THE STATE SCHOOL AID ACT OF 1979 (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1979
388.1845 Information to be available on website; "best practice" measures; icon badge; data items; determination of compliance with section.
(1) Within 30 days after the board of a public university adopts its annual operating budget for the following school fiscal year, or after the board adopts a subsequent revision to that budget, the public university shall make all of the following available through a link on its website homepage in a form and manner prescribed by the department of technology, management, and budget:
(a) The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.
(b) A summary of current expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed as pie charts in the following 2 categories:
(i) A chart of personnel expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:
(A) Earnings and wages.
(B) Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long-term care benefits.
(C) Retirement benefit costs.
(D) All other personnel costs.
(ii) A chart of all current expenditures the public university reported as part of its higher education institutional data inventory data under section 241(2), broken into the same subcategories in which it reported those data.
(c) Links to all of the following for the public university:
(i) The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit.
(ii) Each health care benefits plan, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, or any other type of benefits that would constitute health care services, offered to any bargaining unit or employee of the public university.
(iii) Audits and financial reports for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available.
(iv) Campus security policies and crime statistics pursuant to the student right-to-know and campus security act, Public Law 101-542, 104 Stat. 2381. Information shall include all material prepared pursuant to the public information reporting requirements under the crime awareness and campus security act of 1990, title II of the student right-to-know and campus security act, Public Law 101-542, 104 Stat. 2381.
(d) A list of all positions funded partially or wholly through institutional general fund revenue that includes the position title, name, and annual salary or wage amount for each position.
(2) A public university shall provide a dashboard or report card demonstrating the university's performance in several "best practice" measures. The dashboard or report card shall include at least all of the following for the 3 most recent school years for which the data are available:
(b) Student retention rate.
(c) Six-year graduation rates.
(d) Number of Pell grant recipients.
(e) Geographic origination of students, categorized as in-state, out-of-state, and international.
(f) Faculty to student ratios and total university employee to student ratios.
(g) Teaching load by faculty classification.
(h) Graduation outcome rates, including employment and continuing education.
(3) For statewide consistency and public visibility, public universities must use the icon badge provided by the department of technology, management, and budget consistent with the icon badge developed by the department of education for K-12 school districts. It must appear on the front of each public university's homepage. The size of the icon may be reduced to 150 x 150 pixels. The font size and style for this reporting must be consistent with other documents on each university's website. To be in compliance with this section, all data elements defined in this section must be available on the university's homepage, in a form and manner prescribed by the department of technology, management, and budget, by December 31, 2012.
(4) The state budget director shall determine whether a public university has complied with this section. The state budget director may withhold a public university's monthly installments described in section 241 until the public university complies with this section.
History: Add. 2011, Act 62, Eff. Oct. 1, 2011
Am. 2012, Act 201, Eff. Oct. 1, 2012
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