Cost Center Support
There is a plan in the Business Office to cover each area. Below are the general areas of responsibility and support.
Liane Wiley will continue to provide cost center support to Advancement in addition to coordinating accounting and banking services. Liane is the point of contact for all revenue collection processes, general accounting questions and overseeing Accounts Payable, Payroll and the Business Services Assistant. Liane is also the accounting liaison with USNH.
A Budget Coordinator has been the primary contact for daily support for HR, Diversity & Multiculturalism, Disability Services, Admissions, Enrollment Management, Dean of Students, Vice president of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management and Physical Plant in addition to Academic Affairs and Academic areas. Topics for a Budget Coordinator include: budget inquiries, transaction questions, staffing budget questions and other issues that arise.
The Budget Analyst has been the primary contact for daily support for fee support budget managers. Topics addressed include: budget inquiries, transaction questions, student fundraising issues, periodic projections, and other issues that arise. The Budget Analyst takes the lead in the Business Office for the fee support process. In addition, the Budget Analyst may provide support to the grant post-award function and working with PI’s.
Melissa Laughner’s role has been to provide strategic planning support to cost center areas, assist with modeling and long-term financial planning, in addition to overseeing the post-award grant functions. She will continue to support the President’s Office, IT and any plant fund projects.
Please contact Melissa Laughner with any questions about the Cost Center Support Model.