2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Torian
VCCS - Additional Student Advisors

Item 212 #4h

Item 212 #4h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY2023 $0 FY2024 $6,300,000 GF

Page 258, line 44, strike "$1,037,522,208" and insert "$1,043,822,208".


(This amendment requests additional funding to continue improving student academic advising ratios by adding sixty additional advisors. This incremental funding builds on the $4.6 million funding in the 2022 Appropriation Act adding forty-five additional advisors and funding in Chapter 552, 2021 Appropriation Act adding sixty advisors. The investments over the last two years have increased the number of full-time advisors to 225. The additional advisors provided by this request will increase the total advisors to 285 and will improve advisor to student ratios to one advisor per 737 students.)