2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Fund "Produced in Virginia" Undergraduate Engineering Education

Item 197 #4s

Item 197 #4s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Education: Higher Education
University of Virginia FY2009 $1,500,000 FY2010 $1,658,000 GF
FY2009 $100,000 FY2010 $753,000 NGF
FY2009 8.00 FY2010 14.00 FTE

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(This amendment provides $1.5 million GF the first year and $1.7 million GF the second year for the "Produced in Virginia" engineering education program. The program partners with the Virginia Community Colleges to create an avenue for completing an undergraduate degree in engineering science. Students will enroll at the community colleges and complete an Associate of Science in Engineering degree. Transfer to the University of Virginia will be guaranteed if the student meets the standards outlined in the articulation agreement. Funding includes start-up costs and base adequacy funding for the new students in the bachelor's degree portion of the program.)