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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1301 (Introduced)

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University of Virginia's College at Wise

Item 202

Item 202

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Educational and General Programs (10000)$19,924,984$19,925,782
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2013 $9,695,172FY2014 $9,695,970
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2013 $19,000FY2014 $19,000
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2013 $3,652,105FY2014 $3,652,105
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2013 $1,615,493FY2014 $1,615,493
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2013 $3,192,470FY2014 $3,192,470
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2013 $1,750,744FY2014 $1,750,744
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2013 $12,309,292FY2014 $12,310,090
Higher Education OperatingFY2013 $7,615,692FY2014 $7,615,692

Authority: §§ 23-91.20 through 23-91.23, Code of Virginia.


A. 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).


B. The software engineering curriculum being established to insure success of recent economic development projects in Southwest Virginia, shall be considered on its merits by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and shall not be dependent on funding by the Commonwealth.


C. 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.


D. Out of this appropriation, $233,358 the first year and $233,358 the second year from the general fund and $138,577 the first year and $138,577 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated to facilitate the technical training programs for the Northrop Grumman state backup data center.


E. The appropriation for the fund source Higher Education Operating in this Item shall be considered a sum sufficient appropriation, which is an estimate of the amount of revenues to be collected for the educational and general program under the terms of the management agreement between the University of Virginia and the Commonwealth, as set forth in Chapters 933 and 943, of the 2006 Acts of Assembly.


F. Out of this appropriation, $636,843 the first year and $636,843 the second year from the general fund is to support the institution's approved six-year plan, consistent with the objectives of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011. 


G. Out of this appropriation, $275,000 the first year and $275,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to expand the Early Alert Retention program.


H. The University of Virginia's College at Wise shall reallocate the equivalent of three percent the first year and the equivalent of five percent the second year of its FY 2012 educational and general fund appropriation, to programs and strategies that serve to advance the objectives of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011.  The amounts to be reallocated for this purpose, estimated at $174,783 the first year and $291,368 the second year, shall remain unallotted until the University of Virginia's College at Wise submits a plan for the use of the funding and receives approval from the Secretary of Education.  Specific programs and strategies for this reallocation shall be identified and progress toward achievement of these objectives shall be documented within the institution's six-year plan submission prior to the release of these funds.