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19-621 Nicholls State University

Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: Nicholls State University (Nicholls) primarily services a 13-parish area in the boot of south Louisiana. As an open admissions institution, Nicholls serves the educational needs of this population primarily through undergraduate programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences, and in the professional areas of business, education, and nursing. Graduate programs below the doctoral level are offered primarily in business administration and education.

Peer Institutions: Jacksonville State University, Arkansas Tech University, The University of West Florida, Georgia College, Salisbury State University, Jackson State University, Western Carolina University, Southeastern Oklahoma State Universality, Winthrop University, and Austin Peay State University.

BUDGET SUMMARY

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

In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $843,013 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)

 

$1,062,087

State General Fund by:

 

 

     Fees & Self-gen. Revenues

 

825,526

 

 

 

Federal Funds

 

        3,138

 

 

 

Total

 

$1,890,752

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