HB-4351, As Passed House, August 23, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 4351

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     A bill to make appropriations for Michigan State University,

 

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, and Wayne State University and

 

certain state purposes related to education for the fiscal year

 

ending September 30, 2008; to provide for the expenditures of those

 

appropriations; and to prescribe the powers and duties of certain

 

state departments, institutions, agencies, employees, and officers.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS

 

     Sec. 101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this act, the

 

amounts listed in this part are appropriated for Michigan State

 

University, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, and Wayne State

 

University for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, from the

 

funds indicated in this part. The following is a summary of the


 

appropriations in this part:

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY:

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $  1,027,278,200

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

Total interdepartmental grants and intradepartmental

 

   transfers............................................                 0

 

ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION........................... $  1,027,278,200

 

   Federal revenues:

 

Total federal revenues.................................                 0

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

Total local revenues...................................                 0

 

Total private revenues.................................                 0

 

Total other state restricted revenues..................                 0

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $  1,027,278,200

 

   Sec. 102.  MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $    306,198,900

 

Agricultural experiment station........................        34,672,800

 

Cooperative extension service..........................        29,176,400

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $    370,048,100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $    370,048,100

 

   Sec. 103.  UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - ANN ARBOR

 

Operations............................................. $     343,163,200

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $    343,163,200

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $    343,163,200

 

   Sec. 104.  WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY


 

Operations............................................. $     231,656,100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $    231,656,100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $    231,656,100

 

   Sec. 105.  SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENT

 

One-time supplemental payment.......................... $      81,910,800

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $     81,910,800

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $     81,910,800

 

   Sec. 106.  UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORRIDOR

 

University research corridor........................... $         500,000

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $        500,000

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $        500,000

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS

 

     Sec. 201. Pursuant to section 30 of article IX of the state

 

constitution of 1963, total state spending from state resources

 

under part 1 for fiscal year 2007-2008 is $1,027,278,200.00 and

 

state spending from state resources to be paid to local units of

 

government for fiscal year 2007-2008 is $0.00.

 

     Sec. 202. The appropriations authorized under this part and

 

part 1 are subject to the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431,

 

MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

     Sec. 211. (1) The auditor general shall review higher


 

education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) enrollment data

 

submitted by all state universities and may perform audits of

 

selected state universities if determined necessary. The review and

 

audits shall be based upon the definitions, requirements, and

 

uniform reporting categories established by the state budget

 

director and the senate and house fiscal agencies. The auditor

 

general shall submit a report of findings to the house and senate

 

appropriations committees and the state budget director no later

 

than July 1, 2008.

 

     (2) Student credit hours reports shall not include the

 

following:

 

     (a) Student credit hours generated through instructional

 

activity by faculty or staff in classrooms located outside

 

Michigan, with the exception of instructional activity related to

 

study-abroad programs or field programs.

 

     (b) Student credit hours generated through distance learning

 

instruction for students not eligible for the institution's in-

 

state main campus resident tuition rate.

 

     (c) Student credit hours generated through credit by

 

examination.

 

     (d) Student credit hours generated through inmate prison

 

programs regardless of teaching location.

 

     (e) Student credit hours generated in new degree programs

 

after January 1, 1975, that have not been specifically authorized

 

for funding by the legislature, except spin-off programs converted

 

from existing core programs that do all of the following:

 

     (i) Represent new options, fields, or concentrations within


 

existing programs.

 

     (ii) Are consistent with the current institutional role and

 

mission.

 

     (iii) Are accommodated within the continuing funding base of the

 

institution.

 

     (iv) Do not require a new degree level beyond that which the

 

institution is currently authorized to grant within that discipline

 

or field.

 

     (v) Do not require funding from the state other than that

 

provided by the student credit hours generated within the program,

 

either before program initiation or within the first 3 years of

 

program operation.

