Campus Programming Fund receives $150,000 increase
Effective immediately, Central Michigan University’s Campus Programming Fund will receive a $150,000 increase.
The CPF serves as a large pot of money which multiple campus programs draw from for funding throughout the year. The Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center, Student Government Association, Program Board and many other on campus student organizations utilize CPF funding.
The increase comes as a result of a collective agreement reached between SGA and the Budget Priorities Committee in February 2015. Initially SGA asked for an increase of $327,000, which put the overall CPF budget at more than $1 million. SGA was encouraged to lower their requested amount to the approved $150,000 before bringing the proposal before University President George Ross.
Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services Barrie Wilkes said the decision to approve the increase in funding was approved by Ross late last week.