Robyn Boyle

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Robyn Boyle
Budget Manager
(269) 387-8281
206W Walwood Hall, Mail Stop 5456
Mailing address: 
Office of Research and Innovation
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5456 USA

Robyn began working at WMU in August 1984 prior to leaving in April 2000 to raise her family.  She returned to WMU in 2011 and has been in her current position since April 2012. 

Robyn brings years of budgetary experience from her previous positions at WMU and from outside organizations. She manages the budgetary operations for the Office of Research and Innovation and in this role, oversees the following functions (which include but are not limited to):  

  • generates financial projections both short and long term
  • oversees distribution of cost share commitments
  • constructs statistical reports containing monthly submissions, awards and expenditures and monitors changes
  • establishes accounts and audits budgets for internal funding, technology transfer and discover discovery
  • oversees the financial operations for technology advancement, inclusive of collection and disbursement of royalties
  • distributes year-end direct costs and Facilities and Administrative costs (F&A) 
  • reviews all fiscal spending in ORI inclusive of the departmental procard
  • balances and audits all accounts in this department