Planning for Higher Education Journal

New Tools to Evaluate Program Growth

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From Volume 26 Number 3 | Spring 1998
By Martha L. Casey

Institutions referenced in this resource:
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Describes the quantitative analysis of program array at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in an attempt to evaluate new and low-enrollment programs in a period of shrinking financial resources. The analysis is designed to compare a college or university with its peer institutions. The resulting information can form the basis of policy development for low-enrollment majors, assist in evaluating the need for new programs, or aid in analyzing resources and developing new, consolidated, and/or collaborative programs.

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