2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ruff
LU - Fund Programs to Increase Retention and Graduation Rates

Item 170 #3s

Item 170 #3s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Higher Education
Longwood University FY2015 $1,000,000 FY2016 $0 GF

Page 157, line 2, strike "$60,774,588" and insert "$61,774,588".

(This amendment would provide $1.0 million GF in the first year only to fund an initiative to increase retention and graduation rates at Longwood University (LU). LU is requesting the funding for research and use of "big data" to identify at-risk students related to failure, targeted investments in advising and academic support, and exploration and deployment of new technologies in student and academic support.)