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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1300 (Chapter 2)

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

Item 241

Item 241 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Administrative and Support Services (19900)$3,001,055$3,981,055
Operation of Higher Education Centers (19931)FY2011 $3,001,055FY2012 $3,981,055
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2011 $1,930,643FY2012 $1,930,643
SpecialFY2011 $1,070,412FY2012 $2,050,412

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 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, $266,000 and three positions the first year and $266,000 and three 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.