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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

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Norfolk State University

Item 200

Item 200

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Educational and General Programs (10000)$70,404,413
$70,904,413
$72,732,825
$74,628,976
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2005 $33,938,282
$34,438,282
FY2006 $36,266,694
$37,132,584
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2005 $196,673FY2006 $196,673
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2005 $541,605FY2006 $541,605
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2005 $6,878,081FY2006 $6,878,081
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2005 $5,309,320FY2006 $5,309,320
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2005 $14,334,436FY2006 $14,334,436
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2005 $9,206,016FY2006 $9,206,016
$10,236,277
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2005 $40,179,036FY2006 $41,018,528
$41,889,296
Higher Education OperatingFY2005 $30,225,377
$30,725,377
FY2006 $31,714,297
$32,739,680

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 13.1, Code of Virginia.


A.1. Out of this appropriation, $4,914,878 the first year and $5,350,128 the second year from the general fund is designated for the newly initiated Bachelor of Science academic programs in Electronics Engineering and Optical Engineering and new Master of Science academic programs in Electronics Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice.


2. Out of the amounts for programs listed in paragraph A 1 above, shall be provided $273,486 the first year and $273,486 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, Norfolk 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.


B.1. Out of the amounts for Educational and General Programs, a maximum of $70,000 the first year and $70,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Dozoretz National Institute for Minorities in Applied Sciences. No allotment of these funds shall be made until Norfolk State University has certified to the Secretary of Education that funds, in cash, are available to match all or any part of the amount herein made available from the general fund.


2. Any unexpended balances in paragraphs A 1, A 2, A 3 and B 1 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.


C. Out of this appropriation, $94,222 the first year and $94,222 the second year from the general fund is designated to assist the University in improving graduation and retention rates.


D. Out of this appropriation, $78,200 the first year and $78,200 the second year from the general fund is designated to maintain an enrollment management plan.


E. Out of this appropriation, $11,756 the first year and $11,756 the second year from the general fund is designated for the costs to lease and equip space for activities related to technology transfer, research, and graduate work.


F. Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the first year from nongeneral funds is designated to support the development of a SkillTek unit designed to familiarize and attract at-risk youth into construction industry jobs. Norfolk State University is authorized to seek Federal Surface Transportation Funds from the Virginia Department of Transportation subject to the conditions outlined in federal law (23 USC 140(b)) for use in this program.


G. Norfolk State 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.


H. Out of this appropriation, $125,000 the first year and $314,077 $421,817 the second year from the general fund is provided to address base funding needs and to mitigate the pressure on student tuition and fees. 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.