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University of Virginia

Item 193

Item 193

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Educational and General Programs (10000)$582,500,367$582,735,492
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2015 $289,408,367FY2016 $289,549,492
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2015 $7,556,000FY2016 $7,556,000
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2015 $4,819,000FY2016 $4,819,000
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2015 $99,318,000FY2016 $99,318,000
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2015 $35,823,000FY2016 $35,823,000
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2015 $37,951,000FY2016 $38,045,000
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2015 $107,625,000FY2016 $107,625,000
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2015 $127,244,058FY2016 $127,432,183
Higher Education OperatingFY2015 $452,376,309FY2016 $452,423,309
Debt ServiceFY2015 $2,880,000FY2016 $2,880,000

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 9, 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.1. This appropriation includes an amount not to exceed $1,393,959 the first year and $1,393,959 the second year from the general fund for the operation of the Family Practice Residency Program and Family Practice medical student programs.  This appropriation for Family Practice programs, whether ultimately implemented by contract, agreement or other means, is considered to be a grant.


2. The university shall report by July 1 annually to the Department of Planning and Budget an operating plan for the Family Practice Residency Program.


3. The University of Virginia, in cooperation with the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority, shall establish elective Family Practice Medicine experiences in Southwest Virginia for both students and residents.


4. In the event the Governor imposes across-the-board general fund reductions, pursuant to his executive authority in §4-1.02 of this act, the general fund appropriation for the Family Practice programs shall be exempt from any reductions, provided the general fund appropriation for the family practice program is excluded from the total general fund appropriation for the University of Virginia for purposes of determining the university's portion of the statewide general fund reduction requirement.


C. Out of this appropriation, $1,119,176 the first year and $1,119,176 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy. Pursuant to House Joint Resolution 762, 1999 Session of the General Assembly, funds in this Item begin to address the objective of appropriating one dollar per capita for the support of the Foundation.


D. Out of this appropriation, an amount estimated at $527,610 the first year and $527,610 the second year from the general fund and at least $468,850 the first year and at least $468,850 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated for the educational telecommunications project to provide graduate engineering education.  For supplemental budget requests, the participating institutions and centers jointly shall submit a report in support of such requests to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for review and recommendation to the Governor and General Assembly.


E. Out of this appropriation, $192,954 the first year and $192,954 the second year from the general fund, and at least $283,500 the first year and at least $283,500 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated for the independent Virginia Institute of Government at the University of Virginia Center for Public Service.


F. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the University of Virginia, in conjunction with the Eastern Virginia Medical School and Virginia Commonwealth University, maintain its efforts to educate and train sufficient generalist physicians to meet the needs of the Commonwealth, recognizing the Commonwealth's need for generalist physicians in medically underserved regions of the state.  Further, it is the intent that the university support medical education and training in the principles of generalist medicine for all undergraduate medical students, regardless of their chosen specialty or field of study.


G. It is the intent of the General Assembly to assist the three Virginia medical schools as they respond to changes in the need for delivery and financing of medical education, both undergraduate and graduate.


H. Out of this appropriation, at least $156,397 the first year and $156,397 the second year from the general fund is designated for support of diabetes education and public service at the Virginia Center for Diabetes Professional Education at the University of Virginia.


I.1. Out of this appropriation, $446,074 the first year and $446,074 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia to conduct and preserve oral histories with senior public officials, to conduct the Virginia Youth Leadership Initiative which educates students in Virginia's secondary schools in the democratic process, and to develop programs that foster increased public awareness of the electoral system.


2.  Out of this appropriation, $88,480 the first year and $88,480 the second year from the general fund is designated to the Center of Politics to provide civic education resources to all public elementary and secondary schools in the Commonwealth.


J. Out of this appropriation $251,146 the first year and $251,146 the second year from the general fund and $53,189 the first year and $53,189 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated for support of the State Arboretum at Blandy Farm.


K. 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.


L. 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.


M. Out of this appropriation, $691,207 the first year and $691,207 the second year from the general fund is designated to continue the increase in access for in-state undergraduate students begun in the 2011 Session.


N. The 4-VA, a public-private partnership among George Mason University, James Madison University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech and CISCO Systems, Inc., was established to utilize emerging technologies to promote collaboration and resource sharing to increase access, reduce time to graduation and reduce unit cost while maintaining and enhancing quality.  Instructional talent across the four institutions will be leveraged in the delivery of programs in foreign languages, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The 4-VA Management Board can expand this partnership to additional institutions as appropriate to meet the goals of the 4-VA initiative.  It is expected that funding will be pooled by the management board as required to support continuing efforts of the 4-VA priorities and projects.


O. Out of this appropriation, $46,000 the first year and $175,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to implement a consortium, coordinated by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, between James Madison University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech and the Virginia Community College System. The purpose of this consortium is to develop and administer a pilot program geared towards helping Virginia's veterans and military members in applying previous military training and education towards completing existing bachelor's degree and professional certificate programs. 


P. Out of this appropriation, $106,000 the first year and $153,000 the second year from the general fund and $106,000 the first year and $153,000 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated to support the operation of the Virginia Higher Education Procurement Cooperative.


Q. Out of this appropriation, $3,166,580 the first year and $3,166,580 the second year from the general fund is designated to support the institution's approved six-year plan, consistent with the objectives of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011.


R. The University of Virginia shall reallocate two percent each year of its FY 2014 general fund appropriation for educational and general programs for strategies that serve to advance the objectives of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011.  The amounts to be reallocated for this purpose are estimated at $2,390,301 the first year and $2,390,301 the second year.  These reallocations are in addition to previous reallocations implemented by the institution in the 2012-2014 biennium.  Specific programs and strategies for these reallocations shall be documented in the institution's six-year plan.