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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

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George Mason University

Item 182

Item 182

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Educational and General Programs (10000)$231,980,244$244,968,107
$255,618,778
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2005 $146,123,531FY2006 $158,247,901
$168,648,572
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2005 $394,659FY2006 $1,280,534
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2005 $1,378,595FY2006 $1,378,595
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2005 $28,978,484FY2006 $28,978,484
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2005 $12,018,569FY2006 $12,018,569
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2005 $24,919,131FY2006 $24,546,443
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2005 $18,167,275FY2006 $18,517,581
$18,767,581
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2005 $98,247,636FY2006 $103,250,638
$107,258,604
Higher Education OperatingFY2005 $133,732,608FY2006 $141,717,469
$148,360,174

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 9.1, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of this appropriation, an amount estimated at $289,614 from the general fund and $124,120 from nongeneral funds the first year and $289,614 from the general fund and $124,120 from nongeneral funds the second year is designated for the educational telecommunications project to provide graduate engineering education, subject to a plan approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.


B. Out of this appropriation, $334,125 the first year and $334,125 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Center for Conflict Resolution at George Mason University.


C. Out of this appropriation, $810,000 the first year and $810,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for the George Mason University School of Law. This appropriation includes funding for the National Center for Technology and the Law within the School of Law, instructional programs within the proposed Juris Master program, and expansion of School of Law activities.


D. George Mason University shall report to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia no later than May 1 of each year its tuition, fee, and all other nongeneral fund revenues, in a manner as prescribed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The report shall include revenues from the current fiscal year and a projection of anticipated revenues for the next fiscal year.


E. Out of this appropriation, $4,500,914 the first year and $7,557,421 $10,380,984 the second year from the general fund is provided fund to address base funding needs identified by the Joint Subcommittee Studying Higher Education Funding Policies and to mitigate the pressure on student tuition and fees. These amounts reflect a portion of the additional general fund support needed to provide adequate base support of the institution's core academic function. These additional funds will allow the institution to serve more students, retain existing students more effectively, increase the number of students receiving a degree or certificate, and enhance the quality and rigor of its academic programs. The Secretary of Education shall monitor the institution's efforts to meet these objectives and other statewide needs.