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Phase-2 Budget Model Task Force

Phase-2 Budget Model Task force

In December 2021, the Chancellor established a Phase 2 Budget Model Redesign Taskforce  co-chaired by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Javier Reyes and Vice Chancellor for Budget, HR and Financial Administration, Janet Parker.  It is comprised of faculty, deans, fiscal officers and administrators from across the university. The Phase 2 Taskforce began meeting in March 2022 and is building on the work of Phase 1 by conducting a detailed analysis of each the following budget model aspects:

  • Tuition revenue allocation and distribution
  • Bad debt, waiver and institutionally funded financial aid
  • Indirect cost recovery (ICR) revenue allocation and distribution
  • Administrative allowance revenue allocation and distribution
  • Moving the UIC School of Law into the model
  • Administrative costs and shared services opportunities
  • Related issues that arise throughout the evaluation and analysis work



  • Karen Colley, acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, interim Co-Chair
  • Janet Parker, Vice Chancellor for Budget, Human Resources and Financial Administration, Co-Chair
  • Richard Alpern, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • TJ Augustine, Vice Chancellor for Innovation
  • Rhea Ballard-Thrower, Dean, University Libraries
  • Mary Ellen Borchers, Budget Redesign Project Director
  • Kathryn Chval, Dean, College of Education
  • Eileen Collins, Dean, College of Nursing
  • Larry Danziger, Professor, College of Pharmacy
  • Lisa Freeman, interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Sandra De Groote, Chair, Budget Planning and Priorities Committee, UIC Senate; Professor & Head, Assessment & Scholarly Communications, University Library
  • Wayne Giles, Dean, School of Public Health
  • Joanna Groden, Vice Chancellor for Research
  • Jeff Kulik, Associate Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services
  • Margaret Moser, Executive Director, VCHA Administration and Operations
  • Michael Moss, Associate Vice Chancellor, Budget and Financial Analysis
  • Peter Nelson, Dean, College of Engineering
  • Jim Pierce, Associate Dean, College of Business Administration
  • Robin Reames, Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Mark Rosenblatt, Dean, College of Medicine
  • Rebecca Rugg, Dean, College of Architecture, Design and the Arts
  • Dale Rush, Associate Dean, College of Pharmacy
  • Michael Scott, UIC United Faculty Representative; Associate Professor, College of Engineering & Innovation Education Director
  • Thomas Warfield, Director of Institutional Research, ex officio
  • Stephanie Estrada, Senior Associate Director, Institutional Research, ex officio
  • Elizabeth Hamilton, Associate Provost and Chief of Staff, Office of the Provost, ex officio
  • Colleen Kehoe, Associate Director, Budget and Financial Analysis, ex officio