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					                                                                                                                             Georgia College & State University

                                                                                                                                      Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Proposal

                                                                                                          Date:              10/25/2007                             Submitted by:      M.F. Digby

                                                                                                          Department
                                                                                                          or School:         SOLAS                                  Approved by:
                                                                                                                                                                                         Briefly
                                                                                             One-Time                                                                                   Describe      Dollar Amount
                 Description of Initiative or Item Requested                                    or
                                                                                                                  Enter a Dollar Amount for Each Category            This column        Source of      of Matching
                                                                                             Recurring                                                               will auto fill.     Match            Funds
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Enter the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         amount of
Briefly describe the initiative and show how it advances the mission of the unit and the      Insert an R                                                                                             matching funds
Institutional Strategic Direction that applies . List requests in priority order from             for                           Operating                                                              from grants,
highest to lowest. Please indicate if this is a phased or multi-year request. Requests for   recurring, or    Personal          (Supplies,                                                Describe     contracts or
up to 3 years are permissible. In subsequent years, please note that the request is the      a T for one-     Services          materials,                             Total new          Source of     internal re-
second or third year of a multi-year request. If requesting positions, indicate EFT and          time      (Include salary    registrations,                         funding being     matching or re- direction you
include an additional 35% of base salary for cost of benefits.                                 requests     and benefits)      dues, etc.)     Travel   Equipment      requested       directed funds   may have.
Academic Program of Distinction--Science to Serve. Initially requesting 0.5 EFT museum
director and increase of current 0.025 EFT administrative assistant for Science Educaton
Center to 1.0 EFT--SD 2, 1                                                                   R                 54,000             1,000                                 55,000
Academic Program of Distinction--Creative Writing. Initially requesting increased stipends
for MFA graduate assistantships; stipend for poet-in-residence; professional dev't
expenses for MFA staff; expenses for promotion and publicity; and scholarships for
Creative Writing Fellows--SD 2, 1                                                          R                   48,800            15,000        5,000                    68,800
Academic Program of Distinction--O'Connor. Initially requesting funds for promotion and
publicity only--SD 2, 1                                                                    R                                      1,000                                  1,000
USG STEM initiative--0.75 EFT Assistant Professor Physics; approved as part of USG
funding intitiative, to work towards creating Physics major, increase numbers of secondary
physics teachers--SD 2, 4, 1                                                                                                                                                0          USG STEM          65,000
USG STEM Initiative--0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Math Education; approved as part
of USG funding initiative, to work towards increasing numbers of secondary and middle
school math teachers; plus operating support--SD 2, 4, 1                                                                                                                    0          USG STEM          65,000
USG STEM Initiative--0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Biology Science Education; part of
GCSU STEM program, to work towards increasing numbers of secondary and middle
school science teachers--SD 2, 4, 1                                                          R                 63,500             1,000         500                     65,000
USG STEM Initiative--0.75 Lecturer in Math; part of GCSU STEM program, support for
core efforts; plus operating support--SD 2, 4, 1                                             R                 45,000             1,000         500                     46,500         lapsed funds       5,000

Music Dep't operating funds to pay royalties for copyrighted music and for various items
(costumes, props, set pieces) for musical productions--would prevent lawsuits for copyright
violation; support for major and for community outreach--SD 2, 4, 1                         R                                    10,000                                 10,000
Art gallery and artist-in-residence operating budget. Currently has no separate operating
budget. Would support rapidly growing Art program, efforts toward new museum studies
program, and community outreach--SD 2, 4, 1                                                  R                                   25,000                                 25,000
Music Dep't space needs--lighting and seating in Max Noah; lockers for musical
instruments; support for the major and for community outreach--should go into MRR
request--SD 2, 4, 1                                                                          T                                                           115,000        115,000
Theatre program space modifications in Porter Hall; relatively minor modifications can
significantly increase instructional space; support growing major and for community
outreach--should go into MRR request--SD 2, 4, 1                                             T                  20,000                                      20,000
Administrative support for new USG program in Trans-Atlantic Studies; GCSU is one of 7
USG universities participating in US Dep't of Ed grant to start new on-line BA in Trans-
Atlantic studies, an outgrowth of the USG European Union Certificate Program. Supports
globalization efforts--SD 2, 1, 4                                                            R                  6,000          3,000                         9,000     US DoE grant       1,188

