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Jackson, G. W. – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1982
A historical, incremental method for allocating resources in the Institute for Advanced Studies in recent years is being replaced by a new approach involving the identification of purposes and pursuits and evaluation of their importance. Greater responsiveness to unit needs is the objective. (MSE)
Descriptors: Accountability, Budgeting, Case Studies, College Planning
Van de Water, Gordon – 1984
Two case studies of states that illustrate innovations in higher education budgeting are presented, based on a project of the Education Commission of the States. The two states, Colorado and Minnesota, took different approaches. In Colorado, the impetus for change came from key legislative members interested in providing greater autonomy to the…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Case Studies, Decision Making, Financial Policy
Mansergh, Gerald G., Ed. – 1969
Three major presentations made at an October 1968 conference at Hartland, Michigan, for public school administrators and university professors are "The Systems Movement and Educational Administration," by Glenn L. Immegart; "Cost-Utility Analysis and Educational Decision-Making," by Austin D. Swanson; and "Educational…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Decision Making, Educational Administration
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Hawley, Willis D. – Educational Researcher, 1990
Discusses the federal government's role in educational research and development, in particular, the capacity of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Considers how the federal government's capacity to support the development, dissemination, and implementation of education-related knowledge can be significantly enhanced by incremental…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Child Development, Coordination, Educational Improvement
Bond, Richard; Giles, Corrie – 1995
Canadian education has traditionally been financed by two major sources: (1) transfer payments from the federal government to the provinces; and (2) residential and business property tax revenues levied by municipalities. The Canadian federal government has recently announced a planned cut of 750 million dollars a year for 3 years in transfer…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Budgets, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance
Robson, Kenneth – 1996
The development of modern planning theories and strategies, as applied to higher education, has been both contentious and inconsistent. Planning originated as a management function and responsibility, but by the 1960s, analysts, statisticians, and strategists were providing the rationales for the major planning decisions. The inflexibility of…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Planning, Educational Administration, Educational Planning
Viehland, Dennis W.; And Others – 1981
The emerging trend in state higher education finance policy to use and index to establish tuition and fee levels at public institutions was studied, based on a 1980 national survey of tuition-setting policies. It was found that, increasingly, states are adopting indexing to cost of education as an established policy for determining tuition: 14…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Budgeting, Cost Indexes, Enrollment Influences
Folger, John – 1984
A national project designed to examine issues of budget reform and quality improvement in higher education is described. The focus is state-level budget practices and their impact on institutions. Most of the funding for quality improvement has been categorical: a small percent of the budget is set aside to achieve particular quality or…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Change Strategies, Decision Making, Educational Finance
Barro, Stephen M.; Carroll, Stephen J. – 1975
The objective of this study is to provide partial answers to the question, "What would school districts buy if they were given additional funds?" The answers are potentially relevant to state and federal education policy-makers faced with the task of developing and implementing school finance reforms who must consider whether and under…
Descriptors: Administrators, Budgeting, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Mc-Daniel, Olaf C.; van Oijen, Paul M. M. – 1990
One of a series of studies related to the Delphi research project: "Policy Instruments for Higher Education in the Western Europe of the Future", this paper describes and analyses the recent development of the higher education agenda in the Netherlands to show that the development of higher education policy is an incremental process of…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Delphi Technique, Educational Policy, Educational Trends
Anbe, Aruga and Ishizu, Architects, Inc., Honolulu, HI. – 1974
This report documents the planning process and the decisions involved in master planning a proposed Honolulu high school, and it provides guidance for the implementation of those increments remaining after phase one of the first increment had been completed in September 1972. Phase two of the first increment and the second increment are now under…
Descriptors: Architectural Programing, Budgeting, Costs, Educational Complexes
Callan, Pat – 1980
The systems of finance and governance of California's state universities and colleges and its community colleges have differed significantly. While the four-year institutions have been funded from the state budget, prior to 1978, the community colleges depended largely on local property taxes for revenue supplemented by state apportionments to…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Finance Reform
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Geiger, Joseph J. – 1978
A survey, designed to assist in the development of an inventory of fiscal competencies that academic administrators perceive to be needed if they are to be effective contributors to the budgetary process and to seek answers to the question of the existence of a widespread need for the development of in-service training programs for academic…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Administrator Qualifications, Bibliographies, Budgeting
Leinwand (C.M.) Associates, Inc., Newton, MA. – 1980
This report describes the Educational Voucher Demonstration, serves as a guide for its documentation, and offers an extensive bibliography. Part 1 gives background information and summarizes the implementation of the Alum Rock Demonstration based on a transitional voucher model and involving six public schools, each offering at least two distinct…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Budgeting, Community Support, Computer Programs
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