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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Longwood - Degree Awards

Item 170 #2h

Item 170 #2h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Education: Higher Education
Longwood University FY2019 $273,500 FY2020 $547,000 GF

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Page 167, line 42, strike "$69,796,261" and insert "$70,069,761".
Page 167, line 42, strike "$69,796,261" and insert "$70,343,261".

Page 168, after line 14, insert:
"C. 1. Out of this appropriation, $273,500 the first year and $547,000 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. Longwood University is expected to increase:

a. Science and Engineering awards by 3 in the first year and 5 in the second year.

b. Healthcare awards by 3 in the first year and 5 in the second year.

c. Education awards by 3 in the first year and 5 in the second year.

d. 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.)