"Effectiveness and Efficiency" The University System of Maryland's campaign to control costs and increase student aid
This article gives detailed information on University System of Maryland’s Effectiveness and Efficiency Initiative. The University System of Maryland faced grave budget cuts and rising enrollment in 2003 when it initiated its Effectiveness and Efficiency Initiative. Under Chancellor William Kirwan’s leadership, the initiative managed to cut costs by $40 million, increased faculty workload by 10 percent, raised need-based student financial aid, and shortened the time it takes to earn a bachelor’s degree. Read more to find out more information on the challenges in implementing the Effectiveness and Efficiency campaign.