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        PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 992                       PRINTER'S NO. 1296



No. 890 Session of 1997


           APRIL 2, 1997

                                  A SUPPLEMENT

     1  To the act of November 30, 1965 (P.L.843, No.355), entitled "An
     2     act providing for the establishment and operation of Temple
     3     University as an instrumentality of the Commonwealth to serve
     4     as a State-related university in the higher education system
     5     of the Commonwealth; providing for change of name; providing
     6     for the composition of the board of trustees; terms of
     7     trustees, and the power and duties of such trustees;
     8     providing for preference to Pennsylvania residents in
     9     tuition; providing for public support and capital
    10     improvements; authorizing appropriations in amounts to be
    11     fixed annually by the General Assembly; providing for the
    12     auditing of accounts of expenditures from said
    13     appropriations; authorizing the issuance of bonds exempt from
    14     taxation within the Commonwealth; requiring the President to
    15     make an annual report of the operations of Temple
    16     University," making appropriations for carrying the same into
    17     effect; providing for a basis for payments of such
    18     appropriations; and providing a method of accounting for the
    19     funds appropriated and for certain fiscal information
    20     disclosure.

    21     The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    22  hereby enacts as follows:
    23     Section 1.  The following sums, or as much thereof as may be
    24  necessary, are hereby appropriated to the Trustees of Temple
    25  University for the fiscal year July 1, 1997, to June 30, 1998,
    26  for the purposes and in the amounts as shown:

