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March 2019

Strategic Resource Management town hall meeting | March 20, 2019

Leads of the Cost Allocation and Revenue Allocation work groups and members of the Core Team along with the champions of the Strategic Resource Management initiative—Dr. Diane Anderson, vice president for student affairs; Dr. Jennifer Bott, provost and vice president for academic affairs; and Jan Van Der Kley, vice president for business and finance—participated in a moderated panel discussion, and attendees had the opportunity to ask questions.

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Mass email from the Strategic Resource Management Initiative Core Team: Spring Town Hall Meeting invitation | March 13, 2019

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WMU Today | March 12, 2019

Faculty and staff are invited to hear updates on the progress of the University's budget model development project from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the Bernhard Center's South Ballroom. The project champions—Dr. Diane Anderson, Dr. Jennifer Bott and Jan Van Der Kley—as well as members of the Strategic Resource Management Core Team and the Cost Allocation and Resource Allocation work groups will participate in a moderated panel discussion. Attendees will have opportunities to ask questions via computer or text message; questions will be collected using the Poll Everywhere app. A video recording will be available online within a week after the event. Find more information or submit a question in advance online.
https://www.wmich.edu/budgetmodel

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Campuswide mailing of print piece: Fall Town Hall Meeting invitation | March 11, 2019

Image of postcard invitation to the SRM spring town hall meeting. Text is as follows: The Strategic Resource Management team invites you to attend a town hall meeting to hear updates on the budget model development project, 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 20, Bernhard Center, South Ballroom. Submit questions in advance at wmich.edu/budgetmodel/contact. Leads from the Cost Allocation and Revenue Allocation work groups and the project champions along with the core team of the Strategic Resource Management initiative will participate in a moderated panel discussion, and attendees will have opportunities to ask questions. For more information about the initiative, please visit wmich.edu/budgetmodel. Signed: Dr. Diane Anderson, vice president for student affairs; Dr. Jennifer Bott, provost and vice president for academic affairs; Jan Van Der Kley, vice president for business and finance.

January 2019

WMU Today | Jan. 29, 2019

The Strategic Resource Management Cost Allocation and Revenue Allocation work groups have been meeting regularly. Visit the SRM website for an update on the groups' progress.
https://wmich.edu/budgetmodel/news

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Web update | Jan. 28, 2019

The Cost Allocation and Revenue Allocation work groups began meeting at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester. Each group has provided an update on its work thus far. Read the progress updates for the Cost Allocation and Revenue Allocation work groups.

November 2018

WMU Today | Nov. 1, 2018

A captioned video recording of the Monday, Oct. 29, Strategic Resource Management town hall panel discussion is now available online. The frequently-asked-questions section of the SRM website also has been updated and will be revised regularly to address questions from the campus community.
https://www.wmich.edu/budgetmodel/faq
https://wmich.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/174b0a14cf1b49beb96ee1e1af0086de1d

October 2018

Strategic Resource Management town hall meeting | Oct. 29, 2018

Members of the Core Team along with the champions of the Strategic Resource Management initiative—Dr. Diane Anderson, vice president for student affairs; Dr. Jennifer Bott, provost and vice president for academic affairs; and Jan Van Der Kley, vice president for business and finance—participated in a moderated panel discussion, and attendees had the opportunity to ask questions.

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Campuswide mailing of print piece: Fall Town Hall Meeting invitation | Oct. 25, 2018

Image of postcard invitation to the SRM fall town hall meeting. Text is as follows: The Strategic Resource Management team invites you to attend a town hall meeting to learn more about the budget model development project, 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29, Bernhard Center, East Ballroom. Submit questions in advance at wmich.edu/budgetmodel/contact. The project champions along with the core team of the Strategic Resource Management initiative will participate in a moderated panel discussion, and attendees will have opportunities to ask questions. For more information about the initiative, please visit wmich.edu/budgetmodel. Signed: Dr. Diane Anderson, vice president for student affairs; Dr. Jennifer Bott, provost and vice president for academic affairs; Jan Van Der Kley, vice president for business and finance.

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Feature in Western News: Fall Town Hall Meeting invitation | Oct. 24, 2018

Faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the new budget model development process at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in the Bernhard Center's East Ballroom. Members of the Strategic Resource Management Core Team along with the champions of the initiative will participate in a moderated panel discussion. Find more information or submit a question in advance at wmich.edu/budgetmodel.

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WMU Today | Oct. 23, 2018

Faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the new budget model development process at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in the Bernhard Center's East Ballroom. Members of the Strategic Resource Management Core Team along with the champions of the initiative—Dr. Diane Anderson, vice president for student affairs; Dr. Jennifer Bott, provost and vice president for academic affairs; and Jan Van Der Kley, vice president for business and finance—will participate in a moderated panel discussion. Attendees will have opportunities to ask questions via text message, which will be collected using the Poll Everywhere app. A video recording will be available online within a week after the event. Find more information or submit a question in advance online.
https://www.wmich.edu/budgetmodel

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Mass email from Strategic Resource Management Initiative Core Team: Fall Town Hall Meeting invitation | Oct. 16, 2018

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September 2018

WMU Today | Sept. 27, 2018

During his Sept. 14 State of the University address, President Edward Montgomery announced the launch of the Strategic Resource Management Initiative, which will develop a new budget model for the University. More information on the project, including its guiding principles, timeline and committee membership, can be found at wmich.edu/budgetmodel.
https://www.wmich.edu/budgetmodel

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Mass email from Strategic Resource Management Initiative Strategic Direction and Steering Committee: Introduction to SRM | Sept. 12, 2018

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April 2018

Mass email from President Edward Montgomery: Changes needed to current budget model | April 13, 2018

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