|The institution's resource base supports its current educational programs and its plans for maintaining and strengthening their quality in the future.|
|5.A. The institution’s resource base supports its current educational programs and its plans for maintaining and strengthening their quality in the future.
|1.The institution has the fiscal and human resources and physical and technological infrastructure sufficient to support its operations wherever and however programs are delivered.
|2. The institution’s resource allocation process ensures that its educational purposes are not adversely affected by elective resource allocations to other areas or disbursement of revenue to a superordinate entity.
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|3.The goals incorporated into mission statements or elaborations of mission statements are realistic in light of the institution’s organization, resources, and opportunities.|
|4. The institution’s staff in all areas are appropriately qualified and trained.
|5.The institution has a well-developed process in place for budgeting and for monitoring expense.|
|5.B. The institution's governance and administrative structures promote effective leadership and support collaborative processes that enable the institution to fulfill its mission.
|1. The institution has and employs policies and procedures to engage its internal constituencies—including its governing board, administration, faculty, staff, and students—in the institution’s governance.||Governance Manual|
|2. The governing board is knowledgeable about the institution; it provides oversight for the institution’s financial and academic policies and practices and meets its legal and fiduciary responsibilities.||Earlham By-laws|
|3. The institution enables the involvement of its administration, faculty, staff, and students in setting academic requirements, policy, and processes through effective structures for contribution and collaborative effort.|
|5.C. The institution engages in systematic and integrated planning.
|1. The institution allocates its resources in alignment with its mission and priorities.|
|2. The institution links its processes for assessment of student learning, evaluation of operations, planning, and budgeting.|
|3. The planning process encompasses the institution as a whole and considers the perspectives of internal and external constituent groups.|
|4.The institution plans on the basis of a sound understanding of its current capacity. Institutional plans anticipate the possible impact of fluctuations in the institution’s sources of revenue, such as enrollment, the economy, and state support.|
|5. Institutional planning anticipates emerging factors, such as technology, demographic shifts, and globalization.|
|5.D. The institution works systematically to improve its performance.|
|1. The institution develops and documents evidence of performance in its operations.|
|2. The institution learns from its operational experience and applies that learning to improve its institutional effectiveness, capabilities, and sustainability, overall and in its component parts.|
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