Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: The University of New Orleans (UNO) is the comprehensive metropolitan research university providing essential support for the economic, educational, social, and cultural development of the New Orleans metropolitan area. The institutionís primary service area includes Orleans Parish and the seven neighboring parishes if Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. John, and Plaquemines. As a selective admissions institution, UNO serves the educational needs of this population primarily through a wide variety of baccalaureate programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences and in the professional areas of business, education, and engineering. UNO offers a variety of graduate programs, including doctoral programs in chemistry, education, engineering and applied sciences, financial economics, political science, psychology, and urban studies. As an urban university serving the stateís largest metropolitan area, UNO directs its resources and efforts towards partnerships with business and government to address the complex issues and opportunities that affect New Orleans and the surrounding metropolitan area.
Peer Institutions: The University of Alabama, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Central Florida, Towson State University, University of Southern Mississippi, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of South Carolina at Columbia, Memphis State University, University of Texas at Arlington and Old Dominion University.
This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.
In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $2,969,475 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt service payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.
This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:
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