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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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JMU - Degree Awards

Item 166 #1h

Item 166 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Education: Higher Education
James Madison University FY2019 $1,222,960 FY2020 $2,445,920 GF

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Page 166, line 19, strike "$315,339,326" and insert "$316,562,286".
Page 166, line 19, strike "$315,339,326" and insert "$317,785,246".

Page 167, after line 1, insert:
"D. 1. Out of this appropriation, $1,222,960 the first year and $2,445,920 the second year from the general fund is designated to address increased degree production in Data Science and Technology, Science and Engineering, Healthcare, and Education.

2. Degree production shall be measured for Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates and First Professional awards as follows:

a. Data Science and Technology awards shall be based on completion data contained in the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, C-16 completion report;

b. Science and Engineering awards shall be based on completion data contained in the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), C-1 A1 completion report for the following programs Biological and Biomedical Science (26), Engineering (14) less those already counted in paragraph 2 a., Engineering Technologies (15), and Physical Sciences (42);

c. Healthcare awards shall be based on completion data contained in the SCHEV C-1 A1 completion report for the Health Professions and Related Programs (51); and

d. Education awards shall be based on completion data contained in the SCHEV C-1 A1 completion report for the Education Programs (13).

3. James Madison University is expected to increase:

a. Data Science and Technology awards by 5 in the first year and 10 in the second year.

b. Science and Engineering awards by 7 in the first year and 15 in the second year.

c. Healthcare awards by 23 in the first year and 45 in the second year.

d. Education awards by 7 in the first year and 15 in the second year.

e. The 2016-17 year will serve as the base year for these purposes.

4. SCHEV shall report on the progress toward these goals to the Chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees report on the progress toward these goals annually beginning August 2019."



Explanation

(This amendment provides support to increase production of degrees in Data Science and Technology, Science and Engineering, Healthcare, and Education programs.)