     1     (1)  For educational and general expenses......  $141,767,000  <--
     2     (1)  FOR EDUCATION AND GENERAL EXPENSES. NO                    <--
     6  RESIDENT STUDENTS.................................  $141,767,000
     7     (2)  For instruction - Doctor of Medicine only.     8,471,000
     8     (3)  For operation of dental clinics in the
     9  school of dentistry...............................     1,051,000
    10     (4)  To enhance the recruitment and retention
    11  of disadvantaged students.........................       327,000
    12     (5)  For maxillofacial prosthodontics..........       128,000
    13     Section 2.  Payments to Temple University on account of the
    14  appropriations for all items as provided in section 1 shall be
    15  made on the basis of costs during the fiscal year.
    16     Section 3.  If necessary, Temple University may transfer
    17  funds among the appropriations listed in section 1(1) and (2),
    18  provided, that the aggregate amount transferred into or out of
    19  each appropriation during the fiscal year shall not exceed 5% of
    20  the amount specifically appropriated for that purpose.
    21     Section 4.  (a)  Payment to Temple University of the
    22  appropriations provided in section 1 shall be made monthly
    23  during the fiscal year.
    24     (b)  Such monthly payments shall be made in accordance with
    25  the provisions of section 2 on the basis of estimated costs. The
    26  estimate of costs shall be submitted by Temple University to the
    27  Secretary of Education, the General Assembly and the State
    28  Treasurer not later than 30 days prior to the date on which such
    29  payment is to be made.
    30     Section 5.  (a)  Temple University shall apply the moneys
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     1  appropriated by this act only for such purposes as are permitted
     2  in this act and shall at all times maintain proper records
     3  showing the application of such moneys. Not later than 120 days
     4  after the close of the fiscal year to which this act relates,
     5  Temple University shall file, with the Secretary of Education,
     6  the General Assembly and the Auditor General of the
     7  Commonwealth, a statement setting forth the amounts and purposes
     8  of all expenditures made from moneys appropriated by this act
     9  and other university accounts during said fiscal year, as
    10  provided in section 2, used as a basis for receipt of any
    11  appropriation during said fiscal year.
    12     (b)  Such statement of expenditures and costs shall be
    13  reviewed by the Auditor General of the Commonwealth, and he
    14  shall have the right, in respect to the moneys appropriated by
    15  this act, to audit and disallow expenditures made for purposes
    16  not permitted by this act and to cause such sums to be recovered
    17  and paid by Temple University to the State Treasurer. In respect
    18  to expenditures made by the university from moneys other than
    19  those appropriated by this act, the Auditor General shall have
    20  the right to review only, and he shall file annually with the
    21  General Assembly such information concerning said expenditures
    22  as the General Assembly or any of its committees may require.
    23     Section 6.  A report shall be submitted to the Governor and
    24  the Appropriations and Education Committees of the Senate and
    25  House of Representatives and shall include data for all programs
    26  except the Doctor of Medicine program. The report, to be
    27  submitted prior to September 1, 1998, shall cover the 12-month
    28  period beginning with the summer term 1997 and shall include:
    29     (1)  The following counts and distributions for each term
    30  during the period:
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     1     (i)  The definitions and numbers of faculty members employed
     2  full time, of faculty members employed part time, of full-time
     3  students enrolled in graduate courses, of full-time students
     4  enrolled in undergraduate courses, of part-time students
     5  enrolled in graduate courses and of part-time students enrolled
     6  in undergraduate courses.
     7     (ii)  The total numbers of undergraduate student credit
     8  hours, divided into lower division and upper division course
     9  levels, and of graduate student credit hours divided into three
    10  course levels--master's, first professional and doctoral.
    11     (iii)  The number of different courses scheduled by level of
    12  instruction and the number of sections of individual instruction
    13  scheduled by level of instruction, each further subdivided by
    14  two-digit Classification of Instructional Program (CIP)
    15  categories of instructional programs of higher education as
    16  defined by the National Center for Education Statistics, United
    17  States Department of Education.
    18     (iv)  The number of terms scheduled and the dates thereof.
    19     (2)  For the summer term and the following academic year in
    20  total and for each two-digit CIP program category, a
    21  classification of faculty members or other professional
    22  employees by title, including: professor, associate professor,
    23  assistant professor, instructor, lecturer, research associate,
    24  librarian and academic administrator; faculty members or other
    25  professional employees under each title to be subdivided by type
    26  of assignment: teaching and nonteaching; and each such set of
    27  faculty members or other professional employees to be further
    28  subdivided by type of employment: full-time or part-time; and
    29  the following aggregates for each such subdivided
    30  classification:
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     1     (i)  The number of faculty and other professional employees
     2  and their full-time equivalence in instructional and
     3  noninstructional functions.
     4     (ii)  The sum of credits assigned to undergraduate classroom
     5  courses and the sum of credits assigned to graduate classroom
     6  courses taught, divided into lower division, upper division,
     7  master's, first professional and doctoral course levels.
     8     (iii)  The sum of credits assigned to undergraduate
     9  individual instruction courses and the sum of credits assigned
    10  to graduate individual instruction courses taught, divided into
    11  lower division, upper division, master's, first professional and
    12  doctoral course levels.
    13     (iv)  The sum of undergraduate classroom student credit hours
    14  and the sum of graduate classroom student credit hours
    15  generated, divided into lower division, upper division,
    16  master's, first professional and doctoral course levels.
    17     (v)  The sum of undergraduate individual instruction student
    18  credit hours and the sum of graduate individual instruction
    19  student credit hours generated, divided into lower division,
    20  upper division, master's, first professional and doctoral course
    21  levels.
    22     (vi)  The total salary paid for instructional functions and
    23  for noninstructional functions and the amount of this salary
    24  paid for each of these functions from university funds, Federal
    25  funds and other funds.
    26     (3)  For each term of the period covered for each faculty
    27  member employed full time identified by two-digit CIP program
    28  category and title, the report shall contain an analysis of the
    29  average hours per week spent in university-related activities,
    30  stating specifically hours spent in undergraduate classroom
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     1  contact and graduate classroom contact, hours spent in
     2  preparation, hours spent in research and hours spent in public
     3  service.
     4     Section 7.  In addition to the requirements in section 6
     5  relative to this appropriation, each report covering the 12-
     6  month period beginning with the summer term 1997 shall include
     7  for all programs of the university:
     8     (1)  Minimum number of credits required for a baccalaureate
