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Program A: Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article VIII, Section 7; R.S. 17:1421, Act 83 of 1977, Act 313 of 1975; Act 52 of 1978

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors is to carry out the system mission of creating an environment of learning and exploration which will provide the citizens of Louisiana with the opportunities and benefits of a full-scale university endowed with special responsibilities of a land grant institution to effect improvement in the quality of life of the people of the state.

The goal of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors is to aid the LSU system in the development of the highest levels of intellectual and professional endeavor in programs of instruction, research, and public service.

The Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors 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 Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors provides leadership and support to the LSU system. The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs in the LSU 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 Board has provided the following information for FY 1998-99:

1. The LSU Board of Supervisors will create a system of education that serves the people of Louisiana as an instrument for discovery and as a delivery system for the transmission of knowledge in FY 1998-99.

1 Initial estimated levels of activity.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The source of funding for this program is the general fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$1,584,665

$1,584,665

24

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$1,584,665

$1,584,665

24

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$1,398

$1,398

0

 

Annualization of 1997 -'98 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$1,454

$1,454

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

($2,847)

($2,847)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$2,849

$2,849

0

 

Adjustment(s) for Civil Service, Training and Other Statewide Interagency Transfer Activities

($456)

($456)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

$24,597

$24,597

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$22,905

$22,905

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$1,634,565

$1,634,565

24

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$49,900

$49,900

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 103.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 25.7% of the total request ($6,353,964) for this program. The major reasons for the increase from the existing operating budget are due to the statewide adjustments cited above.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

This program does not have a specific allocation for Other Charges for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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