McGill’s next budget: Cost-cutting measures maintained

Budget Corner

While McGill’s cost-cutting measures will remain in place, staff salary commitments will be honoured and work will soon begin to modernize McGill’s buildings and IT infrastructure, Provost Anthony C. Masi told Senate in his annual budget presentation on April 22.

More cuts coming, but it could have been worse

Budget Corner

Provost Anthony C. Masi gave Senate an overview of McGill’s financial situation on Feb. 18, that predicts budget cuts of 2 to 3 per cent on average for academic and administrative units, respectively, and a deficit in the next fiscal year of about $14 million.

McGill Budget Book wins award for fourth straight year

Budget Corner

For the fourth year in a row, McGill’s Budget Book has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), for its effectiveness not just as a financial plan, but also as a communications vehicle, policy document and operations guide.

Neither crisis mode nor complacency

Budget Corner

On Nov. 12, Quebec’s universities and CEGEPs were hit with that new round of cuts, amounting to $31.6 million. McGill’s share is close to $5 million. Provost Anthony C. Masi talked to the McGill Reporter about this development, and the University’s ongoing underfunding situation.

Hiring freeze will help McGill keep salary-increase promises – Masi

Budget Corner

Imposing a hiring freeze for administrative staff at the University will help McGill to keep its promises and meet its obligations with regard to salary increases, while still respecting the provincial government’s demand that universities trim their administrative salary mass, Provost Anthony C. Masi told Open House forums on McGill’s financial situation held Monday.

McGill’s financial situation – October 2014, Q&A

Budget Corner

An update on McGill’s financial situation.

McGill had prepared for more Quebec budget cuts, Fortier tells Senate

Budget Corner

Because McGill had already anticipated another round of funding cuts from the Quebec government, the University is well placed to weather this next round of spending reductions, Principal Suzanne Fortier told Senate Wednesday afternoon.

Budget Book FY2015: Four Burning Questions for Provost Anthony C. Masi.

Budget Corner

After the Budget Book was approved by the Board of Governors on April 28, the McGill Reporter sat down with Provost Anthony C. Masi to talk about Budget FY2015, reinvestment, funding our priorities and McGill’s financial future.

Budget FY15: What you need to know

Budget Corner

Budget Book FY2015 was approved by the Board of Governors on April 28. Here’s an overview of highlights.

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