Projects shall be funded from the appropriation under s. 20.225 (1) (e)
. A project may not be funded for more than one year.
No project may be funded unless there is a matching fund contribution from the applicant of at least 50% of the cost of the project. Private funds and in-kind contributions may be used to meet the matching fund requirement.
No project may be funded unless the educational communications board determines that all of the following conditions have been met:
The funding will not supplant funds otherwise available for the project.
The application describes the method that will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the project.
There is a local commitment to maintain the project beyond the funded period.
The applicant authorizes the educational communications board to disseminate information about the results of the project.
By August 1 following the fiscal year for which a project is funded, the applicant shall submit a report to the educational communications board evaluating the effectiveness of the funded project. The report shall include an accounting of all expenditures made on behalf of the project.
The board shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this section.
History: 1989 a. 31
; 1993 a. 16
Aid for medical education. 39.15(1)(a)
One-third of the members of the board of trustees of the medical college of Wisconsin, inc., shall be nominated by the governor, and with the advice and consent of the senate appointed, for staggered 6-year terms expiring on May 1.
The medical college of Wisconsin, inc., shall give first preference in admissions to residents of this state.
The medical college of Wisconsin, inc., shall make every effort to ensure that at least 5% of the total enrollment of the college consists of minority students.
The legislative audit bureau shall biennially postaudit expenditures under s. 20.250
so as to assure the propriety of expenditures and compliance with legislative intent. State affirmative action policies, rules and practices shall be applied to the medical college of Wisconsin, inc., consistent with their application to state agencies.
Medical college of Wisconsin; state aid policies. 39.155(1)(1)
Subject to sub. (3)
, all funds appropriated to the medical college of Wisconsin, inc., under s. 20.250 (1) (a)
shall be based on a per capita formula for an amount for each Wisconsin resident enrolled at the college who is paying full tuition. A student's qualification as a resident of this state shall be determined by the department of education in accordance with s. 36.27
, so far as applicable.
On or before January 15 and September 15 of each year, the medical college of Wisconsin, inc., shall submit to the department of education for its approval a list of the Wisconsin residents enrolled at the college who are paying full tuition. The state shall make semiannual payments to the medical college of Wisconsin, inc., from the appropriation under s. 20.250 (1) (a)
, upon approval of the list. If the appropriation under s. 20.250 (1) (a)
is insufficient to pay the amount specified to be disbursed under s. 20.250 (1) (a)
, the payments shall be disbursed on a prorated basis for each student entitled to such aid. No more than 8 such payments may be made to the medical college of Wisconsin, inc., from the appropriation under s. 20.250 (1) (a)
, for any individual student.
The medical college of Wisconsin, inc., may not assess tuition for a Wisconsin resident enrolled at the college in an amount that exceeds the difference between the tuition assessed a nonresident student enrolled at the college and the amount disbursed under s. 20.250 (1) (a)
for each Wisconsin resident enrolled at the college. This subsection applies only to students enrolled in the class entering the college in the 1986-87 academic year and thereafter for whom payments are made to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., from the appropriation under s. 20.250 (1) (a)
Medical education review committee.
There is created a medical education review committee consisting of 9 members as follows. Seven members shall be appointed by the governor for staggered 5-year terms, and shall be selected from citizens with broad knowledge of medical education who are currently not associated with either of the medical schools of this state. The remaining members of the committee shall be the president of the university of Wisconsin system or a designee, and the president of the medical college of Wisconsin, inc. or a designee.
The medical education review committee shall:
Stimulate the development of cooperative programs by the medical college of Wisconsin, inc. and the university of Wisconsin-Madison medical school, and advise the governor and legislature on the viability of such cooperative arrangements.
Develop basic information on the potential resources for medical education in this state. Each school shall provide such information and data as the committee requires.
After studying the resources available and needs for hospital affiliations throughout the state, prepare a statewide plan for such affiliations in consultation with the 2 medical schools and various hospitals, and review and approve or disapprove all proposed affiliations on the basis of the plan. Costs incurred directly and indirectly in support of nonapproved affiliations implemented after approval of a statewide affiliation plan cannot be included under any state program receiving state funding in whole or in part.
Encourage the development of continuing education programs for practicing physicians in this state, including communication links with outlying regions of the state that would allow practitioners to have access to their medical schools.
Encourage and review the development of training programs in relation to the state's health work force needs.
Encourage the development of joint or cooperative programs for training of allied health personnel and the development of accelerated bachelor of science and doctor of medicine training programs.
Encourage the development of systems for cross registration of students for specialized courses.
Stimulate the development of joint research and patient care programs that would most effectively apply the resources of both schools and avoid duplication of expensive equipment and personnel, and help attract resources for such developments and projects.
Draw upon existing executive, legislative and agency personnel for the provision of staff services to the committee. Any necessary and reasonable expenses incurred by the committee shall be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (a)
Provide upon request of the governor, the joint committee on finance, or on its own initiative analyses and recommendations on policy issues in the broad field of medical education in the state.
HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AIDS
In this subchapter, "department" means the department of education.
