Aligning Mission, Market, and Margin to Create Sustainable Student Success

Tuesday, February 10 | 10:15AM–11:00AM | California B, Second Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
Session speakers from finance and academia who were part of the 2013 NGLC Breakthrough Models Incubator will demonstrate how the use of the financial pro forma template supported and enhanced the development of new academic and student success programs. Empire State will describe how the pro forma ignited productive conversation around assumptions related to the development of their competency-based IT degree program. Austin Peay will discuss how the pro forma initiated an institutional shift toward investing in alignment with the campus mission across departments and programs.

OUTCOMES: Learn how focusing on outcomes can enhance programmatic/institutional sustainability * Connect the finance conversation to the teaching and learning conversation * Get a tool demo (pro forma) for facilitating an outcomes focus in alignment with mission


  • Holly Morris

    Principal, Summit Strategies
  • Rick Staisloff

    Senior Partner, rpkGROUP