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2013 06-26 ed task force

  1. 1. Key Elements Contributing toHigh Student AchievementDavid L. BuhlerCommissioner of Higher EducationJune 26, 2013
  2. 2. Utah Code 53B-1-101– To provide high quality, efficient, andeconomical public system of higher educationthrough centralized direction and masterplanning– To avoid unnecessary duplication– To provide coordination and consolidation– To provide systematic development of theroles of each institution
  3. 3. Key Elements of StudentSuccess• Market-driven• Affordable (efficient)• Leverages technology• Innovative• Capacity to accommodate more growth• Strong state support
  4. 4. Market-driven– Students can choose where to attend collegeqPublic vs. privateqIn-state vs. out-of-state– Institutions compete nationally for faculty andstaff– Differential market pay– Industry influence through program advisoryboards and partnerships
  5. 5. Affordable for students– Attending college in Utah is the 3rd lowest intotal cost to families in the country– Lowest student debt in the nation:q52% of students borrowingqAverage debt of $15,509 upon graduation is half ofnational average.qLowest loan default rate in the nation– 2nd Lowest cost per completion nationallySource: Chronicle of Higher Education (collegecompletion.chronicle.com)Utah
  6. 6. Leverage technology effectivelyEmerging vs. Proven technologies– Online– Hybrid– “Flipped” classrooms– Math and writing “Emporiums”– Open sourced curriculum (MOOCs)
  7. 7. …some examples4-foldIncrease in distance-deliveredcourses in past 10 yrs.42%Enrollment increase in onlinecourses since 20051 in 5Students take an onlinecourse2/3Of students participate insome form of technology-delivered instruction49Degrees/certificates availableonline(12 Master’s)$600,000Savings from LibraryConsortium - over 15,000resources onlinewi-fi, webmail for all students/faculty/staff, student progressand notification, emergency messaging, open sourcematerials, electronic course materials, approval/signaturesystems, accounting,
  8. 8. Innovative:– We can’t do everything the same way forstudentsqEncouraging college preparation inhigh schoolqTechnological changeqImplementing strategies to improvecompletionqFocusing on high demand areas…Capacity issues
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Capacity: 10-yr. Projected StudentEnrollmentSource: USHE (Board of Regents Meeting, May 17, 2013)2012-13 2022-23050,000100,000150,000200,000250,000Fall Semester Headcount29% Increase
  11. 11. • Tax funding per full-time students has decreased $1,754.• With tuition, total funding per full-time student has decreased$642.Partnership between State andHigher Ed is critical to maintainingaffordabilityFunding per Student FTE FY 2008Tax Funds63%Tuition37%Funding per Student FTE FY 2013*Tax Funds49%Tuition51%
  12. 12. State Support is CriticalSources: State Higher Education Executive Officers (http://sheeo.org/sites/default/files/publications/SHEF%20FY%2012-20130322rev.pdf)College Board (http://trends.collegeboard.org/college-pricing/figures-tables/state-tuition-and-fees-state-and-sector-over-time)0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%71%36%53%34%65%83%51%38%47%51%Tuition per FTEState/Local Appropriation per FTE2012-13 Tuition(4-yrinstitution)$5,595$7,676$6,232$10,619$13,582$9,907$6,968$9,729$6,371$8,416Tuition vs. State/LocalAppropriation
  13. 13. State support is critical for students:– Helps keep college affordable for Utahns– Encourages college preparation– A well-educated workforce is critical for futuregenerations
  14. 14. Thank You