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Rogers, Nicholas M. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
Over a number of years, universities have needed to become more adept at managing change as internal and external factors affect their longer term financial sustainability. That sustainability is, for many institutions, closely linked to how straightforward (or otherwise) it is to recruit student numbers of the right quality from often diverse…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Sustainability, Student Recruitment, Universities
Higher Education Funding Council for England, 2016
This report provides an overview of the forecast financial health of the HEFCE-funded higher education (HE) sector in England. The analysis covers the financial forecasts for the period 2015-16 to 2018-19, based on information submitted by higher education institutions (HEIs) to HEFCE in July 2016. Financial Reporting Standard (FRS) 102 is the new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Foreign Students
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Ngo, Jenny; Meek, Lynn – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2019
This paper describes the current state of governance and reforms of Indonesia's higher education system. It seeks to identify the impact of and the constraints on the national higher education reform agenda with respect to institutional autonomy for public universities. Under the prevailing government regulations, 11 public universities have been…
Descriptors: College Administration, Governance, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Kern, Nora; Medler, Alex – National Charter School Resource Center, 2018
Charter schools have always had difficulty finding affordable buildings. In response, charter school supporters have explored many policy and market approaches, ranging from strategies easing access to district facilities to increasing both public and private revenue options for facilities purposes. This paper, produced by the National Charter…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Finance, Credit (Finance), Grants
Freund, William – Trusteeship, 2009
In this article, the author offers his reflections on the American economy and its "slow, gradual, and tedious" recovery. What the American people are experiencing now is not one of the ordinary recessions that have been experienced since World War II. What they have seen is a bursting of a bubble in the credit markets and in financial…
Descriptors: Productivity, Global Approach, Economic Impact, Trustees
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Miles, Morgan P.; Verreynne, Martie-Louise; McAuley, Andrew; Hammond, Kevin – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how universities attempt to balance meeting their traditional mission of education, research and community engagement while remaining economically sustainable. Design/Methodology/Approach: A survey was conducted in 2014 of university executives and found that universities in Australia are rapidly…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Universities, Institutional Mission, Role of Education
Green, Kenneth C. – Trusteeship, 2013
Forget basketball and March Madness. Aside from always pressing financial issues, it is "MOOC madness" that has emerged as the topic "du jour" at a growing number of American colleges and universities. Indeed, in boardrooms all across the country, people are grappling with what the advent of MOOCs--massive open online courses--means to their…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Institutional Mission, Educational Development, College Planning
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Bartkute, Darija – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Increasing competition within the Lithuanian educational market has paved the way for an analysis of the complex choice processes enrollees undergo in selecting a higher education institution. This research examines the concept of consumer value and its interpretation in the Lithuanian higher education setting. Based on data collected from 445…
Descriptors: College Choice, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Discriminant Analysis
Pulley, John – CURRENTS, 2009
Coordinating advancement functions of units and divisions accustomed to independent operation and discretionary budgets isn't easy. Market research can help bridge those divides. And at a time of limited financial resources, institutions are eager to make smart choices with their marketing dollars. Market research can cut through misperceptions…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Marketing, Budgets, Research
Johnson, Ane Turner; Hirt, Joan B. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
Higher education in developing nations is typically viewed from a dependency perspective--institutions are seen as merely recipients of Western knowledge, aid and reform efforts. Nevertheless, universities in both the centre and the periphery are dealing with tensions between protecting the public good and embracing neoliberal values based on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Educational Innovation
OECD Publishing, 2019
This review of higher education policy in Mexico was requested by the Mexican Ministry of Education to take stock of progress since the last OECD review of the higher education system in Mexico, published in 2008, and to support development of the new government's National Development Plan and Sectoral Education Programme. The report examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Federal Government
Namazifar, Shima – ProQuest LLC, 2018
U.S. News annually ranks universities' academic quality based on indicators claimed by U.S. News as the most prominent academic quality indicators (AQIs). In today's competitive higher education market, universities are concerned about their positions in U.S. News World Report (USNWR) rankings. On one hand, among all AQIs, undergraduate academic…
Descriptors: Colleges, Reputation, Educational Quality, Competition
Diaz, Sandra L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Institutions of higher education are facing a number of challenges as they compete in the new global economy. Many of these institutions face increasing internal and external challenges, all of which involve additional expenses at a time when resources are diminishing. With growing financial uncertainties caused by fluctuating financial markets…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Finance Reform
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Adams, Jimmy L.; Edmonson, Stacey L.; Slate, John R. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
In this article, we explore the functions of the traditional community college and its expanding mission in regard to its responsiveness to changing economic conditions and workforce development needs. To date, few researchers have specifically addressed market responsiveness in community college settings across the United States. In addition, we…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Institutional Mission, Economics
Barringer, Sondra N. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In this dissertation I analyze the financial behaviors of public and private nonprofit higher education organizations in the U.S. from 1980 to 2010. The three analyses examine organizational change in the financial behaviors of these institutions and the effects of two sources of organizational interdependencies, stakeholder influence and…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Educational Finance, Organizational Change
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