Further reading

Selected critiques of program prioritization:

The business of program prioritization:

Selected responses to program prioritization exercises:

Very few undergraduate-level degree granting programs ranked in the top 20 per cent of the analysis.

Seven of the university’s school of language and literature major and minor programs ranked in the bottom fifth of the analysis, as well as six programs apiece from mathematics and statistics, sociology and anthropology and the English and theatre departments.

Intercollegiate athletic teams, the school’s food services division, undergraduate residences and the annual giving and alumni relations unit, all scored in the top fifth of the analysis.

Larger trends


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