Annual Report of the Committee on Committee on Budget Advisement Annual Report for 2019-2020

To: Steering Committee, Academic Senate

From: Chair, Committee on Committee on Budget Advisement

Date: July 30, 2020


Representative from the Steering Committee of the Academic Senate; Jannette A. Urciuoli,

Representative from the Budget Committee of the College Personnel and Budget Committee/Committee of Chairs; David Lieberman

Representative from the Faculty Executive Committee; Philip Pecorino, Committee Chair 2019-2020

Representative from Student Government, John C. Mondal (2019), Ankush Gaba (2020),  



Steering Committee Designee; Steven Dahlke

President’s Designee: Senior Vice President Sherri Newcomb

Guest: Vice President William Faulkner, Finance and Administration

Committee Meeting Dates

The Committee met four times: 8-28-19, 10-7-19,2-20-20, 5-13-20

Narrative summary of committee work

Review of FY2020 College Financial Plan took place with the College’s chief officer for Finance and Administration, Vice President William Faulkner, and with Senior Vice President Sherri Newcomb

Assigned Committee work as per Bylaws Charge/Strategic Plan/Middle States Items/ or Actions of the Academic Senate

The Committee received and reviewed several financial documents and reports.

The Committee received and reviewed a report of Prof. Ned Benton, FGL from John Jay College on the current budget situation He is on the UFS Budget Advisory Committee that meets with CUNY officials.

The Committee set times for meeting in 2020-2021

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 24, 2021 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 12 , 2021 4 to 5 p.m.

New Committee Members – newly elected Chair and Secretary

Steven Dahlke (Steering Committee Designee) added to the committee. A new Student Government Representative will be assigned during the Fall semester.


There was a good working relationship with the representatives of the Administration who answered all questions and supplied documents when requested.

Respectfully Submitted,
Philip Pecorino

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