Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2016

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7066-0025 - Performance Management Set Aside

Account Description FY 2015
FY 2016
House 1
7066-0025 Performance Management Set Aside
For the Performance Management Set Aside incentive program for the University of Massachusetts, state universities and community colleges; provided, that such funds shall be distributed by the commissioner of higher education to public institutions of higher education through a competitive grant process based on priorities determined by the board of higher education in pursuit of operational efficiency and goals articulated in the commonwealth's Vision Project; provided further, that funds shall be expended as required to adopt and publish a standard core of course offering and numbering that is honored for common credit toward degrees and certificates across the commonwealth's community colleges, state universities and University of Massachusetts campuses and that this work shall be completed by June 30, 2017; and provided further, that not more than $500,000 shall be made available through said grants for programs that focus on timely or accelerated student completion of associate and bachelor degree programs with lower and more predictable student costs
6,301,670 4,256,503

Decreased funding to meet projected need.


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