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Responsibility Center Budgeting and Management “Lite” in University FinanceLocked

Why Is RCB/RCM Never Fully Deployed?
From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
Despite its promise of revenue generation, cost reduction, and a host of other benefits, what is it about RCB/RCM that leads universities to deploy it only partially?
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An Exploration of Administrative Bloat in American Higher EducationLocked

From Volume 46 Number 2 | January–March 2018
Administrative bloat, the ballooning growth of administrative functions and personnel in U.S. higher education, is the unintended consequence of several factors and can be mitigated to some extent through deliberate strategies.
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Institutional Expenditures and State Economic Factors Influencing 2012–2014 Public University Graduation RatesLocked

From Volume 46 Number 4 | July–September 2018
A better understanding of how to allocate different types of institutional expenditures for maximum return on investment may positively influence six-year graduation rates.
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Engaging Faculty Senates in the Budget Planning ProcessLocked

From Volume 39 Number 4 | July–September 2011
The opinions of faculty may add to the development of productive strategies during tough economic times.
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Financial PlanningLocked

Strategies and Lessons Learned
From Volume 38 Number 3 | April–June 2010
Financial planning is more important than ever as colleges and universities face serious if not unprecedented financial challenges.
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Improving Data to Tackle the Higher Education “Cost Disease”Locked

From Volume 38 Number 3 | April–June 2010
In seeking answers to the “cost disease,” it is particularly important to identify the policy levers that influence cost behaviors.
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What Drives Instructional Costs in Two-Year CollegesLocked

Data from the Kansas Study of Community College Instructional Costs and Productivity
From Volume 38 Number 3 | April–June 2010
In community colleges, who delivers instruction is more important in driving costs than what is taught.
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Best Practice in the Use of Federal Stimulus Funds in Institutions of Higher EducationLocked

From Volume 38 Number 3 | April–June 2010
Best practices achieve balance in policy, procedure, and the relationships of key players.
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Integrating Risk Management and Strategic PlanningLocked

From Volume 38 Number 2 | January–March 2010
Integrated risk management and strategic planning leverages the benefits of both processes and makes them mutually reinforcing.
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Strategic Management of College ResourcesLocked

A Hypothetical Walkthrough
From Volume 41 Number 2 | January–March 2013
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Understanding the Effects of State Oversight and Fiscal Policy on University RevenuesLocked

Considerations for Financial Planning
From Volume 41 Number 2 | January–March 2013
This article outlines the ways in which increased state oversight and restrictive state fiscal policies have affected public four-year college and university revenue structures, highlights how these policies introduce new considerations for institutional financial planners, and outlines some possible institutional responses.
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Employing College and University Credit Ratings as Indicators of Institutional Planning EffectivenessLocked

From Volume 41 Number 4 | July–September 2013
Credit ratings can be an integral component of the planning process, particularly as an implicit indicator of institutional planning effectiveness.
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