Office of Budget and Planning

Budget and Planning - University of Wisconsin System

Freda Harris
Associate Vice President

Phone: 608 262-6423
Fax: 608 265-3175
1520 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

The Office of Budget & Planning is administered under the direction of an Associate Vice President for Budget & Planning and is organized into two units responsible for the operating budget (the Budget Planning Unit and the Budget Development unit). (View a complete listing of Budget & Planning staff, including phone numbers and e-mail addresses.)

The Office has a strong commitment to provide flexible, solution-oriented and timely service to our Universities, Colleges, UW-Extension, and other System Administration Offices, and is responsible for:

  • Providing leadership to build a consensus among System institutions on systemwide operating budget needs in service of the UW System and institutional missions, in order to present those needs to the Board of Regents, Governor, and Legislature.
  • Obtaining and allocating equitably the resources necessary to assist institutions in meeting their teaching, research, and public service missions.
  • Meeting Board of Regents and State reporting requirements.
  • Facilitating budget implementation and providing assistance to the institutions.
  • Assisting in long-range planning, including enrollment management planning and the Regents' strategic planning efforts.

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