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Board of Regents Base Budget and Utah Data Alliance - Jan. 31, 2014

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Presentation to the Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee of the 2014 Utah Legislatures. Remarks by Commissioner David L. Buhler regarding the budget of the Board of Regents (less than 2% of the overall USHE budget) and an overview of the Utah Data Alliance initiative.

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Board of Regents Base Budget and Utah Data Alliance - Jan. 31, 2014

  1. 1. Opening Graphic
  2. 2. UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS BASE BUDGET David L. Buhler Commissioner of Higher Education January 31, 2014
  3. 3. State & Local Public Higher Education Support Per Full-time Equivalent Student $7,500 Utah $7,106 U.S. Avg. $7,000 $6,296 $6,500 $6,290 $6,000 $5,756 $5,500 $5,119 $5,383 $5,000 $5,338 $5,048 $4,500 Source: National Center for Higher Education Management Systems 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1991 $4,000
  4. 4. Board of Regents Budget Overview   Entirely appropriated dollars (no tuition) 3 uses of dollars:  Pass-through programs (technology, scholarships, etc.)  Personnel (Commissioner’s Office)  Statewide initiatives
  5. 5. 20 Budget lines Engineering Initiative Acad. Library Consortium Utah Medical Education Council Concurrent Enrollment Coordination Articulation Support Economic Development Admin. Education Excellence Federal Programs Campus Compact Higher Ed. Technology Initiative Regents Scholar Hearing Impaired T.H. Bell Teacher Incentive Loan Program WICHE Student Financial Aid New Century Scholar Success Stipend Minority Scholarship
  6. 6. Pass-through vs. Board Administration Commissioner’s Office 14% Pass-through Programs 86%
  7. 7. % of Overall Higher Education (USHE) Budget Commissioner’s Office .3% Pass-through Programs 1.83%
  8. 8. Pass-through           Regents’ Scholarship New Century Scholarship Student Financial Aid Minority Scholarship Western Undergraduate Exchange T.H. Bell Teacher Incentive Hearing Impaired Support Campus Compact Higher Ed Tech. Initiative Library Consortium       TICE Utah Women in Education Initiative Engineering & Computer Science Initiative Engineering Scholarship Utah Medical Education Council Performance Funding
  9. 9. Board of Regents             Statewide policy/governance Statewide scholarship programs Program review and approval process Budget support between state and institutions Presidential searches (5 searches in 2 years) Articulation Concurrent Enrollment State-level economic development cooperation Data warehouse and reporting Strategic planning Information requests from Legislators/Governor Statewide initiatives  College Readiness (Step Up)  Completion
  10. 10. Efficiencies      4 Associate Commissioners to 2 Consolidated Planning and Institutional Research functions with Finance, Facilities Consolidated Economic Development and Student Affairs functions with Academic Affairs Concerted effort to update Regent policies (some over 30 years old) Reduced number of Board of Regents meetings from over 10 to 6 annually
  11. 11. Opening Graphic
  12. 12. THE UTAH DATA ALLIANCE USHE PERSPECTIVE
  13. 13. USHE’s long history of publishing data Data book - annually published since 1987 (2002-2014 online) USHE Data warehouse built in 1999   Facilities CTE Degrees /Certificates Cost Study Tuition/Fees Staffing Budget History Scholarships Comparisons Financial aid Enrollments Salary Information Relied upon by state and national entities    Legislature, institutions, media IPEDs, National Clearing House, Complete College America, WICHE
  14. 14. Utah Data Alliance Partners Utah’s State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS)  Legacy system managed by K-12 6 Grant Partner Agencies       Utah State Office of Education (USOE) -- Lead Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) Utah Educational Network (UEN) -- IT Support provider Utah Educational Policy Center – College of Education, Univ. of Utah Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS)
  15. 15. Utah Data Alliance Grant Overview        Grant awarded to 47 states (between 2006-2009) Utah awarded grant in 2009 Extension in 2013 Expires June 30, 2014 USHE portion: 1 FTE Utah is far ahead of most states Longitudinal data is a major part of USHE’s Completion Initiative
  16. 16. UDA Initiatives       Chronic Absenteeism in K-12 Inter-generational Poverty Post-Secondary Enrollment/Retention rates by County/District Mathematics Remediation Governor’s ―PACE‖ metrics (STEM focused) 1st and 5th Year Wage Information by degree/certificate
  17. 17. Potential First time large legacy data systems have been connected     Shared objective to get information to the public A lot of data quality verification - slow, labor intensive Best practices/procedures established
  18. 18. WAGE DATA
  19. 19. Benefits of Using Wage Data    Macro-level snapshot of the industries postsecondary graduates are employed Historical trends of aggregated wage and educational attainment data by industry Utilizes state level data
  20. 20. UDA Wage Information History     Data first compiled July 2013, shared at August Education Interim Committee by USOE Culmination of two years of work to enable large legacy data systems to ―talk‖ to each other First time Utah specific wage data and USHE degree/certificate information have been merged by matching individual records USHE web interactive of wage data by degree/certificate and by institution—January 2014
  21. 21. Wage Records Limitations  Only quarterly wages    Only contains industry information    No hourly wage or hours worked Based on quarterly wage reports estimated to an annual level No job titles – Cannot verify that an individual with a degree in a health-related program is performing a healthcare related job function No employer - A healthcare organization employs more than just employees with a degree/certificate in health-related college programs Only includes wage info in DWS Unemployment Insurance (UI) Database   UI wage data accounts for only part of the state’s wage earners Only an estimated 50% of DWS UI data provides a workable match to a USHE 1st-year degree holder
  22. 22. Wage Records Limitations Incomplete Wage Information All wage earners that graduate from a Utah institution
  23. 23. Wage Records Limitations Incomplete Wage Information All wage earners that graduate from a Utah institution Employed in Utah, reported to DWS
  24. 24. Wage Records Limitations Incomplete Wage Information All wage earners that graduate from a Utah institution Employed out of state em Unemployed or not in workforce Military, federal government, self -employed Employed in Utah, reported to DWS No SSN
  25. 25. Wage Records Limitations Incomplete Wage Information All wage earners that graduate from a Utah institution Employed out of state em Unemployed or not in workforce Military, federal government, self -employed Known Employed in Utah (via DWS) No SSN
  26. 26. Other Wage Data “Unknowns”       Previous job experience Previous degrees (before 2003) Relationship to employer (family business?) Multiple jobs Hours worked Geographic factors (rural vs. urban)
  27. 27. USHE’s interest in Longitudinal Data 1. 2.  Data gap between high school and college information Informing students with relevant employment and info associated with degrees/programs of study Example: High School Feedback report pilot     Davis Granite Ogden Provo
  28. 28. higheredutah.org/reports/   Utah wage information by field of study Where are Utah college graduates employed?

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