Budget and University Priorities Committee

Budget and University Priorities Committee

Elected, Standing Bylaw Committee of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering

MEMBERSHIP: 2023-2024

Term: Five (5) years

Name and Link to
Directory Listing
Rank, DepartmentTerm
(On leave)
Feng, JiangpingSenior Lecturer, International Literary and Cultural Studies2024-2025
Forbes, SilkeProfessor, Economics(2022-2027)
Gordon, DaanikaAssistant Professor, Sociology2023-2024
Kosinski, KarenSenior Lecturer, Environmental Studies2021-2026
Lin, Yu-Shan*Associate Professor, Chemistry2020-2025
Loper, PatteProfessor of the Practice, SMFA, Graphic Arts2020-2025
Rincon Calero, EsterSenior Lecturer, Romance Studies2023-2028
Souvaine, DianeProfessor, Computer Science/Mathematics2019-2024
Wolfe, Benjamin*Associate Professor, Biology2022-2027
Xu, QiaobingProfessor, Biomedical Engineering2023-2024
Ma, MonaGraduate Student Representative2023-2024
Tendulkar, ArmanUndergraduate student representative, TCU Senate2023-2024
Zimmerman, NinaUndergraduate student representative, TCU Senate2023-2024
TBDUndergraduate student representative, TCU Senate2023-2024
Glaser, James +Dean, School of Arts and Sciences 
Helmuth, Christopher +Executive Administrative Dean, School of Arts and Sciences 
Lee, Kyongbum +Dean, School of Engineering 
Sarazen, Jim +Executive Associate Dean, School of Engineering 
Garden, Kenneth
(Executive Committee Liaison)
Associate Professor, Religion2023-2024

+ ex-officio/non-voting

The function of the Budget and University Priorities Committee (B&P; Peter-Paul Committee) is to make recommendations on spending against budget projections and upcoming budget plans to the deans of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering; review and make budgetary recommendations on proposals for new programs, reductions in existing programs, or major changes in spending priorities; monitor the relationship between the budgets of the associated schools and the university; represent the faculty of the associated schools in discussions of faculty salaries and benefits; and keep faculty members and students informed of its work, conclusions, and recommendations.

Visit the Arts, Sciences and Engineering Bylaws for more information about this committee.

View this committee's most recent annual report.

View this committee's workload obligations.

View this committee's 2023 recommendations for determining the FY25 budget