A Strategic Funding Process: Emphasizing Shared Governance and TransparencyAcademic Affairs Publications
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AbstractThe Purpose Provide an opportunity and seed funding for innovative ideas to emerge from the campus community in support of the Institution’s strategic priorities. The Process The Strategic Priority Funding process that exists at Minnesota State University, Mankato today has roots extending back to pre-2004 as an innovation fund. Pre 2004 – An Innovation Fund 2004 – Strategic Priority Funding – Administrative 2006 – Strategic Priority Funding – Administrative/Planning Sub-Meet 2011 – Strategic Priority Funding – Joint Open Process The process has primarily changed in ways that reflect greater shared governance, transparency, and assessment of results. The Results During the past six years, 53 Strategic Priority Funding proposals have been awarded funds. Funded proposals have represented every division of the institution over the life-span of two University Strategic Plans.
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Citation InformationAkey, L. D. (2013). A Strategic Funding Process: Emphasizing Shared Governance and Transparency. Presentation at the 2013 Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.