2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Saslaw
VCCS - Student Advisors

Item 212 #2s

Item 212 #2s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Virginia Community College System FY2023 $6,200,000 FY2024 $12,500,000 GF
FY2023 60.00 FY2024 121.00 FTE

Page 228, line 34, strike "$1,046,522,208" and insert "$1,052,722,208".
Page 228, line 34, strike "$1,034,522,208" and insert "$1,047,022,208".

Page 231, after line 29, insert:

"Z. Out of this appropriation, $6,200,000 the first year and $12,500,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to expand student advisory services across the Virginia Community College System."


(This amendment includes $6.2 million GF and 60 positions the first year and $12.5 million and 121 positions the second year for the hiring of 120 new full-time non-faculty student advisors across VCCS, along with one program coordinator, with the intent of bringing the system's counselor-to-student ratio to one counselor per 1,170 students. Currently, VCCS has a ratio of one student counselor per every 1,600 students.)