This category shall include: central executive-level activities concerned with management and long-range planning of the entire institution; fiscal operations; administrative data processing; space management; employee personnel and records; logistical activities that provide procurement, storerooms, safety, security, printing and transportation services; support services to faculty and staff when not operated as auxiliary enterprises; and activities concerned with community and alumni relations.

This category includes the following subcategories:

Executive Management. Includes expenditures for all central, executive-level activities concerned with management and long-range planning for the entire institution (as distinct from planning and management for any one program within the institution). Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Assistant Chancellors and their staff and support costs shall be included under the Executive Management sub-activity. The institution’s chief facilities planning executive and related clerical support costs should be included under Executive Management but staff and support costs for facilities planning are included under the Physical Plant Administration sub-activity of Physical Plant. The Board of Regents, Faculty Senate, the Secretary of the Faculty/University and legal services are also included under Executive Management.

Fiscal Operations. Includes expenditures for operations related to fiscal control and investments. It includes the accounting office, budget, bursar, and internal and external audits.

General Administration and Logistical Services. Includes expenditures for activities related to general administrative operations and services (with the exception of fiscal operations and administrative data processing). Included in this subcategory are personnel administration and payroll, space management, risk management, purchasing and maintenance of supplies and materials, institutional research, campus-wide communication and transportation services and protective services (safety and security). Also included, subject to the chargeback and cost distribution instructions provided in the Uniform Chart of Accounts are telephone, fleet operations, general stores, duplicating, printing shops, mail and postage.

Administrative Computing Support. Subject to the chargeback and cost distribution instructions provided in the Uniform Chart of Accounts, includes expenditures for computer services that provide support for institution-wide administrative functions (i.e., the other sub-activities of Institutional Support).

Public Relations/Development. Includes expenditures for activities to maintain relations with the community, alumni, or other constituents and to conduct activities related to institution-wide development and fund raising.