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Cost-Saving Innovations: Lessons Learned from Three Campus Models

Financial Wellness Policy and Advocacy AVP or "Number Two" Mid-Level Senior Level VP for Student Affairs
November 5, 2020 Alexa Wesley Chamberlain Dr. Amelia Parnell Dr. Jacalyn Askin

Higher education is deploying a range of innovative strategies in response to rising costs and financial challenges. This report presents findings from a NASPA study on cost-saving initiatives at three institutions. Each institution aimed to creatively address different areas affecting student affordability, including the delivery of distance education, pedagogy, and support services. Insights into key decisions and business models are discussed. The programs examined have promising implications for the future of cost savings and innovation in higher education.