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2013 05-22 ed taskforce


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2013 05-22 ed taskforce

  1. 1. 66% by 2020David L. Buhler, Commissioner of Higher EducationMay 22, 2013
  2. 2. 66% by 2020 Goal• By 2018, 66% of jobs in Utah will requirepostsecondary education• Highest-paying occupations in Utahcurrently require a college degree.• Currently, 43% of Utah adults hold degreeor certificateSource: Center on Education and Workforce, Georgetown University ( of Workforce Services(
  3. 3. A Disturbing TrendSource: U.S. Census, 2011 American Community Survey from• Age 65+8th• Ages 45-64 15th• Ages 35-44 23rd• Ages 25-34 29thUtahns With at least a Bachelor’s Degree(Compared w/other States)
  4. 4. 66% by 2020 Goal3000032000340003600038000400004200044000460002011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20Increase degrees 4% annually to reach 66%45,000+31,339Annual Growth in Certificates (>1 yr) and Degrees to USHE students
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  7. 7. Foundational Principles ofStudent AchievementDavid L. Buhler, Commissioner of Higher EducationMay 22, 2013
  8. 8. Utah Code 53B-1-101 To provide high quality, efficient, and economicalpublic system of higher education through centralizeddirection and master planning To avoid unnecessary duplication To provide coordination and consolidation To provide systematic development of the roles ofeach institution
  9. 9. Higher education is a competitive market Students can choose where to attend college Public vs. private In-state vs. out-of-state Institutions compete nationally for faculty and staff Differential market pay Private industry influence through program advisoryboards
  10. 10. Fall 2012 Student EnrollmentSource: USHE (Board of Regents Meeting, November 12, 2012)Institution Budget-Related FTE Total HeadcountU of U 26,966 32,398USU 19,296 28,786WSU 14,233 26,681SUU 6,193 8,297Snow 3,306 4,599DSC 6,287 8,863UVU 19,117 31,556SLCC 15,361 30,112USHE Total 110,760 171,292
  11. 11. 10-year Projected Student EnrollmentSource: USHE (Board of Regents Meeting, May 17, 2013)050,000100,000150,000200,000250,0002012-13 2022-23Fall Semester Headcount50,500
  12. 12. Technology effects a student’s education Online Hybrid “Flipped” classrooms Math and writing “Emporiums” Open sourced curriculum (MOOCs)
  13. 13. Technology is improving student accessibility4-foldIncrease in distance-deliveredcourses in past 10 yrs.42%Enrollment increase in onlinecourses since 20051 in 5Students enroll in an onlinecourse2/3Of all students participate in someform of technology-deliveredinstruction49Degrees/certificates availableentirely online(12 Master’s)$600,000Annual savings from AcademicLibrary Consortium that makesover 15,000 resources onlinewi-fi, webmail for all students/faculty/staff, student progress andnotification, emergency messaging, open source materials, electroniccourse materials, approval/signature systems, accounting,
  14. 14. We Can’t do Everything the Same Way for Students More student growth coming Capacity is limited Technology is rapidly changingWe must keep college affordable andaccessible--& that depends on both theLegislature and Higher Education
  15. 15. Utah is affordable for students Attending college in Utah is the 3rd lowest in total costto families in the country Lowest student debt in the nation: 52% of students borrowing Average debt of $15,509 upon graduation is half of nationalaverage. Lowest default rate in the nation 2nd Fewest dollars/completion nationallySource: Chronicle of Higher Education (
  16. 16. State Support is CriticalSources: State Higher Education Executive Officers ( Board ( 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%ColoradoNevadaArizonaArkansasVirginiaVermontMassachusettsFloridaTennesseeUtahTuition per FTE State/Local Appropriation per FTE2012-13 Tuition(4-yr institution)$5,595$7,676$6,232$10,619$13,582$9,907$6,968$9,729$6,371$8,416Tuition vs. State/Local Appropriation
  17. 17. • Tax funding per full-time students has decreased $1,754.• With tuition, total funding per full-time student has decreased $642.(*Projected May 2013)Affordability depends on partnershipbetween Legislature and Higher EducationFunding per Student FTEFY 2008Tax Funds63%Tuition37%Funding per Student FTEFY 2013*Tax Funds49%Tuition51%
  18. 18. We are committed to not only being efficientbut innovative: Encouraging preparation in high school Use of technology Implementing strategies to improve completion Focusing on high demand areas
  19. 19. State support is critical for students: Helps keep college affordable in Utah Changing demographics Student Preparation Well-educated workforce for the future
  20. 20. Thank You