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Program A: Education and General Expenditures

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article 8, Section 5-13 et. seq.; R.S. 17:1511

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: Louisiana State University at Shreveport (LSUS), the comprehensive urban university serving the Shreveport/Bossier metropolitan area, is committed to the freedom of inquiry and to the pursuit of excellence for out students, faculty, and staff. LSUS provides a stimulating learning environment for the students and faculty to participate in the discovery, understanding, and dissemination of knowledge. LSUS serves the Shreveport/Bossier metropolitan area with programs that aid the economic, social, and cultural development through excellence in teaching, research, and public service.

The goals of LSU Shreveport are:

1. To enrich the learning environment at LSUS with technology.

2. To provide an excellent faculty who will lead the region in the discovery, understanding, and dissemination of the knowledge necessary for the information age.

3. As mandated by the Board of Regents, to develop additional undergraduate and graduate degree programs and non-credit offerings to support the economic, social, and cultural growth of the Shreveport/Bossier metropolitan area.

4. To support the economic, social, and cultural development of the region.

 

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. Statutory Dedications are from 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

 

 

 

 

 

$10,141,035

$18,733,500

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$10,141,035

$18,733,500

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$49,306

$49,306

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$57,796

$57,796

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999-2000

($40,708)

($40,708)

0

Risk Management Adjustment

$35,627

$66,320

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($35,627)

($66,320)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($3,418)

($3,418)

0

Legislative Auditor Fees

($107,102)

($107,102)

0

Attrition Adjustment

 $780

 $780

 0

 

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

$151,272

$151,272

0

 

Other Adjustments Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents

         

$10,248,961

$18,841,426

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$107,926

$107,926

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 79.8% of the total request ($23,611,901) for this program. The major changes in the existing operating budget are due to the Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents ($151,272) 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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