Central and Decentral Staff Costs

While the cost of Central Administration provides a good guide to a university’s administrative cost, it doesn’t portray the full picture because some schools take a more de-central approach to administration. Most of the administrative activity that is...

Academic Commitment

This Indicator seeks to assess each university’s level of Academic Commitment by measuring budget allocation levels to Instruction, to the Library, and to Total Academic Salaries. The fourth measure focuses on the share of Total Academic Salaries assigned to the...

Support for Students

This Indicator assesses various types of student support provided through the Student Services function; its scope is defined in the most recent version of the CAUBO reporting guidelines HERE (page 21). The Indicator separates out the two main components – student...

Other Efficiency Measures

Almost three-quarters of the G.O. budget goes to staff costs, but this still leaves a substantial volume of funds to be used for other expenses. This Indicator focuses on expenditure efficiency in some of those areas. Each area is defined in the CAUBO Guidelines HERE...

Other Salaries & Wages Analysis

This Indicator is not one of the seven component Indicators that contribute to the Overall Expenditure Ranking, although it is covered in various other areas. The “Other Salaries and Wages” category in the CAUBO reports is extremely wide-ranging. It covers...