The Dean’s Dashboard Executive Summary Part II Restructuring Academic Policy
Institutions across higher education are striving to become more ‘data-informed,’ but most are still struggling to turn data insights into actionable plans for improved resource management. Why? They face many roadblocks, including incomplete or inaccurate data, ad hoc allocation processes, a lack of unit-level incentives, and few reallocation options.
In our second installment of the Dean’s Dashboard series, see examples of schools that have successfully used data:
To identify and correct curricular problems
To find opportunities to improve faculty utilization and teaching capacity
To define rigorous standards for the value of research publications to improve the quality of faculty scholarship