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Program A: Education and General Expenditures

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article 8, Section 5-13 et.seq. and Title 17 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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 institution’s 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 state’s 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.

The goals of UNO are:

1. To provide high quality educational programs and learning experiences for undergraduate students.

2. To provide opportunities for high-quality, master and doctoral level study which are responsive to local, regional, and national needs.

3. To develop and maintain state-of-the-art faculty and student support services essential to teaching and learning.

4. To share resources with business and education communities to enhance both the quality of academic programs at the university and the social, cultural, and economic development of the metropolitan area and state.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The sources of funding for this program are the General Fund, Fees and Self-generated Revenues and Statutory Dedications. Fees and Self-generated Revenues are from: (1) student fees, such as (a) general registration fees, (b) non-resident fees, and (c) other fees. (2) sales and services of educational activities; and (3) other revenues. The first Statutory Dedication is the New Orleans Area Tourism and Economic Development Fund per Act 1423 of 1997 for training and education in tourism and state and municipal economics at the University of New Orleans, Metropolitan College. The second Statutory Dedication is the Higher Education Initiatives Fund: Higher Education Library and Scientific Acquisitions Account, as per R.S. 17.3129.6 (FY 1997-1998 only). (Per R.S. 39:32B, (8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each Statutory Dedicated Fund).

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$39,320,938

$85,325,959

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$39,320,938

$85,325,959

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET – November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$188,208

$188,208

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998-1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$236,988

$236,988

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

($303,567)

($303,567)

0

Risk Management Adjustment

$693,244

$1,536,478

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($693,244)

($1,536,478)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$2,025

$2,025

0

Legislative Auditor Fees

($425,196)

($425,196)

0

Attrition Adjustment

 $2,935

 $2,935

 0

 

Adjustments for Civil Service, Training and Other Statewide Interagency Transfer Activities 

$971,947

$971,947

0

 

Other Adjustments – Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents

         

$39,994,278

$85,999,299

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$673,340

$673,340

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 78.9% of the total request ($109,001,887) for this program. The major changes in the existing operating budget are due to the Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents ($971,947) and the statewide adjustments cited above.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have a specific allocation for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

OTHER CHARGES

This program does not have a specific allocation for Other Charges for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have a specific allocation for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1999-2000


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