ERIC Number: ED447760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Dec-13
Reference Count: N/A
Fiscal Year 2002 Higher Education Budget Recommendations. Implementing the Illinois Commitment: Partnerships, Opportunities, and Excellence.
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
This document presents fiscal year 2002 budget recommendations for Illinois higher education operations, grants, and capital improvements. For operations and grants, state general funds of $2,654.5 million are recommended, an increase of $143.8 million. New funds are targeted to address the six goals of the Illinois Commitment: Partnerships, Opportunities, and Excellence, with particular focus on strengthening the quality of academic programs, improving the competitiveness of faculty and staff salaries, increasing the number of information technology graduates, improving technology instruction, strengthening school-college partnerships, and addressing deferred maintenance. Capital improvement projects totaling $540 million are recommended, focusing on projects to protect the state's investment in existing facilities and ensuring adequate facilities for today's training, instruction, and research. Chapter 1 of this report presents an executive summary. Chapter 2 discusses recommendations in the context of goals and priorities of the Illinois Commitment and imperatives of the national report card. Chapters 3-8 detail the operations and grants budget recommendations by institution and agency. Chapters 9-11 describe each project in the capital budget recommendations. Appended are related higher education data and public universities and Illinois mathematics and science academy program narratives. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), Educational Finance, Facility Improvement, Grants, Higher Education, Operating Expenses
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, 431 East Adams Street, Second Floor, Springfield, IL 62701-1418. Tel: 217-782-2551.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois