Sally DePew

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.

Her 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 Tuition & 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-Higher Education Institutional Data Inventory) 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 (NACUBO) and Michigan Association of Institutional Research (MI/AIR).

Contact Information
1201 S. State Street
CSS 306
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-3823 
(231) 591-3545 (fax)

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