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Program A: Resident Instruction and Related Activities (RIRA)

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article VIII; R.S. 17:4; Act 18 of 1997

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program includes the following functional categories: Instruction (credit and noncredit courses; academic, vocational, and technical instruction; remedial and tutorial instruction; and regular, special, and extension sessions); Research (activities specifically organized to produce research, whether commissioned by an agency external to the institution or separately budgeted by an organizational unit within the institution); Public Service (activities established primarily to provide noninstructional services beneficial to individuals and groups external to the institution); Academic Support (provision of support services for the institution's primary missions [instruction, research, and public service]); and Libraries (organized activities that directly support the operation of a catalogued or otherwise classified collection).

Objectives and performance indicators were still being developed at the time this document went to print.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The sources of funding for this program are the general fund and fees and self-generated revenues. 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.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$6,925,418

$12,411,804

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$6,925,418

$12,411,804

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$139,198; Replacement/New: +$139,198)

$13,542

$13,542

0

 

Annualization of 1997 -'98 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$14,795

$14,795

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$4,878

$4,878

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($8,542)

($8,542)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

$0

$517,500

0

 

Workload - Increase in Fees and Self-generated Revenues due primarily to anticipated enrollment increases

 

 

 

 

 

$6,950,091

$12,953,977

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$24,673

$542,173

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 104.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 86.6% of the total request ($14,964,919) for this program. The major reasons for the increase from the existing operating budget are due to: (1) the statewide adjustments cited above; and (2) a $517,500 increase in fees and self-generated revenues due to increased enrollment and increased continuing education revenue.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have a specific allocation for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

This program does not have a specific allocation for Other Charges for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have a specific allocation for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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