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Who's Keeping Track Of Your University?

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Click here to learn more about each of the members of the Commission for Higher Educaiton

The Commission for Higher Education is the governing body responsible for overseeing post secondary institutions. The body is empowered to make budgetary recommendations to the Indiana State General Assembly and tuition recommendations to colleges and universities.  The ICHE also has final approval powers over the creation of degree programs.

 

The commission is composed of 14-members appointed by the governor, including  one faculty representative chosen from among the state’s professors and one student representative chosen from the state’s undergraduate population.  These appointments are not subject to legislative approval and there are no requirement other than that they do not seek elected office.

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How Indiana's Performance Funding Formula Stacks Up Against Other States

Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers speaks in support of Purdue's announcement that the school will shift to a year-round academic calendar — a move school officials hope will save students money.

Funding cuts have states rethinking how they distribute a limited pool of higher education dollars, writes Kysie Miao for the Center for American Progress: States have commonly allocated funds on the basis of enrollment, a process that reinforces their commitment to college accessibility and ensures a relatively equitable distribution of per-student spending across institutions. Enrollment, however, […]

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