2017 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

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New College Institute

Item 249

Item 249

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Administrative and Support Services (19900)$3,592,872
Operation of Higher Education Centers (19931)FY2017 $3,592,872
FY2018 $3,592,956
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2017 $2,048,181
FY2018 $2,048,229
SpecialFY2017 $1,544,691FY2018 $1,544,727

Authority: Discretionary Inclusion.Title 23.1, Chapter 31, Article 4, Code of Virginia.

A. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the New College Institute, the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center 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 and the Department of Planning and Budget on their joint efforts in this regard.

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

C. 1. The Governing Board of the New College Institute shall develop a comprehensive plan to provide higher education degree and certification programs in accordance with its mission and shall review options to achieve stated goals.

2. Options shall include, but not be limited to: continued operation as an independent public entity with the existing operating structure and partnering with one or more public and/or private entities offering degree or certificate completion.

3. For options regarding partnering with other entities, such proposed agreement, if any, shall detail the plan of operational guidance and funding mechanisms and shall be subject to the approval of all governance boards impacted.