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James Madison University

Item 169

Item 169

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Educational and General Programs (10000)$294,938,607$295,212,542
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2017 $160,763,863FY2018 $161,037,220
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2017 $771,252FY2018 $771,252
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2017 $1,182,023FY2018 $1,182,023
Higher Education Academic (100104)FY2017 $36,998,036FY2018 $36,998,036
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2017 $17,594,815FY2018 $17,594,815
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2017 $43,291,326FY2018 $43,291,904
Operation and Maintenance Of Plant (100107)FY2017 $34,337,292FY2018 $34,337,292
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2017 $81,137,407FY2018 $81,411,342
Higher Education OperatingFY2017 $211,850,547FY2018 $211,850,547
Debt ServiceFY2017 $1,950,653FY2018 $1,950,653

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 12.1, 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 § 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. The 4-VA, a public-private partnership among George Mason University, James Madison University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion University, and CISCO Systems, Inc., utilizes 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 five institutions is 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.


D. Out of this appropriation, $467,000 in the first year and $734,000 in the second year from the general fund is designated for the establishment of a collaboration between James Madison University and Virginia Tech to implement nationally-recognized undergraduate cyber security core curriculum, and to develop a structure and process for providing experiential learning, including apprenticeships and internships, for students to become cyber specialists. Funds shall also support the collaboration to develop a database on Cyber Security Specialization Education Programs.