections Manager Eliminate Research Divisions $42,779               1.00      
                             
Zoology Division Professor Eliminate Research Divisions $116,887     1.00                
  Curator Eliminate Research Divisions $90,770     1.00                
  Collections Manager Eliminate Research Divisions $48,003               1.00      
                             
Vertebrate Paleontology Division Collections Manager Eliminate Research Divisions $54,653               1.00      
  Curator Eliminate Research Divisions $68,793     1.00                
  Curator Eliminate Research Divisions $91,311     1.00                
  Chief Preparator Eliminate Research Divisions $50,656               1.00      
  Preparator Eliminate Research Divisions $44,984               1.00      
  Preparator Eliminate Research Divisions $42,031               1.00      
  Contingency for Restructure   $(300,000)                      
                             
Museum Studies Staff Secretary I Eliminate Museum Studies Program $10,517                   0.40  
  **Operating Eliminate Museum Studies Program $15,009                      
  Subtotal for Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies $1,103,614     8.00         12.33   2.06  
                             
VICE CHANCELLOR FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS
Area Description Programmatic Impact Savings
(Incl. FB)
FTEs
Admin. Ten. Fac. TT Faculty Other Fac. M/P Staff O/S Staff
F V F V F V F V F V
                             
University Health Center Student Counseling Eliminate positions, transfer costs to student fees $292,330               3.88   1.12  
                             
Nebraska Unions Custodial and facilities maintenance Eliminate position, shift student fee income to cover expenses and reduce operating expenditures. $63,000               1.00      
                             
Career Services Credentials Management Eliminate support position for credentials management services $30,530                     1.00
                             
Registration and Records Office/Service and graduate assistant Eliminate positions $58,730                   2.00  
                             
Admissions Office Associate Director for International Recruitment Eliminate position $66,730               1.00      
  Transfer Credit Coordinator Eliminate position $45,527               1.00      
  Texas-based Admissions Representative Eliminate position $15,361               0.50      
  Travel Expenses Reduce travel, particularly as related to international recruitment efforts. $35,000                      
  Additional budget reductions To be achieved through administrative reassignments and process changes that are not yet final. $20,000                      
                             
Scholarships and Financial Aid Office/Service Position Eliminate Position $35,762                 1.00    
  Operating Expenses Reduce mailings to students and rely instead on e-mail and web-based processing. $13,627                      
                             
Multicultural Affairs Managerial/Professional Eliminate position, shift support to grant funds $73,403               0.75      
  Subtotal for Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs $750,000               8.13 1.00 3.12 1.00
                             
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Total Reductions  $7,527,009  1.85 0.00 8.00  0.00  0.00 6.41  0.50 34.03 2.33 20.44  3.00