Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article VIII; Section 7
The University of Louisiana Board of Trustees assists campus administrators in decision-making, data processing, and capital construction projects. The Board has direct responsibility for the quality and control of the various program offerings and the overall operation of the institutions of the system. This program consists of the following activities: System Management Board, Office of the System President, Budget and Financial Planning, Facilities Planning, Academic Program Planning, and Research and Information Services.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
The University of Louisiana Board of Trustees provides leadership and support to the University of Louisiana System. The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other activities of the system. Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration/support service programs will be reported next year. The University of Louisiana Board of Trustees did provide the following information for FY 1998-99:
1. The University of Louisiana Board of Trustees will manage the provision of teaching, research and public service by its institutions, thus providing the state and its citizens a vital ingredient for long-term prosperity, development and quality of life in FY 1998-99.
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 other fees.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 75.5% of the total request ($4,297,867) for this program. The major reason for the increase from the existing operating budget is due to an adjustment pursuant to the settlement agreement in the "United States v. State of Louisiana" desegregation case, which provides that for a period of ten (10) years (which began in Fiscal Year 1995-96), the state shall appropriate no more than $1.6 million annually to the University of Louisiana Board of Trustees to develop and implement new programs at Grambling State University in order to enhance the school's chances of attracting other race students. The existing operating budget for this purpose is $1,293,962. In order to meet the funding schedule dictated by the settlement agreement, an additional $40,111 is recommended for Fiscal Year 1998-99.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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