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Hello all,

most recently our VP of IT received an article indicating that for-profit institutions contribute significantly more to IT budgets as opposed to non-profit institutions (10% Vs 3%). 

Would anybody be able to provide information/resource on for-profit Vs non-profit budgets?  I am looking for what percent of the institutional budget is allocated to the IT budget. 

 

 

 

  Joe Morvan NU MBA-07"

  Dir. of ITS

Norwich University

 

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Joe,

 

Great question.  I would love to glean similar information. In addition to the distinction between for-profits and non-profits, what is the range and average among non-profits?

 

For my non-profit organization, IT receives approximately 3.5% of the institutional budget.

 

Regards,

 

Trevor

 

 

Trevor A. Wallis
Vice President of Campus Technology

Chief Information Officer

Southern Seminary
2825 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40280

Phone: 502.897.4193
Fax: 502.897.4125
twallis@sbts.edu

 

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You can get what is spent in not for profit from EDUCAUSE Cord Data Survey or Casey Green’s survey…Depending on higher education segment it’s more like 5% than 3%...

 

Dr. Robert Paterson

Vice President, Information Technology, Planning & Research

Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY 11571

516-678-5000 ex 6443

 

Theresa,

Good idea. Of course there are very few for-profits in the CDS, and non-trivial fuzziness in budgets outside of central IT.

Best,

~ Dan 



Below are data from the 2010 Campus Computing Survey on IT budgets and (total) IT expenditures as a percentage of the total institutional budget.  As reported by CIOs, the central IT budget accounts for just over three-fifths (62.6 percent) of total institutional IT spending (range: 57 pct in private universities to 71 pct in private four-year colleges).  Total IT expenditures  account for just over 6 pct of total institutional expenditures.



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Thanks, Casey! for sharing data.
Theresa

Hi, Joe, the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service results show the median figure for the 800+ contributing institutions is 5% of the institutional budget. We can get you ranges later today. I expect there will be quite a wide range, so the median is the appropriate statistic to use instead of the average, which tends to be influenced by so-called outliers. This figure will be included in the upcoming Core Data Service almanacs that will provide an at-a-glance summary of this year's results. Sincerely, Susan Susan Grajek Vice President for Data, Research & Analytics EDUCAUSE Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good http://educause.edu 4772 Walnut Street, Suite 206, Boulder, CO 80301-2538 202-331-5350 (phone) sgrajek@educause.edu From: Joseph Morvan > Reply-To: The EDUCAUSE CIO Constituent Group Listserv > Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:12:56 +0000 To: > Subject: [CIO] Profit vs non-profit Hello all, most recently our VP of IT received an article indicating that for-profit institutions contribute significantly more to IT budgets as opposed to non-profit institutions (10% Vs 3%). Would anybody be able to provide information/resource on for-profit Vs non-profit budgets? I am looking for what percent of the institutional budget is allocated to the IT budget. Joe Morvan NU MBA-07" Dir. of ITS Norwich University [Norwich] ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/. ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.
Thanks, Susan!  Participation in surveys such as Core Data and Campus Computing allow CIOs to get much needed information.  I hope you all can make the time to participate.

Theresa

Very much appreciated. I am looking forward to the results. Joe


Below are data from the 2010 Campus Computing Survey on IT budgets and (total) IT expenditures as a percentage of the total institutional budget.  As reported by CIOs, the central IT budget accounts for just over three-fifths (62.6 percent) of total institutional IT spending (range: 57 pct in private universities to 71 pct in private four-year colleges).  Total IT expenditures  account for just over 6 pct of total institutional expenditures.



Casey Green
Campus Computing


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Hi Joe.  Do you have a citation for the original article that stirred your question?  I'd like to read it.  - Bryan

Bryan Krusniak
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A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
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Casey, Would the survey percentages include the IT salaries? Best regards, Kevin Palmer CIO - Columbia College
Attached is the original Campus Technology article for anyone who is interested.  And the link


Julie

Julie Ouska
CIO/VP, Information Technology
Colorado Community College System
(720) 858-2781
julie.ouska@cccs.edu

Here, as promised, are the ranges for IT central funding as a percentage of the institutional budget. I've attached it as an Excel spreadsheet for your convenience, and have also included medians and ranges for the major Carnegie Classes, as well as breaking out the BA Liberal Arts institutions, which often tend to look very different from the BA General institutions. -Susan Susan Grajek Vice President for Data, Research & Analytics EDUCAUSE Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good http://educause.edu 4772 Walnut Street, Suite 206, Boulder, CO 80301-2538 202-331-5350 (phone) sgrajek@educause.edu From: Susan Grajek > Reply-To: The EDUCAUSE CIO Constituent Group Listserv > Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:51:30 +0000 To: > Subject: Re: [CIO] Profit vs non-profit Hi, Joe, the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service results show the median figure for the 800+ contributing institutions is 5% of the institutional budget. We can get you ranges later today. I expect there will be quite a wide range, so the median is the appropriate statistic to use instead of the average, which tends to be influenced by so-called outliers. This figure will be included in the upcoming Core Data Service almanacs that will provide an at-a-glance summary of this year's results. Sincerely, Susan Susan Grajek Vice President for Data, Research & Analytics EDUCAUSE Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good http://educause.edu 4772 Walnut Street, Suite 206, Boulder, CO 80301-2538 202-331-5350 (phone) sgrajek@educause.edu> From: Joseph Morvan > Reply-To: The EDUCAUSE CIO Constituent Group Listserv > Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:12:56 +0000 To: > Subject: [CIO] Profit vs non-profit Hello all, most recently our VP of IT received an article indicating that for-profit institutions contribute significantly more to IT budgets as opposed to non-profit institutions (10% Vs 3%). Would anybody be able to provide information/resource on for-profit Vs non-profit budgets? I am looking for what percent of the institutional budget is allocated to the IT budget. Joe Morvan NU MBA-07" Dir. of ITS Norwich University [Norwich] ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/. ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/. ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.

Thank you Julie, you beat me to the punch.  I am still trying to get to the gist of for-profit vs non-profit as quoted in this excerpt from the article. “According to some estimates, for-profit colleges spend more than 10 percent of their operating budgets on technology infrastructure, while not-for-profits spend less than three percent.”  This data may not be readily available, however, as Susan points out the median for some 800 institutions is in the 5% range and may have to suffice.  “EDUCAUSE Core Data Service results show the median figure for the 800+ contributing institutions is 5% of the institutional budget.” 

 

Thank you all for all the feedback.

 

Joe Morvan

Dir of ITS

Norwich University

 

 

Casey-

Just wanted to add my thanks to Theresa's and to encourage everyone to respond to this year's Campus Computing Survey (which I see just came out).  This is a valuable complement to the Core Survey (as evidenced by the data you provide below) and the more folks who participate the more useful it is for all of us.

Marty

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Martin Ringle, Chief Technology Officer
Reed College, Portland, OR 97202
503-777-7254

On Sep 14, 2011, at 12:50 PM, Theresa Rowe <rowe@OAKLAND.EDU> wrote:

Thanks, Casey! for sharing data.
Theresa

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