Responsibility Center Management


Other Universities have implemented or are implementing RCM or a similar budget structure at their institutions. Below are links to those universities' RCM sites and relevant news articles.
RCM Web Sites:
Indiana University
Ohio State University
University of Pennsylvania
Okanagan College (British Columbia)
Kent State University
Iowa State University
University of Michigan
Syracuse University
Ohio State University
University of Florida

In addition, many other public and private universities are utilizing or implementing a version of RCM but do not have information posted on the Internet. These institutions include:

University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
Southern Illinois University
Marquette University
American University
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
University of Toledo
Clemson University
Harvard University
Washington University of St. Louis
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Mercer University
CalTech University
Vanderbilt University
Duke University
Auburn University
Clarkson University (considering)
Purdue University
Temple University
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California
University of Toronto
West Chester University (PA)
Central Michigan University
University of Iowa
University of Alaska
McGill University
Florida International University
Renssalear Polytechnic Institute


Incentives for Managed Growth A Case Study of Incentives-Based Planning and Budgeting in a Large Public Research University

Responsibility Center Budgeting at the University of Toronto

Can Academic Values Mesh with Fiscal Responsibility?

Decentralized Budgeting at the University of New Hampshire: A Case Study by John Griffith and David Proulx -- NACUBO EBook. UNH community members can request a copy by contacting Jean Richard at

Integrated Planning and Change Management at a Research University -- Joan Leitzel, Candace Corvey, David Hiley. Change. New Rochelle: Jan/Feb 2004

Responsibility Center Budgeting: An Approach to Decentralized Management for Institutions of Higher Education -- Edward L. Whalen; Hardcover

Incentive-Based Budgeting Systems in Public Universities by Douglas M. Priest (Editor), William E. Becker (Editor), Don Hossler (Editor), Edward P. St. John (Editor), Mary M. Norden

Responsibility Center Budgeting: Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Decentralized Management by John Curry and Jon Strauss

Resource Allocation in Higher Education by William Massy

Cost Control in Higher Education  

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