goes into impact July 1
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – No tuition improve for college kids for the twelfth straight yr and pay raises for college and workers are the highlights of the brand new fiscal yr price range at Jap Florida State Faculty.
The $89.2 million plan for Fiscal 12 months 2023-24 was unanimously accepted Monday by the school’s Board of Trustees. It goes into impact July 1.
“I’m assured the price range will accomplish our mission and in addition hold us on sound monetary footing. We’ll do it by staying targeted and residing inside our means in a fiscally sensible manner,” mentioned EFSC President Dr. Jim Richey.
Key components of the price range embrace:
• No tuition improve for college kids for the twelfth straight yr, which corresponds to the time Richey has been EFSC’s president.
The full for tuition and normal charges will stay $104 per credit score hour for decrease division programs for Florida residents.
The per credit score hour cost for higher division programs for Florida residents will stay $128.51, which is analogous to different establishments within the 28-member Florida Faculty System of which Jap Florida is a member.
“We try to maintain faculty training inexpensive and this exhibits our continued dedication to that objective. It’s making an enormous distinction for our college students and is one thing I’m personally pleased with as president,” mentioned Richey.
• A 2-percent elevate plus $1,000 for every college member within the third yr of a three-year collective bargaining settlement with the United School of Florida Brevard Chapter.
“Our college are second to none whether or not educating within the classroom or on-line. They’re the spine of the school and deserve our sturdy assist,” mentioned Richey.
Adjunct college may also obtain a further 3-percent elevate in compensation for every class they train.
• A 3-percent pay improve in base wage for all full-time and common part-time non-probationary workers, the third straight yr they’ve acquired a 3-percent pay hike.
Workers will begin seeing the extra cash of their July paycheck in what Richey known as “recognition of their dedication and professionalism.”
The school may also proceed paying 100% of the premium value for his or her base particular person well being plans, one thing Richey termed “a novel profit that’s important to serving to us retain our glorious workers,” mentioned Richey.
The price range absolutely funds all tutorial applications and contains value financial savings equivalent to not filling unneeded vacant positions.
The price range benefited from $4.8 million in further funds above final yr’s appropriation from the Florida Legislature.
“Our Florida leaders, with our governor main the best way, are extremely supportive of the Florida Faculty System and particularly our faculty. I’m very grateful for all their help,” mentioned Richey.
For info on the school’s tutorial applications, go to easternflorida.edu.