Budget & Financial Planning Office

201 Carter Drive, Suite 200

West Chester, PA 19383



Welcome to the Budget and Financial Planning Office (B&FP) Website


The West Chester University Budget and Financial Planning Office (B&FP) manages the University’s budget planning process in support of the educational mission and strategic plan – the Plan for Excellence. It is the responsibility of the B&FP office to provide timely and accurate information to the University community concerning resource planning and budgeting. The B&FP office is responsible for the development and monitoring of the University’s operating budget and for preparation of the annual budget for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) that becomes part of the State System’s Commonwealth appropriation request.

Major Budget and Financial Planning Office responsibilities include:

Providing accurate and prompt reports and information to the University community regarding budgetary and other selected financial matters.
Preparation of an annual E&G Budget and Auxiliary Budgets for the Council of Trustees.
Implementation and maintenance of the University's annual Operating and Auxiliary budgets.
Maintenance and oversight of the University’s position control system (CMS) that provides projections and reports related to the University’s personnel budget.
Development of budget forecasts, revisions, reports and analyses to support resource allocation and decision-making as requested by budget unit administrators and senior administration.
Working collaboratively with divisions and colleges to enable decision-making and promote stewardship of University resources.


Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budget News:

Seventy five percent of the non-personnel base operating budget will be available on July 1, 2014. The availability of the remaining amount will be assessed and provided once the University budget is finalized. The final budget is contingent upon availability of information related to tuition which is unknown at this time. Please contact Colleen Bradley, with any questions or concerns.


Name Title Phone Email
Colleen Bradley
Director of Budget and Financial Planning
Denise Mount
Assistant Director
Lisa Westervelt
Budget Analyst
Lori Kettlety
Budget Associate
Glenda Hellmig
Budget Analyst
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday