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Slippery Rock University is committed to fully informing its community regarding budget developments. This site has been created to provide faculty, students, staff and other visitors with timely updates, planning processes, and communication regarding the 2013/14 University budget. Please consult this page regularly for the latest information



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Budget suggestions: October 14, 2013

We can save a lot of money in utilities if all faculty turned off lights that were not needed and reminded our students to do the same...a no brainer to help trim the 1.2 million dollars spent on SRU utilities.

My suggestion would be to try to get some franchises on the campus. It could be more variety of food, convenience store or any kind of business that can serve not only the students, but thecommunity. For example McDonalds is in the area why not try bringing its competitors as Arby's, Wendy's or KFC. This would bring in more revenue for the University in terms of rental income. Not only that, more business would also attract more students.

President Norton

September 30, 2013

Last Friday, the Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees officially approved the fiscal year 2013-14 budget.

As I shared with you earlier this year in my State of the University address, we started the fiscal year with a $5.2 million structural budget deficit.  Through the efforts of many people, we were able to present the trustees with a balanced budget.

So, how’d we do it?
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