Office of the Chancellor

Budget Strategies and Priorities


  • Operating budget stabilized; healthy reserves
  • Active initiatives to reverse declining enrollment
  • Modest deferred maintenance backlog

Expense and Prioritization Controls

  • Continue campus-level position control
  • Target high-demand and emerging sectors to guide position decisions

Enrollment management

  • Create new pathways for transfer students
  • Enhance student success initiatives, including student employment, to improve retention
  • Strengthen and develop new student and residence life programming

Potential opportunities to invest reserves

  • Modernization of learning spaces
  • Student housing improvements
  • Deferred maintenance backlog