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2014 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

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Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

Item 248

Item 248

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Administrative and Support Services (19900)$4,706,389$4,707,285
Operation of Higher Education Centers (19931)FY2015 $4,706,389FY2016 $4,707,285
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2015 $2,647,894FY2016 $2,648,360
SpecialFY2015 $2,058,495FY2016 $2,058,925

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 for Virginia on their joint efforts in this regard.


B. Out of this appropriation, $29,050 the first year and $29,050 the second year from the general fund is 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 the General Assembly.


C. Out of this appropriation, $566,000 and five positions the first year and $566,000 and five 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 STEM programs and specialized workforce training to the citizens of Southside Virginia.


D. The requirements of § 4-5.05 shall not apply to this appropriation.