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Program A: Education and General Expenditures

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article 8;

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: Northeast Louisiana University currently serves a student body of 10,500 students offering undergraduate degree programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, pharmacy and health sciences, and pure and applied sciences, in addition to graduate programs in education and pharmacy. The university continues to develop and deliver high quality and cost-effective academic and service programs to serve the higher education needs of Louisiana’s citizens, business, industry and government. Specifically, Northeast Louisiana University will continue to be recognized for offering excellent academic programs in the health, natural and environmental sciences, business development, education and family studies consistent with a Carnegie Doctoral Level II university. Additionally, Northeast Louisiana University is committed to servicing as an academic gateway by developing teaching, research, and public service programs to meet the needs of the Lower Mississippi Delta region.

The goals of Northeast Louisiana State University are:

1. To promote and sustain academic excellence in university degree programs.

2. To improve opportunities for student success.

3. To improve and maintain the quality of university financial resources and physical facilities supporting the mission.

4. To promote and sustain the academic reputation of the university consistent with its mission, achievements and vision for the next century.

 

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; (3) state grants and contract and (4) 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

 

 

 

 

 

$33,286,342

$54,702,488

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$33,286,342

$54,702,488

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET – November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$156,628

$156,628

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$187,781

$187,781

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 –2000

($241,544)

($241,544)

0

Risk Management Adjustment

$659,863

$1,037,132

0

 
Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($659,863)

($1,037,132)

0

 
Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($10,585)

($10,585)

0

Legislative Auditor Fees

 ($344,409)

 ($344,409)

 0

 

Attrition Adjustment 

$1,591

$1,591

0

 

Adjustment for Civil Service, Training and Other Interagency Transfer Activities

$1,348,404

$1,348,404

0

 

Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents

         

$34,384,208

$55,800,354

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$1,097,866

$1,097,866

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 102.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 78.9% of the total request ($70,715,171) for this program. The major changes in the existing operating budget are due to the Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents ($1,348,404) 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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