Current Status Report - September 2011
Text in red denotes new activity since previous status report.

Establish new revenue-generating programs

Action Taken

  • Enhanced continuing education and summer studies programs
  • Expanded the master’s program in computer science
  • Consolidated the management of continuing education and executive education programs
  • Increased income from working capital through improved asset allocation
  • Received approval for and implemented more proactive plan for investing working capital
  • Introduced new master’s programs in public policy, public humanities, and urban education policy
  • Established agreement with Nelligan Sports Marketing to expand athletic sponsorship revenue
  • Designed and implemented financial plan to enhance participating programs’ effectiveness in recruiting and retaining doctoral students
  • Implemented revenue share agreements in several programs for the support of graduate students
  • Received approval to establish professional masters programs in several areas

Action Needed

  • Investigate master’s programs in engineering and other areas
  • Continue to explore potential for increasing athletics revenue
  • Continue to explore additional continuing education opportunities
  • Continue to explore additional professional, masters-level educational opportunities, including some associated with the newly-established School of Engineering
  • Develop 2-3 professional masters programs
  • Increase number of on campus masters students and programs
  • Increase support from Corporations and Foundations


  • Dean of the College
  • Dean of the Graduate School
  • Provost
  • Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services
  • Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Dean of Continuing Education
  • Vice President for Research
  • Senior Vice President for Advancement

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