2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1301 (Chapter 3)

Old Dominion University

Item 180

Item 180

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Educational and General Programs (10000)$220,856,975$222,640,536
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2013 $122,830,310FY2014 $122,836,005
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2013 $4,736,100FY2014 $4,736,100
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2013 $254,489FY2014 $254,489
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2013 $39,857,299FY2014 $39,857,299
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2013 $10,533,570FY2014 $10,533,570
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2013 $24,572,820FY2014 $24,572,820
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2013 $18,673,120FY2014 $18,673,120
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2013 $97,649,766FY2014 $98,636,843
Higher Education OperatingFY2013 $123,207,209FY2014 $124,003,693

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, $431,013 the first year and $431,013 the second year from the general fund and $198,244 the first year and $198,244 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated for the educational telecommunications project to provide graduate engineering education.  The participating institutions and centers shall jointly submit an annual report and operating plan to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in support of these funded activities.

C.1. Out of this appropriation, $4,017,308 and 23.88 positions the first year and $4,017,308 and 23.88 positions the second year from the general fund and $1,440,000 and 12.62 positions the first year and $1,440,000 and 12.62 positions the second year from nongeneral funds are designated to operate distance learning sites across the Commonwealth.

2. Out of this appropriation, $60,527 the first year and $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. Notwithstanding § 55-297, Code of Virginia, Old Dominion University is hereby designated as the administrative agency for the Virginia Coordinate System.

E. 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.

F. 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.

G. 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.

H.1. Out of this appropriation, $3,539,864 each year from the general fund is designated for base operating support.

2. Out of this appropriation, $1,709,439 each year from the general fund is designated to address the projected growth in transfer students, efforts to improve retention and graduation through the addition of upper level courses, and increased advising at the sophomore level.

I.1. Out of this appropriation, $1,373,927 each year from the general fund is designated to achieve the goals of the six-year academic plan submitted by the Old Dominion University in the fall 2011. Old Dominion University shall utilize these funds to implement expansion of on-line degree programs in high demand fields, increased STEM production, and increased modeling and simulation capacity.

2. Old Dominion University shall reallocate $1,361,685 the first year and $1,815,581 the second year from current educational and general program funds either to support the initiatives identified in paragraph I.1. and / or to address programs and strategies that serve to advance the objectives of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011.

3. Out of this appropriation, $220,000 from the general fund each year is designated to provide opportunity for 80 students per year to be engaged in STEM education using aerospace, high tech science, technology and engineering in partnership with NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Old Dominion University will collaborate with the Virginia Space Grant Consortium and STEM educators to identify the students who will participate in the program each year. The funding in paragraph I.3. will not be considered as a resource for purposes of funding guidelines.