Funding

  • Increase efficiency by enhancing the university’s procurement policies and practices, negotiating favorable contractual terms, and evaluating opportunities to centralize and consolidate support staff services
  • Evaluate college, department and unit level processes, programs and activities and eliminate those that are ineffective or inefficient
  • Evaluate and revise the university’s tuition and fee policies
  • Improve compensation for faculty and staff
  • Advocate for the university’s legislative priorities and, if necessary, for a waiver under the Higher Education Student Funding Act
  • Collaborate with other higher education leaders throughout the state to develop and implement a new performance funding model
  • Collaborate with other higher education leaders throughout the state to develop and implement recommendations for administrative cost savings throughout the state’s higher education system
  • Evaluate and update scholarship and fee waiver programs
  • Begin to develop a comprehensive campaign to raise private funds and increase the endowment
  • Maintain external funding through the office of sponsored research and Programs at $20 million or more annually
  • Maintain the number of grant and contract proposals submitted for external funding through the office of sponsored research and Programs at 300 or more proposals

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