Defining RCM

There are several different budget models applied within institutions of higher education. While the fundamental methods are similar, each is unique because it reflects the mission and strategic investments of an institution. There is a robust body of literature dedicated to describing these financial models and detailing the experience and implications (Curry, 1996; Curry, Laws, Strauss, 2013; Priest, Becker, Hossler and St. John, 2002; Salamon and Strauss, 1979; Strauss and Curry 2002; Theobald and Thompson, 2000; Whalen, 1991).

Current examples of similar budget models in public higher education:

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