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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1300 (Chapter 2)

Old Dominion University

Item 173

Item 173 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Educational and General Programs (10000)$217,934,447$212,777,489
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2011 $120,635,717FY2012 $114,739,733
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2011 $4,721,987FY2012 $4,721,987
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2011 $254,489FY2012 $254,489
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2011 $39,671,798FY2012 $39,671,798
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2011 $10,460,045FY2012 $10,460,045
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2011 $24,411,195FY2012 $24,411,195
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2011 $17,779,216FY2012 $18,518,242
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2011 $89,771,848FY2012 $90,151,584
Higher Education OperatingFY2011 $128,162,599FY2012 $122,625,905

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 5.2, Code of Virginia.


A.1. This Item includes general and nongeneral fund appropriations to support institutional initiatives that help meet statewide goals described in the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act of 2005 (Chapters 933 and 945, 2005 Acts of Assembly).


2. Out of this appropriation, the University may allocate funds to expand enrollment capacity through expansion of distance learning, TELETECHNET and summer school.


B. Out of this appropriation shall be expended an amount estimated at $431,013 from the general fund and $198,244 from nongeneral funds the first year and $431,013 from the general fund and $198,244 from nongeneral funds the second year 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.1. Out of this appropriation $4,017,308 and 23.88 positions the first year from the general fund and $1,440,000 and 12.62 positions the first year from nongeneral funds and $4,017,308 and 23.88 positions the second year from the general fund and $1,440,000 and 12.62 positions the second year from nongeneral funds is designated to operate distance learning sites across the Commonwealth.


2. Out of this appropriation, $60,527 the second year from the general fund is designated for the expansion of distance learning to the Lord Fairfax Community College's Luray-Page Center to establish a bachelor's degree program.


D.1. Out of this appropriation, $425,088 the first year and $425,088 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.


2. The lease agreement shall be approved by the Governor, pursuant to § 2.2-1149, Code of Virginia and the agreement shall provide for a long-term lease to support the work associated with the activities referred to in D.1.


E. Notwithstanding § 55-297, Code of Virginia, Old Dominion University is hereby designated as the administrative agency for the Virginia Coordinate System.


F. Notwithstanding § 23-7.4:2, Code of Virginia, the governing board of Old Dominion University may charge reduced tuition to any person enrolled in one of Old Dominion University's TELETECHNET sites or higher education centers who lives within a 50-mile radius of the site/center, is domiciled in, and is entitled to in-state tuition charges in the institutions of higher learning in any state, or the District of Columbia, which is contiguous to Virginia and which has similar reciprocal provisions for persons domiciled in Virginia.


G. As Virginia's public colleges and universities approach full funding of the base adequacy guidelines and as the General Assembly strives to fully fund the general fund share of the base adequacy guidelines, these funds are provided with the intent that, in exercising their authority to set tuition and fees, the Board of Visitors shall take into consideration the impact of escalating college costs for Virginia students and families.  In accordance with the cost-sharing goals set forth in § 4-2.01 b. of this act, the Board of Visitors is encouraged to limit increases on tuition and mandatory educational and general fees for in-state, undergraduate students to the extent possible.


H. Out of this appropriation, $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for a Center for Teacher Quality and Educational Leadership at Old Dominion University. The center will serve as a professional development facility that focuses on improving teacher quality and educational leadership through intensive, research-based, professional development for teachers and administrators in school divisions that have not met all of the standards for Virginia Standards of Learning accreditation and the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act.


I. Old Dominion University shall collaborate with the Virginia Maritime Foundation in support of its maritime and sailing programs in the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Science and the Athletics Department. To that end, the General Assembly authorizes Old Dominion University to accept and utilize assets of the Virginia Maritime Foundation.


J. Out of this appropriation, $12,771,247 the first year from nongeneral funds is provided to support educational and general programs and student financial assistance.  The source of the nongeneral funds is the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  This funding is intended to moderate the general fund reductions to the institution, as well as moderate the need for tuition and fee increases and increase student access.  The institution is authorized to spend this funding in either the first year or the first quarter of the second year.  Prior to release of this funding, the institution shall provide a plan to the Governor delineating the respective portion of this funding to be used for educational and general program funding and financial assistance, and the year it will be spent.  In addition, the plan shall include anticipated tuition and fee increases for the first and second year of the biennium.  The amounts appropriated are an estimate, and may be modified by the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, depending on final budget reduction actions taken to higher education and public education in the final budget bill enacted for the 2008-2010 biennium.


K. Out of this appropriation, $10,658,577 the second year from the general fund is designated to support the goals of the Governor's Higher Education Commission of access, affordability, quality and increased degrees.  Of this amount, $6,500,000 is provided in recognition of in-state enrollment growth, $3,900,000 is provided to increase the number of full-time faculty, and $258,577 to support operations and maintenance of new buildings.