2004 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Introduced)

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Virginia State University

Item 247

Item 247

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Educational and General Programs (10000)$46,022,902$45,978,142
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2005 $23,927,427FY2006 $24,069,667
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2005 $789,114FY2006 $789,114
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2005 $112,328FY2006 $112,328
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2005 $4,537,844FY2006 $4,537,844
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2005 $2,987,432FY2006 $2,987,432
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2005 $7,896,838FY2006 $7,709,838
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2005 $5,771,919FY2006 $5,771,919
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2005 $26,759,996FY2006 $26,708,394
Higher Education OperatingFY2005 $19,262,906FY2006 $19,269,748

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 13, Code of Virginia.

A.1. Out of this appropriation, $2,790,402 the first year and $2,880,862 the second year from the general fund is designated for continued enhancement of the existing Bachelor of Science academic programs in Computer Science, Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mass Communications and Criminal Justice, and the new Doctoral program in Education.

2. Out of the amounts for programs listed in paragraph A 1 of this Item shall be provided $909,777 the first year and $909,777 the second year from the general fund for lease payments through the Master Equipment Leasing Program for educational and general equipment.

3. Out of the amounts for Educational and General Programs, $37,500 is provided to serve in lieu of endowment income for the Eminent Scholars Program.

4. In conjunction with the Secretary of Education, Virginia State University shall develop the following:

a. a timetable for implementing the new academic programs funded in A.1. above, including a plan for recruiting faculty, staff, and students;

b. a means by which to assess the effectiveness toward meeting the goals of the new programs; and

c. periodic reports on the expenditures of the funds provided.

5. Any unexpended balances in paragraphs A 1, A 2 and A 3 in this item at the close of business on June 30, 2004, June 30, 2005, and June 30, 2006, shall not revert to the surplus of the general fund but shall be carried forward on the books of the State Comptroller and reappropriated in the succeeding year.

B. This appropriation includes $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from the general fund to increase the number of faculty with terminal degrees to at least 85 percent of the total teaching faculty.

C. Out of this appropriation, Virginia State University is authorized to use up to $600,000 the first year and $600,000 the second year to address extremely critical deferred maintenance deficiencies in its facilities, including residence halls and dining facilities. No more than 60% percent of the funds may be used for auxiliary facilities.

D. Out of this appropriation, the expenditure of $420,538 the first year and $319,038 the second year from the general fund to address base operating needs and student enrollment, improve degree completion, and expand research capacity is contingent upon the passage into law of the provisions contained in Enactment Nos. 2, 3 and 5 of Part 5 of introduced House Bill 30/Senate Bill 30 of the 2004 Session. The allotment of these funds is subject to the purposes and conditions described in Item 135, paragraph D.