2011 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Conference Report)

View Budget Item
View Budget Item amendments

JMU - Access, Affordability, New Degrees

Item 161 #1c

Item 161 #1c

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Education: Higher Education
James Madison University FY2011 $0 FY2012 $3,204,733 GF

Page 152, line 21, strike "$212,831,721" and insert "$216,036,454".
Page 153, after line 18, insert:
"E. Out of this appropriation, $3,204,733 the second year from the general fund is designated to support the goals of the Governor's Higher Education Commission of access, affordability, quality and increased degrees.  Of this amount, $500,000 is provided in recognition of in-state enrollment growth, $600,000 is provided to increase the number of full-time faculty, and $2,104,733 to support operations and maintenance of new buildings."

(This amendment provides additional funding to accomplish the goals of the Governor's Higher Education Commission of increased access for in-state undergraduate students, affordability, increased degrees especially in STEM-related disciplines, and high quality education at Virginia's public colleges and universities.)