     9  degree and for a master's degree.
    10     (2)  Number of bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, first
    11  professional degrees and doctoral degrees awarded in 1993, 1994,
    12  1995, 1996, 1997 and estimated 1998.
    13     Section 8.  (a)  The following words and phrases when used in
    14  this section shall have the meanings given to them in this
    15  subsection unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
    16     "Academic and administrative support units."  Any
    17  organizational entity, as defined in the organizational manual
    18  of the university, that reports directly to the president of the
    19  university, chief academic officer or vice president, including
    20  the office of the president, chief academic officer and vice
    21  president.
    22     "Expenditures."  Disbursements of State appropriations,
    23  tuition and fees supporting educational and general categories
    24  as defined in the Higher Education Finance Manual, Department of
    25  Health, Education and Welfare, 1975, or disbursement, supported
    26  by State appropriations, tuition or fees, to support a defined
    27  project or program under subsection (b)(3).
    28     "Revenue."  All State appropriations and tuition and fees.
    29     (b)  Temple University shall disclose the following:
    30     (1)  Revenue and expenditure budgets of the university's
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     1  academic and administrative support units for the current fiscal
     2  year.
     3     (2)  The actual revenue and expenditures for the prior year
     4  in the same format as the information reported under paragraph
     5  (1).
     6     (3)  For any defined project or program which is the subject
     7  of a specific line item appropriation from the General Fund, the
     8  university shall disclose the following:
     9     (i)  Revenue and expenditure budgets of the defined program
    10  or project for the current fiscal year.
    11     (ii)  The actual revenue and expenditures of the defined
    12  program or project for the prior year in the same format as the
    13  information reported under paragraph (1).
    14     (4)  The revenue and expenditures of any auxiliary enterprise
    15  which is directly funded in whole or in part by tuition or a
    16  State appropriation for the current fiscal year.
    17     (c)  The university shall provide the following additional
    18  information for the prior fiscal year for each academic or
    19  administrative support unit, for each defined project or program
    20  and for any auxiliary enterprise:
    21     (1)  The number of employees by academic rank and by
    22  classification the number of administrators, staff, clerical and
    23  technical service employees.
    24     (2)  Median and mean salary by academic rank and by
    25  classification the median and mean salaries of administrators,
    26  staff, clerical and technical service employees.
    27     (3)  Nonsalary compensation as a percentage of salary.
    28  Nonsalary compensation shall include, but not be limited to,
    29  medical benefits, life insurance benefits, pension benefits,
    30  leave benefits, employer Social Security payments and workers'
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     1  compensation benefits.
     2     (4)  A statement of the university's retirement policies.
     3     (5)  A policy statement relating to a reduction of tuition
     4  for employees' family members.
     5     (6)  A list of purchase of service contracts which exceed
     6  $1,000 by category of service, including, but not limited to,
     7  legal, instructional, management, accounting, architecture,
     8  public relations and maintenance. The list shall contain the
     9  name and address of the contractor, a statement of the nature of
    10  the duties of the contractor and the academic and administrative
    11  support unit for which the duties are performed. If a purchase
    12  of service contract exceeds 10% of the total aggregate
    13  expenditure of the contract category per academic or
    14  administrative support unit, then the contracted amount shall
    15  also be listed.
    16     (7)  A list of purchase of goods contracts which exceed
    17  $1,000. The list shall contain the name and address of the
    18  contractor and a list of the goods purchased and the academic or
    19  administrative support unit for which such goods were
    20  contracted. If a purchase of goods contract exceeds 10% of the
    21  total aggregate expenditure per academic or administrative
    22  support unit, then the contracted amount shall also be listed.
    23     (8)  A list by academic or administrative support unit in the
    24  aggregate, of the expenses of travel, subsistence and lodging,
    25  whether provided or reimbursed.
    26     (d)  The university shall submit a report of the information
    27  under subsections (b) and (c) to the Education Committee of the
    28  Senate and the Appropriations Committee of the Senate and the
    29  Education Committee of the House of Representatives and the
    30  Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives. In
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     1  addition, the university shall submit a copy of the report to
     2  each of the following:
     3     (1)  Governor's Office.
     4     (2)  Secretary of Education.
     5     (3)  State Treasurer.
     6     (4)  Auditor General.
     7     (5)  Joint State Government Commission.
     8  Each such institution shall maintain a copy of the report in the
     9  institution's library and shall submit a copy to each of the
    10  four State regional library resource centers.
    11     (e)  A university's report required to be submitted under
    12  this section shall be submitted within 180 days of the close of
    13  the university's current fiscal year.
    14     (f)  The Joint State Government Commission shall develop a
    15  statistical comparison analysis recognizing differences in
    16  missions from the reports made under this section. A majority of
    17  the members of the commission may request additional
    18  documentation, except for salary or identity of individuals,
    19  necessary to complete the comparative analysis. The comparison
    20  shall be provided to the Education Committee of the Senate and
    21  the Appropriations Committee of the Senate and the Education
    22  Committee of the House of Representatives and the Appropriations
    23  Committee of the House of Representatives and the four State
    24  regional libraries.
    25     (g)  The university shall make a copy of the minutes of each
    26  public meeting of the institution's board of trustees, as well
    27  as a copy of the institution's integrated postsecondary
    28  education data systems report, available for public inspection
    29  in the institution's library.
    30     Section 9.  Temple University shall provide full, complete
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     1  and accurate information as may be required by the Department of
     2  Education or the majority chairman or the minority chairman of
     3  the Appropriations Committee of the Senate or the majority
     4  chairman or the minority chairman of the Appropriations
     5  Committee of the House of Representatives.
     6     Section 10.  Temple University shall report its revenues and
     7  expenditures and present its financial statements required under
     8  the provisions of this act in accordance with generally accepted
     9  accounting principles and procedures for educational
    10  institutions as set forth in the "Higher Education Finance
    11  Manual, United States Department of Health, Education and
    12  Welfare (1975)" and the "Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Budget
    13  Instructions for the State System of Higher Education, State-
    14  Related Universities and Non-State-Related Colleges and
    15  Universities."
    16     Section 11.  This act shall take effect July 1, 1997, or
    17  immediately, whichever is later.

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