On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:00pm in Research Hall, Room 163 Student Government hosted Financing Mason: A Tuition Conversation with Senior Vice President JJ Davis. Jennifer (J.J.) Davis was appointed the Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance for George Mason University in March of 2013. In this role she provides direction, oversight, and financial and operation management for Mason fiscal services; purchasing and accounts payable; budget and planning; campus police; auxiliary enterprises; transportation and parking services; human resources and payroll; facilities management, planning, financing and construction; and space management.
This event was an opportunity for students to hear first hand about where their tuition dollars go and how impending budget cuts impact the institution, especially the student experience. In addition to the presentation, there was an open question & answer session at the end specifically for students to have their voices heard. To view a copy of the presentation used during the event, which outlines institutional spending, how Mason financially compares to other Virginia state institutions, and projections for where the budget is going please CLICK HERE.