Finance

Colleges 'Unleash the Deans' With Decentralized Budgets

John Giustina, U. of Oregon

Brad Foley, dean of music at the U. of Oregon, was able to buy equipment for a music-technology program because he increased the number of students taking courses in the School of Music and Dance.
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For many years at the University of Oregon, Brad Foley got a lump of money dropped in his lap to run the School of Music and Dance. It didn’t matter how many courses he offered, how big or how small they were, says Mr. Foley, who has been the...

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