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Enhanced Expense Practices for Higher Education: Enduring Continuous Reductions in State Appropriation
Management Faculty Research
  • Ralph E. McKinney, Marshall University
  • Lawrence Shao, Marshall University
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The way forward for higher education to survive and to endure reductions in state appropriations is the enrichment of practices associated with traditional expenses. Because consistent reductions in state appropriations threaten to cause major changes to educational services within Higher Education, this paper advocates enhancement to program management and changes to teaching practices without sacrificing students' expectations. In fact, these practices strengthen learning through practical and team teaching environments while promoting unity of colleges and integration of courses. Module learning and transition programs encourage students to complete degrees faster and step up to the next advance degree. Flexibility can be obtained in a traditionally rigid environment without surrendering core programs.

This is the authors’ submitted manuscript. The version of record was publisher by IABE Copyright © 2011 International Academy of Business and Economics. All rights reserved.

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McKinney Jr, R. E., & Shao, L. P. (2011). Enhanced expense practices for higher education: Enduring continuous reductions in state appropriation. Review of Business Research,11(5).