The total represents an increase of 5.1 percent from last year's total of $880 million. The university also has received a one-time state appropriation of $4.54 million to spend on technology needs for 1997-98.
In presenting the 1997-98 overall budget, Kenneth P. Burns, vice president for business services and assistant treasurer, said: "As the first year of a two-year integrated budget plan, we are able to address inflationary budget pressures and apply significant resources toward our continuing technology-related expenditures."
Purdue President Steven C. Beering said: "We are grateful that the 1997-98 budget will allow us to give merit increases that keep Purdue competitive and to address our ever-expanding needs for improvements in undergraduate computing capabilities, new innovations in teaching technologies, and state-of-the-art equipment that prepares our students for success in the workplace."
Operating budgets approved for the individual Purdue campuses and Statewide Technology, and the previous fiscal year's budgets, are:
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The university's operating budgets consist of four major budget groups:
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