Planning and Budget Council

The Planning and Budget Council is a component of the university strategic planning process. It is charged to ensure the strategic allocation of resources in conjunction with Valdosta State University’s goals. The Council develops the annual budget plan for recommendation to the President based on input received from all departments of the University. The Council monitors the Budget Plan throughout the year via weekly meetings to ensure the continued effective and efficient use of resources.

FY2017 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are open to Faculty, Staff & Students.

Committee Reports Due for Inclusion in Agenda


Meeting Location

Action Items


 Approved Minutes




at 8:30AM

University Center Cypress Room

FY 18 Budget Process and E & G Budget Presentations






at 9:00AM

University Center Cypress Room






at 9:00AM

University Center Cypress Room


Schedule for E&G Budget Presentations 
October 3, 2016

 8:30-9:00AM  President - Overview
9:00-9:15 College of the Arts
9:15-9:30 College of Arts and Sciences
9:30-9:45 Harley Langdale, Jr. College of Business 
9:45-10:00 James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education and Human Services 
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-10:30 College of Nursing and Health Sciences
10:30-10:45 Provost/VPAA other areas
10:45-11:15 Division of Student Affairs
11:15-11:30 Division of Advancement
11:30-11:45 Division of Finance and Administration
11:45-12:00 Division of External Affairs 
12:00-12:15 President's Area
12:15-12:30 Summary/Wrap Up


  • Open meetings

  • Membership represents the core values of the University.

  • Members represent the University, not their constituents.

  • Focused strategic objectives (4-6) and resource needs for the objectives will be vetted through the process.

  • Routine objectives and resource needs will be established within the managing department and supported at historical levels.

  • Committee's work concerns planning and budgets.

  • Deadlines for the year will be completed by Finance and Administration and will be reviewed by the Committee.

  • Enrollment estimates and state funding estimates will be used to create budget recommendations.

  • Voting members should have a minimum of a two year term.

  • In keeping with our Campus Climate Commitment, minutes will now be distributed electronically for your review.

  • The Planning and Budget Council and University Council voted to have joint meetings until further notice