Program A: Constitution of 1974, Article VIII; R.S. 17:4; Act 18 of 1997
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, (c) application fees, and (d) 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 100.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 71.5% of the total request ($74,212,575) for this program. In addition to the statewide adjustments cited above, a major reason for the increase from the existing operating budget concerns the non-recurring adjustment made for $75,000 in general for installations of access capability to the Louisiana Online University Information System (LOUIS) at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. LOUIS is an online library system that automates and links 21 state college and university libraries.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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