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2012 CDS Executive Summary Report January 24, 2013, this report summarizes results from the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service (CDS) survey. Using a matched set of 616 CDS 2011 and CDS 2012 participating institutions, this year’s report is a detailed look at the most pertinent and interesting IT financial and staffing findings, with a high-level summary of the state of IT services.
Technology and the Broken Higher Education Cost Model: Insights from the Delta Cost Project, September 5, 2012. The Delta Cost Project has drawn attention to the need for a new focus on institutional spending and has provided a number of useful metrics for thinking about how different types of institutions spend money, about the relationships between costs and revenues, and about the declining public subsidies in public higher education.
The EDUCAUSE 2011 Core Data Service Report: Highlights and Insights into Higher Education Information Technology, January 2012. "The IT Organization, Budgets, and Funding" chapter provides statistics on where IT funding sources are from and what the budget is being spent on.
Expert Discussion Session: Unexpected Outcomes from the Cost-Cutting Era. EDUCAUSE 2011 presentation. Two CIOs share their experiences and some of the outcomes from these belt-tightening measures.
Funding-Model Archetypes for Central Information Technology Functions. ECAR research bulletin, January 2012. This CDS Spotlight ECAR research bulletin focuses on EDUCAUSE Core Data Service survey results related to funding models for IT functions.
Increasing Corporate Philanthropy to Enrich Technology Innovation in Higher Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 33, no. 4, 2010. The author provides suggestions for higher education in creating partnerships with corporate philanthropists.
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- Assuring Academic Quality in the 21st Century: Self-Regulation in a New Era
June 7, 2012
This report, Assuring Academic Quality in the 21st Century: Self-Regulation in a New Era , from the American Council on Education, considers the central characteristics of accreditation and ou…
- Northwestern University Video Recording and Surveillance Policy
April 2, 2012
This policy has been developed to requlate the use of a closed circuit television cameras or other video equipment to monitor and record public and restricted areas for the purposes of safety an…
- Rethinking Higher Education Business Models
March 28, 2012
Information technology has long been seen as a major key to meeting this challenge, but the results thus far have been disappointing. In this brief, the authors argue that the fault is not with …
- Presidential Perspectives
March 4, 2011
In Inside Higher Ed' s first Survey of College and University Presidents findings include "three quarters of public college presidents believe online learning can help their instit…
- Itâ€™s Not Easy Being Green
September 4, 2008
How environmentally friendly is your college or university? Well, it all depends on whom you ask. As higher education has become more conscious of issues such as sustainability , a number o…
- A Provost and Librarian Walk Into a Meeting...
June 27, 2007
"Speaker after speaker in the audience posed variations on that scenario Monday at a session of the American Library Association’s annual conference that was part roundtable, part “Ask A…
- The Making of a Majority
January 1, 2006
"Third draft of report wins support from many members of federalhigher ed panel. but ACE chief holds out." "Third draft of report wins s…
- A Stinging First Draft
January 1, 2006
The article gives a summary of the 27-page preliminary Spellings report on the state of higher education according to the U.S. Department of Education. The report is considered to be primarily cr…
- Designing the University of the Future
January 1, 2006
These authors identify transforming trends in society that are affecting the mission of universities, analyze the impact of those trends on the institutional and spatial structure of universities, …