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Strategic Budget & Planning Council



“The University Budget and Planning Council shall provide a new, transparent and inclusive process for the planning, budgeting and assessment of university strategic directions, investments, and facilities. The Council shall be advisory to the President. It will ensure that the University’s strategic plan and mission guide resource allocations and investments.”

 Read the full charge here


All SBPC Minutes and Agendas are posted HERE


All meetings are held in the Thomson Boardroom in Ballentine Hall unless otherwise noted

  • Thursday, February 4   9:00 - 10:30AM.
  • Thursday, March 10   9:00 - 10:30AM.
  • Thursday, April 7   9:00 - 10:30AM.
  • Thursday, May 5   9:00 - 10:30AM.
  • Wednesday, June 1   9:00AM- 12:00PM. *Memorial Union Rm 300
  • Friday, June 3   9:00AM- 12:00PM. *Memorial Union Rm 300
  • Wednesday, June 15   1:00PM- 4:00PM. *Presidents Conference Room, Green Hall


As of July 11, 2016

  • Staff: 
  • Donald DeHayes, Chair SBPC Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Christina L. Valentino, Vice Chair SBPC Vice President Administration & Finance
  • Kathy Collins Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Gerald Sonnenfeld Vice President of Research & Economic Development
  • Naomi Thompson Associate Vice President for Community, Equity and Diversity
  • Thorr Bjorn Director, Athletics
  • Ellen Reynolds Director, Health Services 
  • Sharon Bell Controller 
  • Kimberly Stack, Director, Interns & Experiential Learn
  • Faculty: 
  • Steven D'Hondt Professor Graduate School of Oceanography
  • Faye Boudreaux-Bartels Professor Electrical, Computer & Bio Engineering
  • Michael Sullivan Chair, Faculty Senate
  • Rachel DiCioccio Associate Professor, Communication Studies
  • Deans/Associate Deans: 
  • Lori Ciccomascolo Dean, Interim Dean, ASF College of Education & Professional Studies
  • John Kirby Dean, College of Environment & Life Sciences 
  • Patricia Morokoff Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences
  • Community Member: 
  • Ken Kermes External Representative
  • Students: 
  • Lindsay McLennan President, Graduate Student Association
  • Cody Anderson President, URI Student Senate
  • URI Foundation Member: 
  • Wendy Bucci Chief Operations Officer, URI Foundation
  • Staff & Advisory Support: 
  • Ann Morrissey Special Assistant to the Provost for Academic Planning
  • Linda Barrett Director, Budget & Financial Planning

Download the current membership list (pdf)

Download the previous membership list (pdf)

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