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2021 Special Session I

Budget Bill - SB1100 (Introduced)

University of Virginia

Item 203

Item 203

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Educational and General Programs (10000)$766,707,739
$767,307,739
$766,707,739
$767,307,739
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2021 $396,979,594
$397,579,594
FY2022 $396,979,594
$397,579,594
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2021 $29,967,019FY2022 $29,967,019
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2021 $11,817,444
$11,317,444
FY2022 $11,817,444
$11,317,444
Higher Education Academic (100104)FY2021 $126,405,223
$126,705,223
FY2022 $126,405,223
$126,705,223
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2021 $38,059,981
$38,159,981
FY2022 $38,059,981
$38,159,981
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2021 $50,201,939
$50,301,939
FY2022 $50,201,939
$50,301,939
Operation and Maintenance Of Plant (100107)FY2021 $113,276,539FY2022 $113,276,539
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2021 $142,881,817
$142,381,817
FY2022 $142,881,817
$142,381,817
Higher Education OperatingFY2021 $620,945,922
$622,045,922
FY2022 $620,945,922
$622,045,922
Debt ServiceFY2021 $2,880,000FY2022 $2,880,000

Authority: Title 23.1, Chapter 22, 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.1. This appropriation includes an amount not to exceed $1,393,959 the first year and $1,393,959 the second year from the general fund for the operation of the Family Practice Residency Program and Family Practice medical student programs. This appropriation for Family Practice programs, whether ultimately implemented by contract, agreement or other means, is considered to be a grant.


2. The university shall report by July 1 annually to the Department of Planning and Budget an operating plan for the Family Practice Residency Program.


3. The University of Virginia, in cooperation with the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority, shall establish elective Family Practice Medicine experiences in Southwest Virginia for both students and residents.


4. In the event the Governor imposes across-the-board general fund reductions, pursuant to his executive authority in § 4-1.02 of this act, the general fund appropriation for the Family Practice programs shall be exempt from any reductions, provided the general fund appropriation for the family practice program is excluded from the total general fund appropriation for the University of Virginia for purposes of determining the university's portion of the statewide general fund reduction requirement.


C. 1. Out of this appropriation, $2,276,467 the first year and $2,276,467 the second year from the general fund and $1,714,900 the first year and $1,714,900 the second year from nongeneral funds is designated for the Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy.


2. Out of the total funding in paragraph C.1., $250,000 and two positions the first year and $250,000 and two positions the second year from the general fund and $714,900 and four positions the first year and $714,900 and four positions the second year from nongeneral funds is provided to support Discovery Virginia, an online archive to preserve elements of Virginia history, culture, and heritage, and make the materials accessible to the public.


3. Out of the total funding in paragraph C.1., $500,000 and 2.00 positions the first year and $500,000 and 2.00 positions the second year from the general fund and $1,000,000 and 4.15 positions the first year and $1,000,0000 and 4.15 positions the second year from nongeneral funds is provided to create curriculum materials for K-12 schools, establish a network of Humanities Ambassadors in public schools and libraries across the state, and support classroom visits by Foundation program staff to support student use of the Foundation for the Humanities resources.


4. Pursuant to House Joint Resolution 762, 1999 Session of the General Assembly, funds in this Item begin to address the objective of appropriating one dollar per capita for the support of the Foundation.


D. Out of this appropriation, an amount estimated at $501,230 the first year and $501,230 the second year from the general fund and at least $468,850 the first year and at least $468,850 the second year from nongeneral funds are 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 General Assembly.


E. Out of this appropriation, $183,306 the first year and $183,306 the second year from the general fund, and at least $283,500 the first year and at least $283,500 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated for the independent Virginia Institute of Government at the University of Virginia Center for Public Service.


F. Out of this appropriation, at least $148,577 the first year and $148,577 the second year from the general fund is designated for support of diabetes education and public service at the Virginia Center for Diabetes Professional Education at the University of Virginia.


G. Out of this appropriation $304,927 the first year and $304,927 the second year from the general fund and $53,189 the first year and $53,189 the second year from nongeneral funds are designated for support of the State Arboretum at Blandy Farm.


H. 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.


I. The 4-VA, a public-private partnership among George Mason University, James Madison University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion University, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, the College of William and Mary, 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 eight 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.


J. Out of this appropriation, $190,000 the first year and $190,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for a pilot program to expand health care services to rural and medically underserved areas through the use of nurse practitioners and telemedicine.


K. Out of this appropriation, $175,000 the first year and $175,000 the second year is designated to support the efforts of the Weldon Cooper Center to produce population estimates at least every other year in between census years.


L. The appropriation for the fund source Higher Education Operating in this Item shall be considered a sum sufficient appropriation, which is an estimate of the amount of revenues to be collected for the educational and general program under the terms of the management agreement between the University of Virginia and the Commonwealth, as set forth in Chapters 933 and 943, of the 2006 Acts of Assembly.


M. 1. Out of this appropriation, $2,661,340 the first year and $2,661,340 the second year from the general fund is designated to address increased degree production in Data Science and Technology, Science and Engineering, Healthcare, and Education.


2. Degree production shall be measured for Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates and First Professional awards as follows:


a. Data Science and Technology awards shall be based on completion data contained in the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, C-16 completion report;


b. Science and Engineering awards shall be based on completion data contained in the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), C-1 A1 completion report for the following programs Biological and Biomedical Science (26), Engineering (14) less those already counted in paragraph 2 a., Engineering Technologies (15), and Physical Sciences (42);


c. Healthcare awards shall be based on completion data contained in the SCHEV C-1 A1 completion report for the Health Professions and Related Programs (51); and


d. Education awards shall be based on completion data contained in the SCHEV C-1 A1 completion report for the Education Programs (13).


3. The University of Virginia is expected to maintain increases in:


a. Data Science and Technology awards of 20 annually over the base year.


b. Science and Engineering awards of 30 annually over the base year.


c. Healthcare awards of 20 annually over the base year.


d. Education awards of 10 annually over the base year.


e. The 2016-17 year will serve as the base year for these purposes.


4. SCHEV shall report on the progress toward these goals to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees annually beginning August 2020.