History: 1995 a. 27
Powers and duties. 39.28(1)(1)
The department shall administer the programs under this subchapter and may promulgate such rules as are necessary to carry out its functions. The department may accept and use any funds which it receives from participating institutions, lenders or agencies. The department may enter into such contracts as are necessary to carry out its functions under this subchapter.
The department shall establish plans to be administered by the department for participation by this state under any federal acts relating to higher education and submit them to the U.S. commissioner of education for the commissioner's approval. The department may utilize such criteria for determination of priorities, participation or purpose as are delineated in the federal acts.
The department may assign, sell, convey or repurchase student loans made under s. 39.32
subject to prior approval by the joint committee on finance.
Education commission review of proposed formulae. 39.285(1)(1)
By May 1, 1996, and annually thereafter, the education commission shall approve, modify or disapprove any proposed formula for the awarding of grants for the upcoming academic year submitted under sub. (2)
or s. 36.11 (6) (c)
or 38.04 (7m)
By April 10, 1996, and annually thereafter, the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities shall develop and submit to the education commission for its review under sub. (1)
a proposed formula for the awarding of grants under s. 39.30
for the upcoming academic year to students enrolled at private institutions of higher education.
History: 1995 a. 27
In this section:
An "accredited" institution is an institution accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or by the board of nursing pursuant to s. 441.01 (4)
, or, if not so accredited, is a nonprofit institution of higher education whose credits are accepted on transfer by not less than 3 institutions which are so accredited, on the same basis as if transferred from an institution so accredited.
"Resident student" shall be determined under s. 36.27
, so far as applicable.
A resident student enrolled at least half-time and registered as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in an accredited, nonprofit, post high school, educational institution in this state shall be eligible for grants under this section for each semester of attendance, but:
No student shall be eligible for grants in more than the equivalent of 10 semesters of undergraduate education.
A student shall be and shall remain eligible for grants provided the student meets acceptable academic standards prescribed by the student's institution.
No grant shall be awarded to members of religious orders who are pursuing a course of study leading to a degree in theology, divinity or religious education.
The department may not make a grant to a student if the department receives a certification under s. 49.855 (7)
that the student is delinquent in child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses.
No grants may be awarded under this section unless the applicable formula submitted under s. 39.285 (2)
is approved or modified by the education commission under s. 39.285 (1)
(3) Basis of grants.
The grant to be paid to a resident student enrolled at least half-time and registered as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior after August 1, 1979, shall be determined under pars. (a)
From the total tuition charged the student by the institution, subtract the amount of the resident academic fee charged at the Madison campus of the university of Wisconsin system.
Divide the amount determined in par. (a)
by the student's total cost of attending the postsecondary institution.
Multiply the percentage calculated in par. (b)
times the student's expected family contribution which has been determined using the same analysis as that used to determine the expected family contribution of students applying for Wisconsin higher education grants under s. 39.435
Subtract the amount determined in par. (c)
from the amount determined in par. (a)
to arrive at the amount of the grant. No grant may exceed $1,086 per semester or a prorated amount in the case of a quarter or trimester institution, or $2,172 per academic year. Grants under this section may not be less than $250 during any one academic year.
The department shall establish criteria for the treatment of financially independent students which are consistent with procedures in pars. (a)
The department may not make initial awards of grants under this section for an academic year in an amount that exceeds 122% of the amount appropriated under s. 20.235 (1) (b)
for the fiscal year in which the grant may be paid.
The department shall prescribe, furnish and make available, at locations in the state convenient to the public, application forms for grants under this section. Upon request, the department shall advise and assist applicants in making out such forms.
Students who attend VTAE institutions are eligible for tuition grants under this section. 66 Atty. Gen. 182.
Determination of student costs.
In determining a student's total cost of attending a postsecondary institution for the purpose of calculating the amount of a grant under s. 39.30
the department shall include the following:
The cost of tuition, fees, books and educational supplies.
Miscellaneous expenses, as determined by the department.
The cost of child care, as determined by the department.
History: 1987 a. 27
; 1995 a. 27
Student loans. 39.32(1)(a)
"Institution of higher education" means an educational institution meeting the requirements of P.L. 89-329
for institutions covered therein and of P.L. 89-287
for business, trade, technical or vocational schools and full-time post-high school technical colleges in this state.
"Resident student" shall be determined under s. 36.27
, so far as applicable.
Make and authorize loans to be made to resident students who have satisfactory academic records, who need financial assistance and who are desirous of attending institutions of higher education, when such loans are to assist them in meeting expenses of post-high school education in accordance with this section.
Establish standards and methods for determining the amount of loans, rates of interest, financial need and other administrative procedures consistent with P.L. 89-329
and P.L. 89-287
The department may make and authorize loans to be made to students if:
The student is enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an institution of higher education.
The student's eligibility for a loan is certified to the department by the institution of higher education in which the student is enrolled or has been accepted for enrollment.
The student has a satisfactory academic record.
The student needs financial assistance.
The student is not in default on any previous loan or the department has determined that the student has made satisfactory arrangements to repay the defaulted loan.