Volume IV: What works, what matters, what lasts

Budgets & Finance

Financial Resources

  • Keck/PKAL consultancy reports
    Sustaining commitment to facilities planning

    The administration must collaborate with faculty by being open about a realistic budget for facilities renewal.

  • What works - A PKAL worksheet
    Worksheet to determine the cost of investments to sustain quality faculty
    From Report on Project Kaleidoscope - 2001
    PKAL developed a worksheet for faculty and administrators to assess the actual cost of faculty development activities.

  • What works - A PKAL essay
    Strengthening Undergraduate STEM Programs
    - Stephen R. Lewis, Jr., President Emeritus and Professor of Economics - Carleton College
    The undergraduate educational experience is the critical link in achieving our national objectives. The reason is simple. Undergraduate institutions produce those who go on to teach in America's K-12 schools. They are the source of future Ph.D.'s; they produce the political leaders, the local school board members, the Federal, state, and local officials who will make policy decisions relating to scientific and technological issues that have an impact on how we all live, work, and interact.

  • What works - A PKAL essay
    Strengthening Undergraduate STEM Programs
    - Stephen R. Lewis, Jr., President Emeritus and Professor of Economics - Carleton College
    The undergraduate educational experience is the critical link in achieving our national objectives. The reason is simple. Undergraduate institutions produce those who go on to teach in America's K-12 schools. They are the source of future Ph.D.'s; they produce the political leaders, the local school board members, the Federal, state, and local officials who will make policy decisions relating to scientific and technological issues that have an impact on how we all live, work, and interact.