 

     (3) The auditor general shall periodically audit higher

 

education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) data as submitted by

 

the state universities for compliance with the definitions approved

 

by the HEIDI advisory committee for the HEIDI database.

 

     (4) "Distance learning instruction" as used in subsection (2)

 

means instruction that occurs solely in other than a traditional

 

classroom setting where the student and instructor are in the same

 

physical location and for which a student receives course credits

 

and is charged tuition and fees. Examples of distance learning

 

instruction are instruction delivered solely through the Internet,

 

cable television, teleconference, or mail.

 

     Sec. 212. (1) Pursuant to section 211(2)(e), the institutions

 

of higher education receiving appropriations in part 1 may

 

establish the following degree programs:

 

     (a) Bachelor's degree programs:


 

     Michigan State University, Residential College in the Arts and

 

Humanities, B.A.

 

     Wayne State University, Radiologic Technology, B.S.

 

     (b) Master's degree programs:

 

     University of MichiganAnn Arbor, Clinical Research, M.S.

 

     University of MichiganAnn Arbor, Master of Supply Chain

 

Management

 

     Wayne State University, Joint-Library and Information Science

 

and History, M.A.

 

     (c) Doctoral degree programs:

 

     Michigan State University, Quantitative Biology Dual Major,

 

Ph.D.

 

     Wayne State University, Business Administration, Ph.D.

 

     Wayne State University, Joint Pharm.D/Ph.D., Pharm.D, Ph.D.

 

     (2) The listing of degree programs in subsection (1) does not

 

constitute legislative intent to provide additional dollars for

 

those programs.

 

     (3) When submitting the listing of new degree programs for

 

purposes of section 211(2)(e) in fiscal years after 2007-2008, the

 

presidents council of state universities shall also provide a

 

listing of degree programs that these institutions of higher

 

education will no longer offer in subsequent academic years.

 

     Sec. 213. The principal executive officer of each institution

 

of higher education receiving an appropriation under this act shall

 

expend a portion of the funds appropriated to that institution to

 

make a report to the auditor general, the house and senate fiscal

 

agencies, and the state budget director within 60 days after the


 

auditor general issues his or her report on the operation of the

 

institution. The institution's report shall specify all of the

 

following:

 

     (a) The recommendations of the auditor general implemented by

 

the institution, including projected dates and resources required,

 

if any, to achieve compliance.

 

     (b) The recommendations of the auditor general not implemented

 

by the institution or implemented by the institution as modified.

 

     (c) The rationale for not implementing a recommendation of the

 

auditor general or of implementing a recommendation as modified.

 

     Sec. 214. The auditor general may conduct performance audits

 

of state universities during the fiscal year ending September 30,

 

2008 as the auditor general considers necessary.

 

     Sec. 215. An institution of higher education receiving funds

 

under this act and also subject to the student right-to-know and

 

campus security act, Public Law 101-522, 104 Stat. 2381, shall make

 

a copy of 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, available

 

in electronic Internet format on their websites.

 

     Sec. 216. By February 1, 2008, each of Michigan's state

 

universities receiving appropriations in part 1 shall submit to the

 

house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education,

 

the state budget director, and the house and senate fiscal agencies

 

a report on the following:

 

     (a) The number of students who graduated from the university


 

in academic year 2005-2006 and academic year 2006-2007 with an

 

advanced degree in mathematics, science, health care, or

 

engineering, and the number of those graduates that remained in

 

Michigan to work.

 

     (b) The projected numbers of graduates in each of the above-

 

listed categories for the next 5 calendar years and plans or

 

programs, if any, to increase the numbers of graduates in these

 

categories.

 

     (c) The status of the university’s state and regional economic

 

development activities and the monetary value of these activities

 

on the economy of Michigan. The report shall include efforts

 

undertaken to assist the state and its communities with the

 

development of programs and infrastructure necessary to expand

 

businesses and jobs, including those in manufacturing, tourism,

 

agriculture, and health care.

