FY 2016 Appropriation

Utah State University - Eastern is an open access institution with campuses in Price and Blanding, and centers in Castle Dale, Monticello, Montezuma Creek, Monument Valley, and Navajo Mountain. It also runs centers in western Colorado and northern Arizona. The College serves community needs throughout southeastern Utah with a strong commitment to students for certification, general education, occupational training, and continuing education for personal enrichment, career enhancement, and lifelong learning.

Each institution in the USHE except the Utah College of Applied Technology has a separate line item for appropriated funds entitled Education and General (E&G). This line item is an institution's main line item, where most, if not all, of its instruction is funded.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $15,494,400 from all sources for USU - Eastern Education and General. This is an 8.9 percent increase from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $12,361,500 from the General/Education Funds, an increase of 1.8 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$178,200$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$133,600$0Education Fund
$44,600$0Dedicated Credits Revenue
No Description
Health Insurance - USHE & UCAT$56,800$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$42,600$0Education Fund
$14,200$0Dedicated Credits Revenue
No Description
Tuition Projections$141,300$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$141,300$0Dedicated Credits Revenue
No Description
USHE O & M New Education and General Program ($328,900)$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
($328,900)$0Education Fund
Transfer current/new funding to a new "O & M" Program within each institutions' Educaiton and General line item.
USHE Reallocation$41,000$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$41,000$0General Fund
No Description

Performance measures (Degrees Conferred, FTE Student Enrollment, and Graduation Rates) for USU Eastern are included in the Education and General line item.

The 2010 Legislature passed S.B. 69, "College of Eastern Utah Affiliation with Utah State University" which established Utah State University - College of Eastern Utah as a comprehensive regional college of Utah State University.

E&G line items have the following functions:

  1. Instruction -- All expenditures associated with instruction including academic, vocational and remedial education.
  2. Research -- All expenditures related to research and development.
  3. Public Service -- Funding for non-instructional services including the Cooperative Extension at Utah State University.
  4. Academic Support -- Support services to meet the primary mission of the institution such as libraries, museums, computer support and academic deans.
  5. Student Services -- Admissions and registration, counseling, financial aid, and career development, as well as the social aspect of college life such as student organizations and athletics.
  6. Institutional Support -- Expenditures associated with executive level activities such as the management of the institution, planning and programming, legal services, fiscal operations, administrative data processing, space management, and human resource management.
  7. Operation and Maintenance (O & M) of Facilities -- Expenses associated with the operation and maintenance of the physical plant including utilities and insurance.
  8. Scholarships and Fellowships -- Expenditures for scholarships and fellowships from restricted and unrestricted funds in the form of grants to students.

The sources of funding for Utah State University - Eastern are General Funds, Education Funds, and Dedicated Credits (tuition and fees).

Following the University's annual audit, minor changes were made in the FY 2010 actual funding, affecting the closing nonlapsing balances.

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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.