Office of the President

MEMORANDUM

To: NJIT Faculty, Staff and Students

From: Robert A. Altenkirch

Date: December 11, 2005

Subject: FY07 Budget Submission

Each year we submit a budget request to the State Office of Management and Budget. The submission for Fiscal Year 2007 can be found under Budget Updates on the NJIT web site. The amounts in the budget submission are requests in addition to the annual operating aid appropriation.

Because State funding for the past few years has not kept pace with our needs, the request is for a substantial amount of additional funding. While we cannot expect to receive all that is requested, it is important to document our needs such that when additional funds are allocated they are directed toward needs and priorities.

Some highlights of the Fiscal Year 2007 budget submission include requests to support an increase in the number of State authorized personnel, the salary program, a health plan for graduate assistants, critical infrastructure education, the Homeland Security Technology Systems Center, inflationary increases in cost, and planning funds to accommodate the potential acquisition of Central High School.

We will keep you posted as the budget process proceeds in the upcoming session of the Legislature.