2011 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Conference Report)

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VMI - Access, Affordability, New Degrees

Item 209 #1c

Item 209 #1c

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Military Institute FY2011 $0 FY2012 $352,486 GF

Page 180, line 3, strike "$29,548,700" and insert "$29,901,186".
Page 180, after line 45, insert:
"D. Out of this appropriation, $352,486 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, $150,000 is provided in recognition of in-state enrollment growth, $108,000 is provided to increase the number of full-time faculty, and $94,486 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 our public colleges and universities.)