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ERIC Number: ED417660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan-6
Pages: 96
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Fiscal Year 1999 Higher Education Budget Recommendations. Capital Improvements.
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
This report presents staff recommendations of the Illinois Board of Higher Education concerning budget recommendations for higher education capital improvements for fiscal year 1999. The report recommends funding for 33 projects at a total cost of $240.4 million including $31 million for technology enhancements, $189.4 million for regular capital projects, and $20 million for capital renewal projects. High priority is given to projects that promote the use of instructional technology, and improve existing facility and infrastructure resources such as the Illinois Century Network, a telecommunications backbone to provide high speed access to data, video, and audio communications for Illinois schools, libraries, colleges, and universities. Separate sections of text and data tables provide detail on overall capital budget recommendations, statewide initiatives, and the following specific institutions: Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Springfield, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Community Colleges, and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. (DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.