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2021 Special Session I

Budget Bill - SB1100 (Introduced)

Old Dominion University

Item 189

Item 189

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Financial Assistance For Educational and General Services (11000)$18,223,980
$17,973,980
$18,223,980
$17,973,980
Eminent Scholars (11001)FY2021 $421,387FY2022 $421,387
Sponsored Programs (11004)FY2021 $17,802,593
$17,552,593
FY2022 $17,802,593
$17,552,593
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2021 $4,803,965
$4,553,965
FY2022 $4,803,965
$4,553,965
Higher Education OperatingFY2021 $13,420,015FY2022 $13,420,015

Authority: Title 23.1, Chapter 20, Code of Virginia.


A.1. Out of this appropriation, $2,099,838 and 14 positions the first year and $2,099,838 and 14 positions the second year from the general fund and $4,500,000 the first year and $4,500,000 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated to build research capacity in modeling and simulation, which shall include efforts to improve traffic management through modeling.


2. Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and health-related programs. Old Dominion University shall use these funds to promote the use of modeling and simulation in the medical industry.


B. Out of this appropriation, $1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to expand research efforts at the Center for Bioelectrics, which uses electrical stimuli in the biomedical area to eliminate cancer cells and tumors without damaging healthy surrounding tissue, accelerate wound healing, and efficiently deliver DNA vaccines. Non-biomedical areas of research include reducing pollutants in exhaust and establishing effective ground penetrating radar.


C. The Higher Education Operating fund source listed in this Item is considered to be a sum sufficient appropriation, which is an estimate of funding required by the university to cover sponsored program operations.


D. Out of this appropriation, $370,000 the first year and $370,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to the Virginia SmallSat Data Consortium, to support development of the Virginia Institute for Spaceflight and Autonomy.


E. Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support a minority fellowship program partnership between Old Dominion University and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Participating fellows shall be minority string musicians enrolled as graduate certificate students at Old Dominion University.