If you want to check my numbers, the pdf's for all of the budget books for the 21st century can be found at this link:
Here are the carry-forward figures and the places where they can be found:
06-07: $28,834.038 See the 2007-08 Budget Book, p. 13.
07-08: $30,920,037 See the 2008-09 Budget Book, p. 13.
08-09: $27,314,040 See the 2009-10 Budget Book, p. 13
For the next two entries, no page numbers are available. Look under title "Expenditure Budget Summary" in the referenced Budget Books.
09-10: $44,035,938 See the 2010-11 Budget Book.
10-11: $65,806,057 See the 2011-12 Budget Book.
The administration deserves a round of faculty applause for this immense achievement. In a year of dire budget emergency, we managed to save $65 million, and pass it on to this year! As Senator Phogbound from L'il Abner would say: "Show yo 'preciation!" We didn't do nearly this well before the market crash, and that makes the achievement even more spectacular.
We can only hope that in the future Fresno State, under the far-sighted guidance of President Welty and Provost Covino, will do even better in expanding the carry-forward. I believe that with even more aggressive enrollment management (as per the Budget Task Force recommendation); average class sizes of 100 students maxing out at, say, 400 or 500; and tuition doubled or tripled, we could carry-forward $100 million--or maybe a lot more--to the next year.
Meanwhile, its up to the faculty to join this crusade. Let's all pitch in, make suggestions about where to cut and keep working on SOAP with no release time.
Fresno State, like the USA, is in the very best of hands: