Director of Budgetary Planning and Analysis
Sally DePew is the person behind the scenes who plans, develops, coordinates, and allocates the University's operating budgets. In addition, she is responsible for formulating budget policies and procedures. Sally serves an advisory role to the President on State budget matters, collective bargaining, and University-wide fiscal issues. She works under the supervision of the University President.
DePew's analysis and recommendations are essential to the University's annual state budget request and annual operating budget, including the setting of tuition and fees. She chairs the University Student Fees Committee. She serves as a liaison with the State of Michigan Budget Office relative to the University's annual operating budget request and State-mandated (HEIDI) reporting as well as selected Federal reporting requirements.
Sally received her bachelor's degree in business teacher education from Ferris State University and has completed master's coursework from Central Michigan University as well as numerous professional financial and management institutes focusing on higher education fiscal planning. Sally came to Ferris in 1975 from a business teaching position at St. Johns High School in Michigan.
Sally is a member of the
- Michigan University Budget Directors,
- National Association of College and University Business Officers, and
- Michigan Association of Institutional Research.
1201 S. State Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-3823 (Phone)
(231) 591-3545 (fax)