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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



As of September 1, 2021

  • Staff: 
  • Donald DeHayes, Chair SBPC Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Abigail Rider, Vice Chair SBPC Vice President for Administration & Finance
  • Samuel Adams Assistant Director, Public Safety 
  • Mary Grace Almandrez Chief Diversity Officer
  • Thorr Bjorn Director, Athletics
  • Kathy Collins Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Daniel Graney Dean of Students
  • Peter Snyder Vice President of Research and Economic Development
  • Kimberly Stack Director, Center for Career & Experiential Ed
  • Faculty: 
  • Audrey Cardany Chair, Faculty Senate
  • Deans/Associate Deans: 
  • Brian Quilliam Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences
  • Jeannette Riley Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Vinka Oyanedel-Craver Associate Dean, Engineering
  • Students: 
  • Joshua Gyllinsky President, Graduate Student Association
  • Bolu Taiwo President, URI Student Senate
  • URI Foundation Member: 
  • Adam Quinlan Chief Financial Officer, URI Foundation
  • Staff & Advisory Support: 
  • Ann Morrissey Special Assistant to the Provost for Academic Planning

Download the current membership list (pdf)

Download the previous membership list (pdf)

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