One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of French--now there is only one full-time French
professor (the dep't chair) and a soon-to-be-fully-retired part-time instructor. Only limited
offerings are available in that language. Would support Area F requirements for all SoLAS
majors and new general education requirement--SD 2, 1                                         R   63,500        1,000           500                         65,000

One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Geography. Would support dev't of new major, and
provide support in the core and in growing environmental science major--SD 2, 1              R    63,500        1,000           500                         65,000

One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Biology, in Anatomy & Physiology. Would support
STEM initiative and USG expansion of Nursing program. A&P is required course for
Nursing majors. Also support for growing major and for core--SD 2, 4, 1                      R    63,500        1,000           500                         65,000

One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Physics. Would support STEM initiative and planned
major in physics. Also support for growing major and for core--SD 2, 4, 1              R          63,500        1,000           500                         65,000
One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Mass Communications, in Advertising. Would
support rapidly growing major with few faculty. SD 2, 4, 1                             R          63,500        1,000           500                         65,000
One 1.0 EFT secretary with time divided between Biology Dep't and Mass Comm program.
Both have large numbers of majors (300 + each). Bio now has one full-time administrative
ass't and Mass Comm has one half-time. SD 2, 1                                           R        40,500         500                                        41,000

One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of History, in non-western area. Would support growing
major and provide support for core and for globalization efforts. SD 2, 1               R         63,500        1,000           500                         65,000
One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Art History. Would support core (Area B, C) and
effort to develop Art History major. SD 2, 1                                            R         63,500        1,000           500                         65,000
One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Music, in Strings. Would support core (Area B,
C)and major, provide applied lessons for growing number of students, as well as support
dev't of strings orchestra. SD 2, 1, 4                                                       R    63,500        1,000           500                         65,000
One 0.75 EFT Assistant Professor of Philosophy, joint with IDST. Would support core
(Area B, C) and major. Would alleviate the concerns over the ethics course in Area B of
the core is now taught predominantly by part-time faculty. SD 2, 1, 4                        R    63,500        1,000           500                         65,000

One 0.50 EFT costume manager for Theatre program. We now have a technical director
but no costume manager. Would manage costume shop and student labor. Would
support music and dance programs. Community out-reach. SD 2, 1, 4                            R    35,100        1,000           500                         36,600
Student lab assistants and supplemental student instruction for Chemistry Dep't. Would
support STEM initiative, core, and growing major.                                            R    36,200                                                    36,200
Classroom technology. Sympodium systems for 20 classrooms; projectors for 3
classrooms; videotaping equipment for Mass Comm; Psych student training
lab;Smartboards in Herty; new language lab; classroom computers for Porter, Mayfair,
Blackbridge. Requested from Student Technology Fee Committee                                 T                                               541,044        541,044
Total amount requested                                                                            894,600      90,500         14,000        656,044       1,655,144                     136,188

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or text. Only the cells where you actually enter data are accessible to you. Text cells, such as the one in which you will describe the budget initiative (column A) or the cell where you provide
information about matching funds (column G) will expand as you type to allow as much space as needed. Enter a "T" for one-time requests or an "R" for recurring requests in Column B. Enter whole
dollar amounts in column C - F. Column G will automatically keep a total dollar value for your request. Any amount you enter for available matching or re-directed funds in Column H will be viewed
favorably during the evaluation of your initiative.
information about matching funds (column G) will expand as you type to allow as much space as needed. Enter a "T" for one-time requests or an "R" for recurring requests in Column B. Enter whole
dollar amounts in column C - F. Column G will automatically keep a total dollar value for your request. Any amount you enter for available matching or re-directed funds in Column H will be viewed
favorably during the evaluation of your initiative.

				
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