 

     (d) Partnerships with other Michigan universities, community

 

colleges, or other entities regarding new technology development,

 

including, but not limited to, life sciences, alternative energy,

 

and advanced manufacturing and increasing the number of college

 

graduates in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

 

disciplines.

 

     (e) Efforts to increase foreign investment and international

 

trade; efforts to encourage international students to develop,

 

locate, or partner with Michigan-based businesses upon graduation;

 

and efforts to identify economic development leads or prospects in

 

national or international markets for Michigan business for

 

referral to state, regional, or local economic development


 

officials.

 

     (f) The impact of research and technology development

 

undertaken by the university, including, but not limited to, all of

 

the following:

 

     (i) The amount of private, state, and federal research funding

 

received by the university.

 

     (ii) The total amount of research spending by the university.

 

     (iii) The number of new invention disclosures filed by

 

university faculty, researchers, and graduate students.

 

     (iv) The number of start-up companies formed based on

 

university-generated inventions and the number of those companies

 

headquartered in Michigan.

 

     (v) The number of new licensing agreements with corporate

 

partners and the amount of university revenue generated from

 

licensing new technologies.

 

     (vi) The number of patent applications filed by the university

 

and the number of patents granted to the university.

 

     (vii) The number of jobs created or retained in Michigan

 

attributed to university-generated research and technology

 

transfer.

 

     Sec. 217. (1) In light of the state's current economic

 

conditions and the similar roles of the 3 research universities

 

receiving appropriations in part 1, it is the intent of the

 

legislature that, to the extent possible, those universities

 

consolidate programs, services, and resources among themselves in

 

order to realize economic efficiencies.

 

     (2) By March 1, 2008, each of the 3 research universities


 

shall submit a report on its efforts under subsection (1) to the

 

house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education,

 

the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget

 

director.

 

     Sec. 218. Not later than February 1, 2008, each of the state

 

universities receiving appropriations in part 1 shall submit to the

 

state budget director, members of the house of representatives and

 

the senate, and the house and senate fiscal agencies a report on

 

the number of residents from an eligible county enrolled at the

 

university and the quantifiable increase from the 2006-2007

 

academic year to the 2007-2008 academic year in outreach efforts to

 

enroll students at the university from an eligible county. As used

 

in this section, "eligible county" means a county in this state

 

that meets both of the following:

 

     (a) Has a population of not less than 700,000 and not more

 

than 1,000,000 according to the most recent federal decennial

 

census.

 

     (b) Does not contain the main campus of a 4-year public

 

university within its boundaries.

 

     Sec. 221. Unless otherwise specified, the institutions of

 

higher education receiving appropriations in part 1 shall use the

 

Internet to fulfill the reporting requirements of this act. This

 

requirement may include transmission of reports via electronic mail

 

to the recipients identified for each reporting requirement, or it

 

may include placement of reports on an Internet or Intranet site.

 

     Sec. 222. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used for

 

the purchase of foreign goods or services, or both, if


 

competitively priced and of comparable quality American goods and

 

services, or both, are available. Preference should be given to

 

goods or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan

 

businesses if they are competitively priced and of comparable

 

value.

 

     Sec. 223. (1) The funds appropriated in part 1 to state

 

institutions of higher education, except for the 1-time

 

supplemental payment described in subsection (2), shall be paid out

 

of the state treasury and distributed by the state treasurer to the

 

respective institutions in 11 equal monthly installments on the

 

sixteenth of each month, or the next succeeding business day,

 

beginning with October 16, 2007. Except for Wayne State University,

 

each institution shall accrue its July and August 2008 payments to

 

its institutional fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.

 

     (2) The funds appropriated in part 1 to state institutions of

 

higher education for the 1-time supplemental payment shall be paid

 

out of the state treasury and distributed by the state treasurer to

 

the respective institutions on October 16, 2007. The payment made

 

to each institution shall be equal to the sum of the delayed

 

payment reduction contained in Executive Order 2007-3 and the

 

payment delay reduction contained in section 112 of 2007 PA 17.

