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Data Matters: Per-Student Spending Stays Flat at Community Colleges - AACC 21st Century Virtual Center

Data Matters: Per-Student Spending Stays Flat at Community Colleges - AACC 21st Century Virtual Center | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
A closer look at full-time equivalent student spending at U.S. community colleges compared with other sectors of higher education.
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Trend— Measuring the costs to colleges of regulatory compliance

Trend— Measuring the costs to colleges of regulatory compliance | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

"Many people in higher education complain about the increasing burdens of regulation, with some insisting that it has driven administrative bloat, but the exact toll on colleges remains a mystery. That’s because very few colleges have bothered to measure the cost of compliance in dollars or employee time, because that task is too complicated or too costly in itself.

But it may be time that some colleges tried. "

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:

Hmm. 


Hartwick College "employees spend about 7,200 hours on compliance reporting, at a cost of about $300,000 to the institution. Just over 100 Hartwick employees and six Aramark contractors working for Hartwick have some role in compliance tasks. In some cases.


'Frankly, some of it we’re doing to ourselves,' president Drugovich said. 'The largest portion of labor hours is not spent on federal regulation, but it is spent on NCAA.'”

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