A Message from the President

A Message from the President

September 26, 2017

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Reduction

I write to inform you of a reduction in the state appropriations for the University System of Maryland (USM) and a decrease in the 2017-2018 operating budget for Bowie State University. This decrease in funding is the result of a projected revenue shortfall for the state of Maryland. Please note, grant- and auxiliary-funded positions and activities will not be affected.

As we work on solutions for balancing our budget for this year, I request that department budget managers continue to monitor their allocations and carefully review all hiring and spending submitted for state-funded activities.

You can visit the Office of Budget and Finance webpage for greater detail on the BSU plan to absorb the required reduction in the 2017-2018 operating budget.

Thank you for your assistance as we continue to ensure a quality educational experience here at BSU.