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Documents Relating to
Fiscal Year 2002 & 2003 Budget Reduction Process



University of Nebraska-Lincoln




Final Budget Reductions News Conference

NOVEMBER 20, 2002

A news conference was held at 11am on November 20, 2002, as UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman announced his Final Budget Reductions Recommendations for the third round of budget reductions, fiscal year 2003. Audio of the conference is available on-demand in MP4 streaming format (MPEG-4 advanced audio); QuickTime 6 is recommended.


Final Budget Reductions Recommendations

DATED NOVEMBER 20, 2002

This memorandum was sent by Chancellor Harvey Perlman in the form of an email-to-all on the morning of November 20, 2002. It discusses final recommendations for Round 3 budget reductions, fiscal year 2003.


IANR Background Information related to proposed budget reductions

ISSUED NOVEMBER 20, 2002

This document describes decisions made by the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources related to Round Three budget reductions.


Chancellor responds to APC concerns about definition of the term, "program"

DATED NOVEMBER 19, 2002

This letter is in response to questions regarding operational definitions of the term "program."


Round 3 APC Recommendations

DATED NOVEMBER 14, 2002

This document, from the UNL Academic Planning Committee, details the APC's response to the chancellor's proposals for Round Three budget reductions.


Chancellor Perlman's Response to Recommendations Regarding Division of Continuing Studies

ISSUED OCTOBER 8, 2002

This letter from Chancellor Harvey Perlman responds to the recommendations of the Academic Planning Committee regarding his recommendation with respect to the Division of Continuing Studies.


Format for the Academic Planning Committee's Open Discussion Sessions and Hearings - Round Three

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 17, 2002

This document describes a series of meetings to be held beginning September 23, 2002 in which the APC will hear testimony and discuss issues related to proposed third-round budget reductions.


Chancellor Perlman's Letter on Final Recommendations for Budget Cuts

DATED SEPTEMBER 10, 2002

This letter from Chancellor Harvey Perlman was sent as an email-to-all on Sept. 10, 2002.


Academic Planning Committee (APC) Procedures for the UNL Budget Reduction Process, Round Three

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 10, 2002

This document outlines procedures for submitting written responses to budget reduction proposals, information on further information and discussion sessions, and recommendations to the chancellor.


Narrative Summary Proposed Budget Reductions and Structural Changes

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 10, 2002

This document summarizes proposed budget reductions and structural changes.


Spreadsheet: Proposed FY 2003 Budget Reductions

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 10, 2002

This spreadsheet (HTML format; turn on backgrounds when printing) details areas and programmatic impacts of budget reductions.


Chancellor's Fact Sheet
Closing Branch Libraries for Chemistry, Biology, and Physics

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 10, 2002

This document details the proposal to close three branch libraries.


Chancellor's Fact Sheet
Eliminating University Support for Learning Centers in Grand Island, North Platte, and Lincoln

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 10, 2002

This document details the proposal to eliminate University support for three learning centers.


General Budget Framework Document - Round 3

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 4, 2002

This document, issued by the Office of the Chancellor, describes processes by which the university will respond to the State of Nebraska's third round of reductions for fiscal year 2002-2003.


Invitation to Correspond re. Current Budget Issues

DATED JUNE 25, 2002

During the period leading up to the special legislative session to begin July 30, Chancellor Perlman has invited inquiries (via email) from the campus community, to which he responds in periodic emails-to-all. The following text is Chancellor Perlman's initial email inviting correspondence regarding the current budget issues, with links to archived copies of responses sent via email-to-all.




Response of the Academic Planning Committee to the Chancellor's Proposed Budget Reductions for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Round Two – FY 02/03

DATED MAY 10, 2002

This document is the response of the Academic Planning Committee to the Chancellor's Second Round budget reduction proposals issued April 22, 2002.


Chancellor's Fact Sheet: Panhandle Research and Extension Center Diagnostic Lab

ISSUED MAY 20, 2002

This document provides facts and figures on which the decision to close the Panhandle Research and Extension Center Diagnostic Lab were based.


Format for the Academic Planning Committee's Open Discussion Sessions and Hearings - Second Round

ISSUED APRIL 30, 2002

This document describes four meetings to be held from May 1-8, 2002 in which the APC will hear testimony and discuss issues related to proposed second-round budget reductions.


FY 2003 Budget Reductions - Second Round

ISSUED APRIL 22, 2002

This document outlines UNL budget reduction proposals as announced by Chancellor Harvey Perlman at the Academic Senate meeting, April 22, 2002.


Spreadsheet Related to Proposed Budget Reductions

ISSUED APRIL 22, 2002

This spreadsheet (PDF format) presents an overview of the state-aided portions of the operating budgets of the University of Nebraska system and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, respectively.


General Budget Framework Document

ISSUED APRIL 22, 2002

This document, issued by the Office of the Chancellor, describes processes by which the university will respond to the State of Nebraska's budget shortfall for fiscal year 2002-2003.


Academic Planning Committee Procedures for the UNL Budget Reduction Process, Part Two

ISSUED APRIL 18, 2002

This document outlines procedures for submitting written responses to budget reduction proposals, information on further information and discussion sessions, and recommendations to the chancellor.




Chancellor Perlman Letter on Final Recommendations for Budget Reductions

ISSUED MARCH 13, 2002

This is Chancellor Harvey Perlman's memorandum to the university community regarding final recommendations for budget reductions.


Response to APC Recommendations: Faculty Development and the Teaching and Learning Center

ISSUED MARCH 13, 2002

This document is in response to the APC recommendations document of March 6.


Response of the Academic Planning Committee to the Chancellor's Proposed Budget Reductions and Structural Changes for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

ISSUED MARCH 6, 2002

This document is the official response of the Academic Planning Committee to the Feb. 5 document 'Proposed Budget Reductions and Structural Changes.'


Format for the Academic Planning Committee's Open Discussion Sessions and Hearings

ISSUED FEBRUARY 21, 2002

This document describes four meetings to be held from Feb. 25-28, 2002 in which the APC will hear testimony and discuss issues related to proposed budget reductions.


Narrative Summary - Proposed Budget Reductions and Structural Changes

ISSUED FEBRUARY 5, 2002

This document outlines UNL budget reduction proposals as announced by Chancellor Harvey Perlman at the Academic Senate meeting, 2:30pm, Feb. 5, 2002.


Spreadsheets Related to Proposed Budget Reductions

ISSUED FEBRUARY 5, 2002

These spreadsheets (PDF format) present an executive summary and detailed summary of the proposed FY2003 budget reductions. A companion spreadsheet presents an overview of budget reductions.


Academic Planning Committee Procedures
for Phase Three of the UNL Budget Reduction Process


ISSUED FEBRUARY 5, 2002

This document outlines procedures for submitting written responses to budget reduction proposals, information on further information and discussion sessions, and recommendations to the chancellor.


Procedures to be Invoked for Significant Budget Reallocations and Reductions

ISSUED FEBRUARY 10, 1993; PUBLISHED ON WEB FEBRUARY 1, 2002

This document establishes budget reallocation and reduction procedures at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Note: this document is highly structured; Netscape 4.x browsers will not display correctly.


General Budget Framework Document

ISSUED NOVEMBER 30, 2001

The formulation and promulgation of this "General Budget Framework" initiates the process for permanent budget reductions at UNL.


Proposed Principles Governing Budget Reductions

ISSUED NOVEMBER 8, 2001

Introduction to budgetary situation for fiscal years 2002 and 2003 and proposed principles for permanent budget reductions at UNL.






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