 

Except for Wayne State University, each state institution of higher

 

education shall accrue this payment to its institutional fiscal

 

year ending June 30, 2007. Wayne State University shall accrue this

 

payment to its institutional fiscal year ending September 30, 2007.

 

     (3) All universities shall submit higher education

 

institutional data inventory (HEIDI) data and associated financial


 

and program information requested by and in a manner prescribed by

 

the state budget director. For universities with fiscal years

 

ending June 30, 2007, these data shall be submitted to the state

 

budget director by October 15, 2007. Universities with a fiscal

 

year ending September 30, 2007 shall submit preliminary HEIDI data

 

by November 15, 2007 and final data by December 15, 2007. If a

 

university fails to submit HEIDI data and associated financial aid

 

program information in accordance with this reporting schedule, the

 

state treasurer shall withhold the monthly installments under

 

subsection (1) to the university until those data are submitted.

 

     (4) A detailed description of procedures utilized to arrive at

 

the amounts appropriated in part 1 shall be submitted to each

 

institution by the senate and house fiscal agencies.

 

     Sec. 224. Funds received by the state from the federal

 

government or private sources for the use of a college or

 

university are appropriated for the purposes for which they are

 

provided. The acceptance and use of federal or private funds do not

 

place an obligation upon the legislature to continue the purposes

 

for which the funds are made available.

 

     Sec. 225. If section 274 of the income tax act of 1967, 1967

 

PA 281, MCL 206.274, is not repealed and if a state institution of

 

higher education that receives funds under this act notifies the

 

department of treasury regarding its tuition and fee rates in order

 

to qualify as an eligible institution for the Michigan tuition tax

 

credit under section 274 of the income tax act of 1967, 1967 PA

 

281, MCL 206.274, the institution shall also submit the

 

notification and applicable documentation of tuition and fee


 

changes to the house and senate fiscal agencies.

 

     Sec. 226. A state institution of higher education that

 

receives funds under this act shall furnish all program and

 

financial information that is required by and in a manner

 

prescribed by the state budget director or the house or senate

 

appropriations committee.

 

     Sec. 227. (1) The funds appropriated in part 1 for the

 

university research corridor shall be paid only to a legal entity

 

to be jointly formed by Michigan State University, the University

 

of Michigan - Ann Arbor, and Wayne State University. The purposes

 

of the university research corridor shall include, but not be

 

limited to, the following:

 

     (a) Encourage collaborative research efforts between the 3

 

universities leading to economic development within this state.

 

     (b) Establish research partnerships with businesses in this

 

state.

 

     (c) Publicize the research assets and efforts of the 3

 

universities to businesses and researchers in other states.

 

     (2) No later than September 15, 2008, the university research

 

corridor shall submit to the house and senate appropriations

 

subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal

 

agencies, and the state budget director a report on its efforts

 

under subsection (1) and a detailed accounting of the expenditures

 

from the appropriation in part 1.

 

     Sec. 228. The funds appropriated in part 1 to state

 

institutions of higher education shall not be used to enter into a

 

lease or to purchase a vehicle produced by a foreign auto


 

manufacturer.

 

     Sec. 301. (1) From the amount appropriated in part 1 for state

 

universities, the state universities shall systematically inform

 

Michigan high schools regarding the academic status of students

 

from each high school in a manner prescribed by the presidents

 

council, state universities of Michigan in cooperation with the

 

Michigan association of secondary school principals.

 

     (2) The Michigan high schools shall systematically inform the

 

state universities about the use of information received under this

 

section in a manner prescribed by the Michigan association of

 

secondary school principals in cooperation with the presidents

 

council, state universities of Michigan.

 

     Sec. 302. From the amount appropriated in part 1 for state

 

universities, the state universities shall inform Michigan

 

community colleges regarding the academic status of community

 

college transfer students in a manner prescribed by the presidents

 

council, state universities of Michigan in cooperation with the

 

Michigan community college association.

