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Missouri 100 Gary Forsee

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Missouri 100 Gary Forsee

  1. 1. Opportunities and Challenges in the Coming Months<br />The Missouri 100 Annual Meeting<br />Gary D. Forsee, UM System President<br />Saturday, November 9, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Higher Education Issues<br />Accountability for student learning (e.g., outcomes)<br />Access and student success<br />Price of tuition<br />Budgets and funding (states’ fiscal crisis)<br />Student aid policy<br />Aligning the P-20 education system<br />Tax policies, benefits<br />e-learning<br />Diversity<br />Competition from for-profit institutions<br />Sources: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges; Association of Public Land-Grant Universities; Institute of Government and Public Affairs; National Education Association; American Association of State Colleges and Universities; JBL Associates; James Duderstadt<br />
  3. 3. Missouri-Specific Challenges<br />Missourians’ attitudes about support for higher education (2008 survey)<br />Dramatic funding and enrollment growth at community colleges<br />State economy lagging behind national recovery?<br />No capital or M&R funding mechanisms<br />Not ‘producing’ enough STEM or health care professionals<br />
  4. 4. 10-Year Profile for UM System<br />Dramatic enrollment increase<br />Maintain selective admissions standards <br />Outcomes (e.g., graduation rates, research grants) show improvements<br />Requirement for significant ‘productivity’ increase<br />Decline in state support offset by shift of burden to tuition<br />
  5. 5. Stewardship—Access & Affordability<br />Funding/FTE Student<br />FTE Enrollment<br />11% Efficiency<br />
  6. 6. Endowment Update<br />
  7. 7. Budget & Upcoming Legislative Session<br />2010 use of ~$50M in federal stimulus to keep operating budget flat to ’09 levels<br />Tuition held flat<br />Cost-reduction measures in place<br />Real savings estimated at $64M<br />Cuts to programs ‘outside of core’<br />MOREnet: $3M cut<br />Hospitals and clinics: $3.1M cut<br />State Historical Society: $364K cut<br />Telehealth: $203K cut<br />Missouri Institute of Mental Health: $413K cut<br />Missouri Kidney Program: $926K cut<br />
  8. 8. Budget & Upcoming Legislative Session (continued)<br />Current revenue through September off 11% to budget<br />Will adequate stimulus dollars be available in 2011?<br />What will final fiscal 2010 revenue be?<br />For planning purposes, assuming $25M of stimulus (~ half 2010 level) plus 5% revenue decline—a decline of 10% or greater <br />
  9. 9. 5 Key Priorities<br />Focus on “outside-in”<br />Ensure the P-20 pipeline is strong, seamless<br />Audit accountability and measurement plans<br />Grow revenue derived from tech transfer <br />Deploy shared service center concept across four campuses, extend offer to higher education colleagues<br />
  10. 10. Accountability Measures<br />Highlights strategic goals in four key mission-related areas<br />Goals for resources, communication and accountability<br />Accountability measures benchmarked against peer institutions particular to each campus<br />Results of benchmarking study nearly complete<br />
  11. 11. Tiger Institute for Health Innovation<br />Recently announced collaboration with Cerner Corp. to integrate electronic patient health records to improve patient care and reduce costs<br />Main components<br />IT works<br />Millennium Lighthouse<br />Regional/Statewide network<br />Living lab<br />
  12. 12. What Else Do We Need to Do?Actions:<br />
  13. 13. Significant National Discussion Underway…<br />Newsweek, October 26, 2009<br />BusinessWeek, October 19, 2009<br />
  14. 14. Leading the Change Through Challenging, Uncertain Times<br />Work across UM system and with key stakeholders<br />to evaluate and examine:<br />Bachelor’s degree completion programs<br />Investment by all in e-learning <br />Investment in hybrid classrooms (classrooms, distance, e-learning)<br />Encourage articulation agreements with high schools and community colleges<br />3-year, no-frills degrees<br />Year-round cycles<br />‘Fix’ hours for bachelor’s degrees<br />
  15. 15. Questions?<br />

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