Sac State University Policy Manual

Instructional Program Priorities: Academic Planning, Resource Allocation and Enrollment Management

Policy Administrator: Vice President for Academic Affairs
Authority:FS 10-71
Effective Date: Novermber 17, 2011
Updated:October 11, 2011
Index Cross-References:
Policy File Number: ACA-144

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM PRIORITIES:
ACADEMIC PLANNING, RESOURCE
ALLOCATION, AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT


Policy Statement

The policy mandates assignment of Sacramento State academic programs to quartiles reflecting different levels of accomplishment or positioning relative to a number of criteria.  Quartile placement will inform the Provost’s decisions concerning the allocation of resources (e.g., faculty positions, equipment funding) to Colleges in support of their undergraduate, graduate, and credential major, minor, and certificate programs.  The program prioritization indicated by the quartile placement is not binding upon, but shall be given serious consideration by, the Provost in resource-related decisions.

Who the Policy Applies To

Academic programs at California State University, Sacramento. 

Why the Policy is Necessary

The policy is necessary to inform the Provost’s decisions concerning the allocation of resources (e.g., faculty positions, equipment funding) to Colleges in support of their undergraduate, graduate, and credential major, minor, and certificate programs. 

Responsibilities

The Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for this policy.

Procedures

Please refer to the Procedures for this policy under the following link:
http://www.csus.edu/acaf/Academic%20Affairs/2011%20AP%20IPP.pdf

 

Approved by Alexander Gonzalez, President
November 17, 2011