 

     Sec. 401. (1) Included in part 1 is $2,953,400.00 for the

 

agricultural experiment station and $2,619,000.00 for the

 

cooperative extension service for project GREEEN. Project GREEEN is

 

intended to address critical regulatory, food safety, economic, and

 

environmental problems faced by this state's plant-based

 

agriculture, forestry, and processing industries. "GREEEN" is an

 

acronym for generating research and extension to meet environmental

 

and economic needs.

 

     (2) The department of agriculture and Michigan State


 

University, in consultation with agricultural commodity groups and

 

other interested parties, shall develop project GREEEN and its

 

program priorities.

 

     (3) Not later than September 30, 2008, a report shall be

 

submitted by Michigan State University to the state budget

 

director, the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on

 

agriculture and on higher education, and the house and senate

 

fiscal agencies for the preceding fiscal year regarding project

 

GREEEN projects. The report shall include, but is not limited to,

 

the dollar amount of each project and a review of each project's

 

performance and accomplishments.

 

     Sec. 402. (1) It is the intent of the legislature that if any

 

state university increases its resident undergraduate tuition and

 

required fees from academic year 2006-2007 to academic year 2007-

 

2008, then that university shall increase its fiscal year 2007-2008

 

general fund expenditures for student financial aid by at least the

 

same percentage as the percentage change in resident undergraduate

 

tuition and required fees. Each state university shall report its

 

proposed fiscal year 2007-2008 general fund expenditures for

 

student financial aid compared to its projected fiscal year 2006-

 

2007 general fund expenditures for student financial aid, and its

 

projected academic year 2007-2008 resident undergraduate tuition

 

and required fee changes from academic year 2006-2007, to the state

 

budget director and the house and senate appropriations

 

subcommittees on higher education by November 15, 2007.

 

     (2) It is the intent of the legislature that, from the

 

increase in university operations appropriations from fiscal year


 

2006-2007 to fiscal year 2007-2008, each state university utilize a

 

portion of the increase to provide savings to students through

 

rebates, reductions in tuition and fee charges, or financial aid

 

awards. Each state university shall report on the amount and method

 

of student savings under this subsection to the house and senate

 

appropriations committees, house and senate fiscal agencies, and

 

state budget director by December 1, 2007.

 

     Sec. 403. All universities shall submit the amount of tuition

 

and fees actually charged to a full-time resident undergraduate

 

student for academic year 2007-2008 as part of their higher

 

education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) data by August 31,

 

2007. A university shall report any revisions for any semester of

 

the reported academic year 2007-2008 tuition and fee charges to

 

HEIDI within 15 days of being adopted.

 

     Sec. 404. (1) Included in the appropriation for each state

 

university in part 1 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. -

 

Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks future faculty program, that is intended

 

to increase the pool of academically or economically disadvantaged

 

candidates pursuing faculty teaching careers in postsecondary

 

education. Preference may not be given to applicants on the basis

 

of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Institutions

 

should encourage applications from applicants who would otherwise

 

not adequately be represented in the graduate student and faculty

 

populations. Each state university shall apply the percentage

 

change applicable to every state university in the calculation of

 

appropriations in part 1 to the amount of funds allocated to the

 

future faculty program.


 

     (2) The program shall be administered by each state university

 

in a manner prescribed by the Michigan department of labor and

 

economic growth. The Michigan department of labor and economic

 

growth shall use a good faith effort standard to evaluate whether a

 

fellowship is in default.

 

     Sec. 405. (1) Included in the appropriation for each state

 

university in part 1 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. -

 

Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks college day program that is intended to

 

introduce academically or economically disadvantaged schoolchildren

 

to the potential of a college education. Preference may not be

 

given to participants on the basis of race, color, ethnicity,

 

gender, or national origin. Institutions should encourage

 

participation from those who would otherwise not adequately be

 

represented in the student population.

