FY 2016 Appropriation

Public Service includes expenditures for non-instructional services beneficial to individuals and groups external to the University. The University of Utah has three programs within this line item: the Seismograph Stations, the Museum of Natural History, and the State Arboretum.

Detail on each program can be found by following the links in the table below.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $1,562,900 from all sources for Public Service. This is a 9.2 percent reduction from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $1,562,300 from the General/Education Funds, a reduction of 9.2 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Appropriation Adjustments

In addition to statewide compensation and internal service fund cost increases, the following appropriation adjustments were made during the 2015 General Session:

DescriptionOngoingOne-Time Compensation - USHE & UCAT$28,800$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$28,800$0Education Fund
No Description
Health Insurance - USHE & UCAT$6,800$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$6,800$0Education Fund
No Description
Museum of Natural History$150,000$150,000
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$150,000$0General Fund
$0$150,000General Fund, One-time
Eliminate building block provided in the 2014 General Session for the Museum of Natural History. Ongoing funding of $903,000 remains in the Higher Education Budget.
USHE O & M New Education and General Program ($493,700)$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
($493,700)$0Education Fund
Transfer current/new funding to a new "O & M" Program within each institutions' Educaiton and General line item.

Museum Admissions, School visits

The number of admissions and school visits to the Natural History Museum of Utah and the number of admissions to the State Arboretum are the performance measurements indicated by the Public Service line item. Significant increases in Museum admissions is due, at least in part, to the new and expanded facility. Arboretum admissions have increased about 3% annually.

University of Utah Natural History Museum

University of Utah Natural History Museum

University of Utah State Arboretum

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COBI contains unaudited data as presented to the Legislature by state agencies at the time of publication. For audited financial data see the State of Utah's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.