Program Authorization: Act 42 of 1964; Constitution of 1974, Article 8, Section 7; R.S. 17:3216(2)
Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: Southern University at Shreveport-Bossier City (SUSBO), an autonomous unit of the Southern University A&M System, seeks to provide a quality education for its students (while being committed to the total community). This institution awards certificates and associate degrees, prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields, and offers courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities. Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides development and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry. The university intends that all individuals should have the opportunity to receive educational experiences and related services which are compatible with their varied interests, academic abilities, achievements, family backgrounds, motivations, needs, and goals.
The goals of Southern University at Shreveport/Bossier are:
1. To offer comprehensive instructional programs of high quality and engage in activities as needed to ensure student success in their chosen careers.
2. To provide quality instruction through excellence in teaching and comprehensive instructional services.
3. To complement the academic preparation of students with comprehensive student service programs.
4. To increase the number of partnerships and collaborators with businesses, agencies, and associations while enhancing the education and careers of students.
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, Statutory Dedications, and Federal Funds. Fees and Self-generated Revenues are from: (1) student fees, such as (a) general registration fees, (b) non-resident fees, (c) other fees; (2) 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). Federal Funds are from program administration funds for federal financial aid programs.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
Adjustments for Civil Service, Training and Other Statewide Interagency Transfer Activities
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.2% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.1% of the total request ($5,796,311) for this program. The change to the existing operating budget is due to statewide adjustments.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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