Legislative Session 2015

SLCC 2015 Legislative Priorities

Compensation (75% State Portion)

  • 3% performance based compensation
  • 5% health/dental benefit increases

Mission Based Funding

A. Student Participation – $1,500,000

The focus of these funds is to provide the capacity to ensure access to quality programs for a growing number of students.

SLCC Site Support $ 720,000
OIT Support for Student Access & Success  $ 377,100
Academic Achievement $ 147,900
SLCC Infrastructure Support $ 255,000

B. Distinctive Mission – $1,948,800

Distinctive Mission funding is used to assist institutions in initiatives that are distinct to the individual mission of each institution which also support statewide goals and objectives approved by the Board of Regents.

Competency Based Education (CBE)  $ 475,000
Learning & Tutoring Resources $ 235,000
Classroom Technology $ 898,000
Adjunct Support for Gateway Courses  $ 340,000

Performance Funding — $5,000,000

Enhanced Cybersecurity

The Chief Information Officers (CIOs) of institutions within USHE are requesting $2,100,000 to better equip USHE institutions to protect against attacks on institutional networks.

Westpointe CTE Building  $ 39,300,000

Capital Improvements   1.1% 

SLCC 2014 Legislative Priorities