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2008 Legislative Agenda (Cont.)

FY09 Appropriation Request

1. Global economy and economic development

  1. Support for current operating obligations: $43,100,000
  2. Quality/access course improvements: $52,550,000
  3. Endowed chairs $125m bond issue: $19,100,000

2. Reduction of financial barriers

  1. Oklahoma's Promise (Certified Increase): $5,900,000
  2. Academic Scholars: $400,000
  3. Equalize the OTAG award amount: $4,800,000
  4. OTAG funding for all eligible students: $18,700,000
  5. Concurrent enrollment: $350,000
  6. Reach Higher program: $200,000

3. Office of Accountability: $130,000

Total New FY09 Funds: $145,230,000
Total FY09 Appropriation: $1,221,600,669
Percent Difference From FY08 Appropriation: 11.15%

Contact Information
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

Glen D. Johnson, Chancellor,