 

     (2) Individual program plans of each state university shall

 

include a budget of equal contributions from this program, the

 

participating state university, the participating school district,

 

and the participating independent degree-granting college. College

 

day funds shall not be expended to cover indirect costs. Not more

 

than 20% of the university match shall be attributable to indirect

 

costs. Each state university shall apply the percentage change

 

applicable to every state university in the calculation of

 

appropriations in part 1 to the amount of funds allocated to the

 

college day program.

 

     (3) The program described in this section shall be

 

administered by each state university in a manner prescribed by the

 

Michigan department of labor and economic growth.


 

     Sec. 406. (1) Included in the appropriation for each state

 

university in part 1 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. -

 

Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks visiting professors program which is

 

intended to increase the number of instructors in the classroom to

 

provide role models for academically or economically disadvantaged

 

students. Preference may not be given to participants on the basis

 

of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Institutions

 

should encourage participation from those who would otherwise not

 

adequately be represented in the student population.

 

     (2) The program described in this section shall be

 

administered by the Michigan department of labor and economic

 

growth.

 

     Sec. 407. The University of Michigan biological station at

 

Douglas Lake in Cheboygan County is regarded as a unique resource

 

and is designated as a special research reserve. It is the intent

 

of the legislature to protect and preserve the unique long-term

 

research value and capabilities of the biological station area and

 

Douglas Lake. The legislature further intends that no state

 

programs or policies be developed that would have a deleterious

 

impact on the research value of Douglas Lake.

 

     Sec. 408. (1) It is the legislative intent that private

 

bookstores that sell textbooks to university students and student

 

governments that provide a book swap for university students have

 

accurate and timely access to lists of universities' required

 

textbooks in order to provide prompt and efficient service for

 

students. It is further the legislative intent that each state

 

university allow students who are on financial aid or are receiving


 

tuition grants to decide where to purchase their textbooks.

 

     (2) It is the intent of the legislature that each state

 

university that provides for the use of funds in a university-

 

administered account or financial aid for the purchase of required

 

textbooks and supplies at bookstores operated by or affiliated with

 

the university also provide for the use of funds in a university-

 

administered account or financial aid at bookstores providing

 

required textbooks or supplies that are not operated by or

 

affiliated with the university. A state university may require

 

bookstores not operated by or affiliated with the university to

 

reimburse the university for any reasonable costs attributable to

 

these transactions and to pay a reasonable rate or commission to

 

the university.

 

     Sec. 409. It is the intent of the legislature that each state

 

university receiving an appropriation in part 1 consider developing

 

an education program on recognizing depression and mental health

 

disorders and preventing suicide and violence and providing that

 

program annually to students, beginning with any freshman

 

orientation.

 

     Sec. 410. (1) From the funds appropriated to state

 

universities in part 1, the amounts below shall be expended for

 

efforts to commercialize technology developed through university

 

research:

 

   Michigan State University............................ $        990,000

 

   University of MichiganAnn Arbor...................         3,484,700

 

   Wayne State University...............................           762,900

 

     (2) Each university receiving funds designated under


 

subsection (1) shall report to the house and senate appropriations

 

subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal

 

agencies, and the state budget director by May 1, 2007, regarding

 

efforts and expenditures under subsection (1).

 

     (3) It is the intent of the legislature that, in future budget

 

years, a portion of state university appropriation amounts will be

 

based on uniform statewide data on research commercialization

 

efforts and outcomes, rather than federal research funding data.

 

     Sec. 411. Beginning with the fall semester 2008, a state

 

university receiving appropriations in part 1 shall have its

 

appropriation reduced by 15% if it does not admit a student as an

 

undergraduate who meets all of the following conditions:

 

     (a) The student graduates from a Michigan high school with a

 

grade point average in the top 10% of his or her high school

 

graduating class.

 

     (b) The student applies for admission to the university.

 

     (c) The student meets the minimum admissions standards of that

 

university.