Additional Information on Report Card Metrics
Fully Loaded Cost per Student FTE
High level analysis of costs per student, including distribution of support and administrative costs.
Public Support per Student FTE
All Funds State Tax Support represents the core operating funding needed for the University independent of campus generated revenue (mostly tuition) and local assistance (community colleges only).
All Funds State Tax Support per FTE is an indication of a university’s reliance on State tax revenue. Within SUNY campuses, support per FTE is an indication of how campuses compare among each other and peer institutions.
Funds Raised in Support of SUNY Campuses
The State University of New York has compiled the Fundraising Survey Report uses CASE Management Reporting Standards for reporting annual fundraising results. Information contained in the report may be used as an effective mechanism to monitor progress in achieving SUNY campaign and individual campus goals, to facilitate comparisons among peers within and outside the State University, and to share fundraising “best practices”. To ensure these comparisons are meaningful and accurate, the State-operated campuses and community colleges are asked to follow the applicable reporting standards when completing the Council for Aid to Education (CAE) Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey form used to compile the information in this report.
Alumni Giving Rate
The alumni giving rate is the percentage of alumni on record who donated money to the college or university. Alumni on record are former full- or part-time students who received an undergraduate or graduate degree and for whom the college or university has a current address. Alumni donors are alumni with degrees from the institution who made one or more gifts for either current operations or capital expenses during the specified academic year. The alumni giving rate is calculated by dividing the number of alumni donors during a given fiscal year by the number of alumni on record for the same year.
Facilities Master Plan Progress and Updates
Stewardship of the physical facilities at each campus is essential to the learning, research and public service missions of the university. Facilities stewardship has three main components, planning for new or renovated facilities, minimizing the backlog of critical maintenance (CM), and day to maintenance of the building & grounds.
This metric is specific to the status of planning at each campus. Currently an educational facilities master plan is being completed at each State operated campus. This master planning effort will frame the content for the next five-year SUNY Capital Plan. Each facility master plan will provide the opportunity to enhance the competitive nature of SUNY by integrating the institutional academic vision with the physical environs of each campus. Each master plan will address individual vision and mission. Individual master plans will provide a platform to compare and contrast stated institutional goals within the broader SUNY system context. Campus master plans will integrate building condition, space utilization and need, provide conceptual alternatives and map a plan for new and/or adaptive reuse of facilities needed in fulfillment of the institutional mission. Midterm and longer term institutional success can be assessed using metrics which gauge the fulfillment of the master plan.
In addition each campus is responsible for planning and annually updating a residential facility capital plan geared at addressing needs for new facilities as well as critical maintenance.