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Paul Streeter, assistant dean for finance and administration at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named Cornell’s new vice president for budget and planning, effective April 1. His nomination was approved March 26 by the Executive Committee of the Cornell Board of Trustees.

During year one of Cornell’s “Toward New Destinations” (TND) diversity framework, colleges and units worked toward specific goals to increase diversity and inclusion. University officials have made note of efforts toward achieving these goals and are identifying areas in need of improvement for 2013-14.

In addition to continuing to serve as university budget director, Davina Desnoes has assumed the responsibilities of John Adams, former assistant vice president for budget and planning. Adams left Cornell in June to serve as vice president for finance and administration at Mansfield University.

The new budget model process requires a review and approval of fees and rates charged interdepartmentally across the Ithaca campus, and for those fees to be published no later than March 1st for the subsequent fiscal year. The fee listing effective with the fiscal 2014 year can be found here. (Restricted to Cornell University Employees)

At the first of two public forums introducing the university’s new budget model, Provost Kent Fuchs explained how the implementation of the model will help the university distribute revenues and address costs in ways that are consistent, coherent and transparent across the colleges and units.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Cornell is there, and now it’s easier and more fun to navigate. The Institutional Research and Planning (IRP) office, a subdivision of Budget and Planning has been an indispensable part of Cornell’s administration for more than 100 years.

On September 5, 2012, Tom Cole, Director of Capital Budget, gave an open campus presentation on updates to the university’s Capital Project Spending Guidelines and the process for the creation of the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Capital Plan.

On June 30, Cornell’s Ithaca campus will end its fiscal year with a balanced consolidated operating budget, only four years after the university’s structural deficit stood at $148 million and was expected, if no action had been taken, to grow to more than $215 million by 2015.