The 2013 Executive Budget Document
George Mason University [ http://www.gmu.edu/ ]Mission Statement
George Mason University is pursuing four complementary paths: creation of a strong and vital undergraduate program to ensure the full development of its students; anticipation of the needs of the future through an emphasis on high technology; exposition of the public-policy implications of new societal directions; and promotion of the cultural life of its students and the region through an emphasis on the performing arts and humanities. The university views research as an integral part of the educational enterprise, involving both students and the faculty.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 143,243,610||$ 490,144,375||$ 331,031,963|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 129,283,113||$ 518,844,375||$ 337,664,147|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 126,973,733||$ 620,960,459||$ 353,074,732|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 122,654,399||$ 615,386,823||$ 357,224,977|
|2013 Addenda||$ 129,421,398||$ 671,983,911||$ 363,151,715|
|2013 Addenda||$ 0||$ 23,131,500||$ 17,151,750|
|2013 Total||$ 129,421,398||$ 695,115,411||$ 380,303,465|
|2014 Addenda||$ 131,359,789||$ 690,773,390||$ 363,771,409|
|2014 Addenda||$ 1,376,059||$ 30,749,560||$ 17,151,750|
|2014 Total||$ 132,735,848||$ 721,522,950||$ 380,923,159|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
Capital Totals for the Biennium
|$ 0||$ 4,027,000||$ 81,342,000|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Increase nongeneral fund appropriation and position levels to reflect additional tuition and fee revenueAdjusts appropriation to reflect additional tuition and fee revenues, previously approved by the Board of Visitors, to support the institution's educational and general programs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ 18,966,500 $ 25,083,810 Authorized Positions 157.00 157.00
Provide assistance for the general fund portion of agency Line of Duty Act costsProvides additional funding to cover the general fund share of Line of Duty Act costs for state agencies.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ 7,837
Increase position level and nongeneral fund appropriation to reflect additional auxiliary enterprise revenuesAdjusts appropriation to reflect increased expenditure activity in auxiliary enterprise programs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ 4,165,000 $ 5,665,750 Authorized Positions 40.00 40.00
Provide support to higher education institutions to achieve the goals of the Virginia Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011Provides funding to higher education institutions in support of achieving the goals of the Virginia Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011 (Top Jobs Act). The Top Jobs Act strives to incentivize higher education institutions to educate and graduate more Virginians, while encouraging more graduates in the sciences, technology, engineering, math, and health care fields, as well as supporting underrepresented students to graduate from higher education institutions. The goal is to achieve 100,000 additional undergraduate degrees by 2025 in order to keep the Commonwealth economically competitive, both nationally and internationally. The funding is also intended to slow the rising costs of tuition and fees in order to keep higher education both affordable and accessible.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ 1,368,222
Recommended Capital Budget Addenda
Expand the Central Utility Plant, Fairfax CampusProvides funding to support an additional hot water generator and one centrifugal chiller at the university's central plant. As a part of this effort, the project will provide additional service piping, installation of a cooling tower, and building out space needed for the hot water generator on the east end of the plant building. The project will be funded from the issuance of 9(d) bonds.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Bond Proceeds $ 0 $ 9,536,000
Authorize capital lease for Commerce BuildingAuthorizes George Mason University (GMU) to enter into a capital lease to provide additional research space on the Fairfax campus. The Commerce Buildings I and II, currently owned by the GMU Foundation, are vacant. The capital lease will provide the university with an opportunity to consolidate other leases and provide space for a new research center that will relocate to George Mason. Additionally, at the end of the 25-year lease term, the land and buildings will be conveyed to the university to meet future space needs.