Posts Tagged: university budget cuts

Maine Works on its System

Trustees of the University of Maine System got an update this week regarding the financial and programmatic health of the state’s seven university campuses and its online and distance-learning initiative called University College.Last year, projected budget shortfalls to the tune of $42.8 million prompted administrators to reevaluate the management and academic structures of the Maine system...

Making It Real

Incorporating cost management and productivity improvements into financing decisions JANE WELLMAN FROM THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION WINTER 2010 Higher education is being challenged to increase access and degree attainment for all student groups—a tall order under any circumstances, but particularly daunting in the current economy. To do this, institutional and policy ...