Planning for Higher Education Journal

Best Practice in the Use of Federal Stimulus Funds in Institutions of Higher Education

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From Volume 38 Number 3 | April–June 2010
By John Hammang
Planning Types: Resource Planning

This article reviews current planning efforts regarding the use of2009 federal stimulus dollars in higher education and focuses on identifying best practices.It takes the approach that“best practice” should be defined by criteria outside current planning efforts and suggests that desired outcome, process, and maintenance of key relationships are the appropriate criteria. The article also describes general current practice based on a survey of planning likelihoods and analyzes the planning practices reported against the identified external criteria.

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