ERIC Number: ED417661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan-6
Reference Count: N/A
Fiscal Year 1999 Higher Education Budget Recommendations. Operations and Grants.
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 operations and grants for fiscal year 1999. General funds recommendations total $2,207.1 million, an increase of 6.1 percent over 1998 appropriations. Recommendations are also included for locally-held university income funds and other state appropriated funds. New state resources are recommended for the following high priority areas: integrating technology, teaching, and learning; preparing Illinois' workforce; strengthening the quality of undergraduate education; improving student access and affordability; protecting the state's public colleges and universities' physical facilities from deterioration; fostering research and economic development; and strengthening the academic base of institutions. Separate sections of text and data tables provide more information and financial detail on: preparing for the 21st century, public universities, community colleges, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, grant programs, and agencies and retirement. Related higher education data are appended in tables which detail: general funds expenditures by sector, expenditures from 1970 to 1998, comparison of tuition/fees with economic indicators (1985-1998), annual tuition rates at Illinois public universities, and cost study credit hours at Illinois institutions of higher education. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.