Budgeting a Stronger Future

Budget Operations Committee

Budget Guidelines

  • UW-Whitewater will prioritize student well-being and success as a deciding factor when making budgetary decisions.
  • UW-Whitewater will monitor the impact of the budgetary decisions on our financial viability in order to build a vibrant future.
  • UW-Whitewater will focus on structural fiscal changes that will eliminate budget shortfalls permanently, while maintaining the academic integrity of the institution.
  • UW-Whitewater will engage governance associations in making budgetary recommendations and decisions.
  • UW-Whitewater will be transparent and provide supporting documents that are used to make budgetary decisions.
  • UW-Whitewater will maintain public and stakeholder confidence through frequent and transparent communications in a variety of modalities.

Budget Operations Committee Flowchart




Budget Office Robert Kirk Budget Office
Dean John Chenoweth College of Business and Economics

Governance Representatives

Whitewater Student Government 1 Jody Wentworth Student
Whitewater Student Government 2 Justin Wesolek Student
Faculty Senate 1 Tracy Hawkins Dept. of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Faculty Senate 2 Carol Brunt Dept. of Management
Academic Staff Council 1 Terry Tumbarello Residence Life
Academic Staff Council 2 Patty Fragola Andersen Library
University Staff Council 1 Jacqui Palcic Dept. of Mathematics
University Staff Council 2 Tanja Anderson College of Integrated Studies
Division Representatives
Academic Affairs Kristin Plessel Office of the Provost
Administrative Affairs Janelle Crowley Office of Human Resources and Diversity
Student Affairs  Frank Bartlett Residence Life
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Student Success Ozalle Toms Student Diversity, Engagement and Success
Advancement Debbie Petrasek Advancement
Athletics Ryan Callahan Athletics and Recreation Sports

Submit your ideas for revenue generation or cost reductions to the Budget Operations Committee.