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19-618 Southern University - Shreveport

Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: The primary service area of Southern University at Shreveport/Bossier City (SUSBO) is the Shreveport/Bossier City metropolitan area, including Bossier and Caddo Parishes, which provide over 90 percent of the institution's enrollment. SUSBO, an open admissions institution, serves the educational needs of this population primarily through a select number of associate degree programs in the areas of business, computer science, education, allied health, the technologies, day care administration, criminal justice, and legal assisting. The institution also offers courses and associate of arts and science degrees fro students who wish to transfer to a senior college.

Peer Institutions: James H. Faulkner State Community College, East Arkansas Community College, Florida Keys Community College, Henderson Community College, Beaufort County Community College, Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City, University of South Carolina at Lancaster, Lamar University-Orange, Blue Ridge Community College, and Potomac State College of West Virginia University.


This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $136,442 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1998-1999 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt service payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1998-1999 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund (Direct)



State General Fund by:



     Fees & Self-gen. Revenues










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