Tag: Academic Resource Efficiency
Department leaders often don’t realize the influential role they play in the entire institution’s long-term success. These leaders may think their decisions solely affect their departments. While that may be true in each isolated case, holistically, these decisions have a significant impact on their institution’s strategic priorities. To ensure institutional and departmental priorities are aligned, […]
See four lessons to inspire better data stewardship across campus.
Academic Performance Solution (APS) technology helps academic leaders to make informed, effective, and timely decisions. See four key ways members have seen tangible returns on their investment in APS.
To help achieve financial goals when launching new academic program, ask these program evaluation questions.
Research has found that only 3% of departments chairs receive formal training before assuming their roles, and the training they do receive tends to spend little time preparing them for decisions related to the strategic direction and resource allocation of their programs. One university has created an intensive, immersive one-day training that empowers new leaders to make effective financial planning decisions.
Dr. Richard Wilkens, Associate Provost at Salisbury University (SU), spoke with us about how he has led SU’s efforts to create a data-informed culture. See what tips he shared to increase adoption and use of data, analyses that helped increase course completion rates, and more.
A university’s faculty is clearly one of its greatest assets—but also one of its largest investments. Learn three ways to reduce instructional costs per attempted student credit hour without changing instructor salaries.
Learn about our findings around the causes and remedies of growing instructional costs.
Data-informed decisions are a priority for most college and universities. But simply making the data available is hardly enough of a push to get staff to actively use it. Here’s three secrets to influence increased data utilization at your school.
An annual departmental review gives academic leaders more visibility into how their decisions impact institutional strategy and also allows for more flexibility in strategic planning. Learn more, plus see which metrics you should track.