Last month, we discussed the location of funding for the IR Office. This month, we’ll delve a little deeper into the budget of the IR Office.
In the National Survey of IR Offices, we asked respondents for the number of dollars that the Office of IR had primary responsibility or oversight for during the 2014-2015 academic year (excluding salary and benefits). As expected, that number correlates with institutional enrollment.
To provide a better comparison, we provide the breakdown of IR Office dollars by student FTE. We find that 45% of IR Offices oversee a budget less than $5 per student FTE while 14% of IR Offices control a budget of $20 or more per student FTE.
Do these results surprise you?