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Program A: Education and General Expenditures

Program Authorization: R.S. 17:3217

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: McNeese State University provides associate, baccalaureate, masters’ and specialist degree programs in various disciplines to meet the needs of citizens, businesses, and industries in southwest Louisiana.

The goals of McNeese State University are:

1. To improve access to higher education for citizens in southwest Louisiana.

2. To improve the overall quality and effectiveness of higher education programs and services offered at McNeese State University.

3. To expand McNeese State University’s contribution to economic and social development in southwest Louisiana.

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) international student fees, (d) application fees, (e) academic enhancement fees, and (f) other fees; (2) sales and services of educational activities; and (3) other revenues. Statutory Dedications are from 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 Dedication Fund). Federal Funds are from: (1) post office income; (2) Veterans' Administration funding for education, training and rehabilitation and (3) indirect cost recoveries.

 

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION.

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$20,835,050

$35,991,654

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$20,835,050

$35,991,654

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET – November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$121,693

$121,693

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$145,990

$145,990

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$32,516

$161,470

0

 
Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($32,516)

($161,470)

0

 
Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($202,546)

($202,546)

0

Risk Management Adjustment

$9,479

$9,479

0

Legislative Auditor Fees

 ($267,683)

 ($267,683)

 0

 

Attrition Adjustment 

$1,748

$1,748

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$494,896

$494,896

0

 

Other Adjustments - Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents

         

$21,138,627

$36,295,231

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$303,577

$303,577

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 78.0% of the total request ($46,538,439) for this program. The major changes in the existing operating budget are due to the Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents ($494,846) 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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