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Budget Priorities Committee (BPC)

The Budget Priorities Committee (BPC) represents the faculty in advising and consulting with the Chancellor and designees on budget matters. The committee is the primary advising and consultative body to Faculty Assembly on campus-level budgetary matters and serves as a campus-level resource for faculty.  The BPC collaborates with the administration in the development of recommendations to the Chancellor for submission to the Board of Regents or its designee(s). 

​In addition, BPC shall:

  • ​review monthly budget, expenditure, and revenue reports from the Office of Budge and Fiscal Planning for all units at CU Denver.
  • assess the performance of college / school / library budget committees and report such assessments to the Chancellor, the college / school / library, and Faculty Assembly
  • review the operating performance of administrative units and make recommendations to the Chancellor
  • make recommendations to the Chancellor about strategic fund allocations

Meeting Dates & Times

First Monday of the month

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Held Remotely on Zoom

BPC Members  

​Name ​School or College
​Diana White - CHAIR ​College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Todd Ely - VICE CHAIR​ ​School of Public Affairs
​Sommer Browning - SECRETARY ​Auraria Library
​Brent Wilson
​School of Education and Human Development
​David Tracer ​College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
​Katherine Gunny ​Business School
Jody Beck College of Architecture and Planning
​Peter Jenkins ​College of Engineering and Applied Science
Quintin Gonzalez ​​College of Arts and Media
Keith Guzik ​College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
​OPEN ​Graduate School

Links to BPC Catalyst Site (credentials may be required):

  • ​Current Minutes (Available to all staff/faculty): 

  • Recommendations (Available to all staff/faculty):
  • Meeting Minutes Archived (Available only to BPC members and guests):
  • BPC Faculty Drafts (Available only to BPC Members): Documents/BPC Faculty Drafts​

Governing Documents:

 Meeting Materials



​Month ​Agenda ​Minutes
​January BPC 1.27.20 Minutes approved
​February BPC 2.17.20 Minutes_approved
​March BPC 3.30.20 Minutes_approved
​April BPC 4.20.20 Minutes_approved
​May BPC 5.4.20 Minutes_approved
​June ​​ ​No meeting held - Summer Break
​July ​ ​No meeting held - Summer Break


​Month ​Agenda ​Minutes
​January Agenda - FA BPC January 2019.docx BPC 1.14.19 Minutes approved.pdf
​February Agenda - FA BPC Feb 2019.docx BPC 2.11.19 Minutes approved.docx
​March BPC 3.11.19 Minutes approved.pdf
​April Agenda - FA BPC April 2019.docx BPC 4.08.19 Minutes approved.pdf
​May Agenda - FA BPC May 2019.docx BPC 5.13.19 Minutes approved.pdf​
​June ​No meeting held - Summer Break​​ ​
​July ​No meeting held - Summer Break​​ ​
​August BPC 8.26.19 Minutes approved.docx
​September BPC 9.09.19 Minutes approved.docx
​October BPC 10.07.19 Minutes approved.docx
​November BPC 11.18.19 Minutes approved.docx


​​Month Agenda Minutes
​January BPC 1.15.18 Minutes Approved.docx
February​ BPC 2.5.18 Minutes Approved.docx
​March BPC 3.5.18 Minutes Approved.docx
​April BPC 4.2.18 Mintues Approved.docx
​May BPC 5.7.18 Minutes Approved.docx
BPC 5.8.18 Minutes Approved.docx
​June No meeting held - Summer Break​​ ​
​July ​No meeting held - Summer Break​​ ​
​August Agenda - FA BPC August 2018.docx BPC 8.27.18 Minutes Approved.docx
​September BPC 9.24.18 Minutes Approved.docx
​October Agenda - FA BPC October 2018.docx BPC 10.22.18 Minutes Approved.pdf​
​November Agenda - FA BPC November 2018.docx BPC 11.26.18 Minutes approved.pdf​


​Month ​Agenda ​Minutes
​June No meeting held - Summer Break
​July ​​No meeting held - Summer Break
August​ BPC 8.7.17 Minutes Approved.docx
​September BPC 9.18.17 Minutes Approved.docx
​December BPC 12.4.17 Minutes Approved.docx

Faculty Assembly Office Location

1380 Lawrence Street Center, 3rd Floor
Campus Box: B137
P.O.Box 173364
Denver, CO 80204 


CU Denver Faculty Assembly Chair

Michael Zinser, PhD
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Phone: 303.315.7048 


CU Anschutz Faculty Assembly Chair

Jacqueline Jones, PhD, BN, RN, FRCNA, FAAN
College of Nursing 
Phone: 303.724.2929​


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