Tag: budget

Seriously, A Blog Post about Budgets?!

Even a short conversation regarding budgets can have the effect of a commercial strength sedative. Although annual budgets seldom reflect accurate year-end expenditures, the value of a well-designed budget process for institutional stability and consistent progress toward strategic goals cannot

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Tech Shatters the Iron Triangle

The sad irony is the value of a college degree in our competitive global economy is greater than ever while access to that degree seems far too limited for most people. This modern dilemma has been coined the “Iron Triangle”

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Students, Students, Students

You have likely heard the first rule in real estate is “location, location, location.” Similarly, the first rule in higher education is “students, students, students.” Although it’s easy to get caught up in the details we contend with on a

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Funding and the Future: The Conversation Begins

Gov. Bill Haslam’s proposed 2014 budget, unveiled during his recent State of the State address, allows us to launch a conversation about how state funding decisions will affect our campus this year. While the Tennessee General Assembly will hone the

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