March 11, 2013
New Assistant Commissioner for Budget & Planning Appointed
Brian Shuppy has been appointed Assistant Commissioner for Budget and Planning, and is responsible for providing finance and budget support to the Board of Regents and the System’s member institutions. Brian will work closely with Budget Officers at the institutions in overseeing the annual budget request and implementation process. He will also develop financial models, create revenue projections, develop tuition and fee proposals, and respond to other financial issues on behalf of the Utah System of Higher Education. “I am pleased to welcome Brian to our staff. He brings many talents and wonderful experience in higher education, which will benefit our entire system,” commented Dave Buhler, Commissioner of Higher Education.
Mr. Shuppy holds a bachelor of science in economics from the University of Utah and a master in business administration from Weber State University. He has worked in higher education for over 25 years, most recently at Weber State University, where he has served as Director of Budget and Investments since 2006. Brian has also served as Director of Institutional Research at Weber State and worked in both the Budget and Institutional Research and Admissions offices at the University of Utah.
Organizationally, Brian will report through Dr. Greg Stauffer, Associate Commissioner for Planning, Finance and Facilities. He assumes the post previously held by Paul Morris, who is joining Dixie State University as their new Vice President for Administrative Services, after having served four years in the Commissioner’s Office.Posted by: psilberman