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National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, 2017
The University of Alaska System and its constituent institutions are faced with significant--and opposing--forces and pressures. The future well-being of the state will, in many ways, be shaped by the nature and extent of their contributions to the education of the state's citizens and workforce, the expansion and diversification of the state's…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Best Practices, Program Effectiveness, Performance Factors
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NJ1), 2011
Performance funding--the linking of allocation of resources to accomplishment of certain desired outcomes--is an idea that is once again finding favor with policymakers. It has intuitive appeal; what's not to like about paying for results? While it is a notion that makes common sense to most decisionmakers, it is an idea with a very checkered…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Design, Administrative Principles, Financial Support
Kelly, Patrick J.; Jones, Dennis P. – National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NJ1), 2007
This project--funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts--is an effort to address the performance of state higher education systems, and the public sectors within them, relative to their levels of funding. The measure used for funding and those used for performance are described. The data used throughout this study were compiled and analyzed to answer…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Public Colleges, State Universities, Comparative Analysis