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2008 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 879)

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

Item 251

Item 251

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Administrative and Support Services (19900)$2,344,077$2,554,077
Operation of Higher Education Centers (19931)FY2009 $2,344,077FY2010 $2,554,077
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2009 $1,941,665FY2010 $2,151,665
SpecialFY2009 $402,412FY2010 $402,412

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 16.5, Code of Virginia.


A. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research and the New College Institute coordinate their activities, both instructional and research, to the maximum extent possible to best meet the needs of the citizens of the region, to ensure effective utilization of resources, and to avoid unnecessary duplication.  The three entities shall report annually by October 1 to the Secretary of Education and the State Council of Higher Education on their joint efforts in this regard.


B. Out of this appropriation, $29,050 from the general fund the first year and $29,050 from the general fund 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.


C. Out of this appropriation, $499,000 and five positions the first year from the general fund and $459,000 and five positions the second year from the general fund is designated for additional operational support of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center and its efforts to provide specialized workforce training to the citizens of Southside Virginia.


D. The requirements of § 4-5.05 shall not apply to this appropriation.