Implementation of Banner throughout University

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Project Name & Goal(s) Supported Action Project Leader Projected Completion Date Additional Budget Required Progress Toward Completion
Implementation of Banner throughout University
Goal 7 (Develop and manage resources)
Classification A: No additional funds required
David Koehn Spring 2012 2012: Budgeted $125,000
2013: None
2014: None
75%

I.  Brief Description & Significant Changes in Plans (if any): 

The Northeastern State University in partnership with SunGard Higher Education™ is working together to create a new business solution for providing services. We will take the opportunity to leverage current technology and update our business processes to improve services to students, staff and faculty. The Scope of the project addresses our business processes within Student Services (recruitment, admissions, registration and course scheduling, student records, housing, student accounts receivable), Financial Aid, Advancement (individual, organization and membership processing, prospect management processing, gift and pledge payment and processing), Finance (purchasing, accounts payable, fixed assets, non-student accounts receivable) and Human Resources (payroll, employee applicant tracking, employee management, employee class development, position classification, earnings, leave accruals, benefits and deductions), as well as related areas.

II.   Team Members:

Implementation consists of an Executive Steering Committee, the Integrated Leadership Team, and hundreds of staff and faculty from all areas of campus. Information on these teams and much more can be obtained by accessing the Banner Project website.

III.  Major milestones/actions over the last 3-6 months: 

Financial Aid: April 2011;
Finance: July 2011
Student: October 2011 for the Spring 2012 Semester

IV.  Planned major milestones or actions over the next 6 months. 

Human Resources: January 2012
Advancement: February 2012
Continuing Education: March 2012

V.  Classification, Current Funding Sources, Unfunded needs

Classification = A.   Resources are secure for the initial budget for this project.  As we continue through the implementation, additional modules or third party products may need to be considered to enhance the system.  If so, additional resources may be requested at a future date.