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Framework for Integrated Decision-Making

Framework for Integrated Decision-Making

Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Cincinnati and the American Association of University Professors, University of Cincinnati Chapter

"The variety and complexity of tasks performed by institutions of higher education produce an interdependence among constituent elements of the University. Adequate communication is therefore essential, and there must be full opportunity for appropriate joint planning and effort…" --- Article 27.1


Integrated Decision Making Process

Proposals follow the integrated decision-making paths outlined in accordance with University Rules. For more information regarding the committees, click the link below.


All-University Governance Committees
  1. Unit, college, university-wide governance committee or other entity submits proposal
  2. Proposal is logged by Provost Office
  3. Proposal is reviewed by Sr. Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Sr. Associate Vice President for Administration and Finance and forwarded for consideration to the Integrated Decision Making Committees, either Academic Committee or Budget Committee, as appropriate.
Integrated Decision Making Committees
  1. Seek advice from Fiscal Coordinating Committee as necessary
  2. Review and endorse proposal and forward to Provost, or
  3. Return to originating body for additional information
  1. Seeks advice from Academic Operations Committee (AOC) and Faculty Senate as necessary
  2. Reviews, endorses, and makes decision,  or
  3. Forwards to President for review and recommendation, or
  4. Returns to AC or BC for further information
  1. Seeks advice from the Cabinet and Executive Committee
  2. Reviews, endorses and makes decision, or
  3. Forwards to Board per University Rules, or
  4. Returns to Provost for further information and clarification
Board of Trustees
  1. Reviews and makes decisions, or
  2. Returns to the President for further information and clarification


University Advisory Committees

Advisory committees to IDM Committees, Provost, President, and Board of Trustees


Framework Chart