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2014 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

Longwood University

Item 172

Item 172

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Educational and General Programs (10000)$55,894,159$56,632,601
$58,435,026
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2013 $27,508,773FY2014 $28,244,757
$29,200,042
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2013 $619,982FY2014 $619,982
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2013 $8,865,239FY2014 $8,865,239
$9,694,354
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2013 $3,844,859FY2014 $3,844,859
$3,862,884
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2013 $8,835,493FY2014 $8,837,951
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2013 $6,219,813FY2014 $6,219,813
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2013 $23,038,180FY2014 $23,618,254
Higher Education OperatingFY2013 $32,855,979FY2014 $33,014,347
$34,816,772

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 15, 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. 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 Section 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.


C.1. Out of this appropriation, $543,557 each year from the general fund is designated for base operating support.


2.  Out of this appropriation, $202,614 each year from the general fund is designated to address the projected growth in transfer students and efforts to improve retention and graduation through the student success initiative.


D.1. Out of this appropriation, $372,592 each year from the general fund is designated to achieve the goals of the six-year academic plan submitted by the Longwood University in the fall 2011.  Longwood University shall utilize these funds to increase the use of distance learning to off-campus sites in Emporia, South Boston and Martinsville, to expand nursing programs and to develop a center of logistics research at Fort Lee in cooperation with the University of Virginia and Virginia State University.


2. Longwood University shall reallocate $329,061 the first year and $438,749 the second year from current educational and general program funds either to support the initiatives identified in paragraph D.1. and / or to address programs and strategies that serve to advance the objectives of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011.


3. Longwood University may reallocate up to an additional 1.5 percent  from current educational and general program funds in the second year to address faculty compensation issues, operation and maintenance of new facilities or other institutional initiatives or priorities.