Budget and Management Analysis

The University's Office of Budget and Management Analysis (OBMA) manages the Penn's budget planning process, including: establishing budget planning parameters; reviewing responsibility center budget submissions; administering allocated cost and space charge algorithms; advising University leadership on central resource allocation issues; presenting the budget to trustees, senior officers, faculty, staff and students; and monitoring responsibility center operating performance against budget.

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Vice President Bonnie Gibson

Ms. Gibson joined the University's staff in 1987 as the business administrator for General Internal Medicine in the School of Medicine. She was subsequently promoted to clinical department administrator there. In 1992, she became the director of finance and administration in ISC. In 1996, she joined the Provost's Office as executive director of administrative affairs. She was responsible for the financial and human resources administration for the Provost Administrative and Interdisciplinary Programs centers, and provided financial oversight for the administrative and resource centers reporting to the Provost.

Prior to joining Penn, Ms. Gibson was the Director of Finance and Administration for the Girl Scouts of Greater Philadelphia.

She received an A.B. from Muhlenberg College, an M.A. degree from NYU in Spanish and Spanish American Literature, and an M.B.A. in management and organization from Temple University. She was also selected by Penn to attend the Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration in Bryn Mawr.