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Charles D. Bouse Jr.

Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Development

Phone: (573) 882-9350



130 General Services Building (GSB)
Columbia, Missouri 65211
(573) 882-2321

Facilities Planning and Development

Facilities Planning & Development is a division within the University Of Missouri System Office Of Finance and provides support to the campuses in the planning, design and construction of facilities to maximize resources and minimize risk for the university.  We serve as the university’s building code authority (AHJ) and contracting officer for design and construction and are responsible for developing and maintaining university design and construction standards, policies, procedures, and standard design and construction documents; providing technical and policy support to campus staff on planning, design, and construction issues; developing/reviewing items to be presented to the Board of Curators for all facility related projects requiring board review/approval; administering and enforcing University Prevailing Wage policy; and fostering collaboration, education, and innovation on facilities issues with and between the campuses.

We are also responsible for preparing facilities related reports and coordinating the Annual Capital Project Plans and the submission of the annual State Capital Appropriations Request.  We serve as the liaison between the university and state agencies on facilities issues and capital budgeting.

Reviewed 2023-05-11