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Program A: Education and General Expenditures

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article 8; Act 313 of 1975

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: The mission of Southeastern Louisiana University (SLU) is to meet the educational and cultural needs, primarily of southeast Louisiana, to disseminate knowledge and to facilitate life-long learning through quality instruction, research and service in a safe, student-centered environment.

The goals of Southeastern Louisiana University are:

1. To enhance student success at the university.

2. To recruit and retain a culturally diverse student body.

3. To possess a state-of-the-art technology infrastructure appropriate for higher education.

4. To expand partnerships between the university and the external community.

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, 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) student record fees and (f) 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). Federal Funds are from: (1) program administrative costs; (2) indirect cost recoveries; (3) post office income; and (4) Veterans' Administration funding for education, training and rehabilitation

 

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$31,319,044

$60,161,677

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$72,444

$72,444

0

 

Carry forward used for late delivery of an automobile purchase

 

 

 

 

 

$31,391,488

$60,234,121

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$188,798

$188,798

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$212,423

$212,423

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999-2000

($289,751)

($289,751)

0

Risk Management Adjustment

$662,831

$1,273,251

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($662,831)

($1,273,251)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($72,444)

($72,444)

0

 

Nonrecurring Carry Forward used for late delivery of an automobile purchase

$1,680

$1,680

0

Legislative Auditor Fees

($401,221)

 ($401,221)

 0

 

 Attrition Adjustment

$3,275

$3,275

0

 

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

$1,829,661

$1,829,661

0

 

Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents

         

$32,863,909

$61,706,542

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$1,472,421

$1,472,421

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 102.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 70.0% of the total request ($88,184,381) for this program. The major changes in the existing operating budget are due to the Enhancement Pool Distribution from the Board of Regents ($1,829,661), a nonrecurring carry forward used for late delivery of automobile purchases ($72,444) 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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