In 2010, a public research institution in the southeastern United States, the focus institution for this investigation, launched an academic realignment initiative through the creation of a new academic unit. Administrators identified three primary goals for the academic realignment initiative but failed to articulate a time line or measureable outcomes for the process. In the absence of institutional measures, the primary author created proxy outcomes, but found minimal evidence to suggest that institutional outcomes had been achieved. In an era of high-stakes accountability and limited financial resources, it is imperative that academic leaders intentionally connect institutional goals to measureable outcomes.
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