Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article VIII; R.S. 17:4; Act 18 of 1997
This program includes the following functional categories: Student Services (offices of admissions and the registrar and activities with the primary purpose of contributing to students' emotional and physical well-being and intellectual, cultural, and social development outside the context of the formal instruction program); Scholarships and Fellowships (grants to students resulting from selection by the institution or from an entitlement program and trainees stipends, prizes, and awards); and Institutional Support (central executive-level activities concerned with: management and long-range planning and programming for the entire institution; fiscal operations; administrative data processing; space management; employee personnel and records; procurement; storerooms; safety; security; printing; transportation services; and community and alumni relations).
The General Administration and General Expense Program provides leadership to Northwestern State University. The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs at Northwestern State University. Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration/support service programs will be reported next year.
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, interagency transfers, and fees and self-generated revenues. Interagency transfers include funds from the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts for security and instructional services provided by Northwestern State University. 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, and (e) other fees; (2) sales and services of educational activities; and (3) other revenues.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 102.2% of the existing operating budget. It represents 78.8% of the total request ($17,449,346) for this program. The major reasons for the increase from the existing operating budget are due to the statewide adjustments cited above.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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