The 2009 Executive Budget Document
Virginia State UniversityMission Statement
Virginia State University promotes and sustains academic programs that integrate instruction, research, and extension/public service in a design most responsive to the needs and endeavors of individuals and groups within its scope of influence. The University is dedicated to the promotion of knowledgeable, perceptive, and humane citizens secure in their self-awareness, equipped for personal fulfillment, sensitive to the needs and aspirations of others, and committed to assuming productive roles in a challenging and ever-changing global society.Operating Budget History
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Positions|
|2005 Appropriation||$ 29,723,681||$ 57,850,263||752.06|
|2006 Appropriation||$ 31,257,407||$ 60,064,830||752.06|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 35,226,314||$ 67,775,131||754.06|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 37,187,802||$ 69,353,143||760.06|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Positions|
|2009 Base Budget||$ 38,088,910||$ 80,707,270||770.06|
|2009 Addenda||$ (1,261,557)||$ 0||0.00|
|2009 Total||$ 36,827,353||$ 80,707,270||770.06|
|2010 Base Budget||$ 38,088,910||$ 87,784,023||772.06|
|2010 Addenda||$ (163,719)||$ 3,500,000||1.00|
|2010 Total||$ 37,925,191||$ 91,284,023||773.06|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Increase nongeneral fund appropriation to reflect additional auxiliary enterprise program revenueAdjusts the nongeneral fund appropriation to accommodate additional revenue for existing auxiliary enterprise programs, especially in residential operations and dining services. For 2010, $1.5 million (NGF).
Increase nongeneral fund appropriation for sponsored program revenueAdjusts the institution's budget to reflect increases in nongeneral fund revenue from federal sources. For 2010, $2.0 million (NGF).
Transfer support from the Tuition Moderation Incentive Fund to the FY 2009 eligible participantsProvides funds for institutions that met the eligibility requirements for the FY 2009 Tuition Moderation Incentive Fund. This transfer represents the institution's amount listed in Chapter 879, 2008 Acts of Assembly. For 2010, $250,000 (GF).
Reflect Governor’s October reductions in agency budgetsReflects the reductions approved by Governor Kaine in October 2008 for 2009 and the corresponding continuation of savings in 2010. See Part D of this document for reduction details. For 2009, a decrease of $1.3 million (GF). For 2010, a decrease of $3.8 million (GF).
Implement targeted reductionsImplements targeted reductions for 2009 and 2010 included in Governor Kaine's 2008-2010 Budget Reduction Plan. Reduction details can be found in Part D of this document. For 2010, a decrease of $26,919 (GF).
Increase support for manufacturing engineering and logistics technologyProvides additional support for the institution's manufacturing engineering and logistics technology programs to better prepare the Commonwealth's science and engineering workforce for the increasing demands of the aerospace industry. For 2010, $1.5 million (GF) and an increase of one position.
Increase undergraduate student financial assistanceIncreases funding for need-based financial aid for in-state undergraduate students. For 2010, $1.9 million (GF).
Capital Totals for the Biennium
|$ 0||$ 3,125,000||$ 0|
Recommended Capital Budget Addenda
Renovate Rogers StadiumProvides supplemental appropriation to permit the institution to upgrade the track in the stadium to standards that will permit state and national track events. The infield will also be reconfigured so that both football and soccer can be played at the facility. For the biennium, $3.1 million (NGF).
Budget Reduction Strategies
October Reduction Strategies
Implement higher education savings strategies
Institutions of higher education will implement strategies to capture savings through administrative streamlining, implementing program efficiencies and realignment. When identifying areas of savings, consideration will be given to preserving the core mission of the institution to ensure the delivery of quality instruction and student services. Included in this recommendation are estimated position reductions and layoffs for Virginia State University. The institution will identify specific position reductions and layoffs upon approval of a final reduction plan by the Board of Visitors.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (1,261,557) $ (3,784,670)
December Reduction Strategies
Remove additional funding for pay practices
Removes the half-percent pay practices funding granted to Executive branch agencies in the 2006-08 biennium.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ 0 $ (26,919)