Performance Funding: Success Measures
Measure 1: Degrees Conferred (Mandatory)
Pennsylvania estimates that 57% of the population will need post-secondary credentials by 2025, up from 38% currently. PASSHE has committed to helping the Commonwealth meet this goal by increasing degrees by 6,000 by 2017.
Measure 1A: Number of Degrees Conferred
Measure 1B: Baccalaureate degrees per FTE undergraduate enrollment
Measure 2: Closing the Achievement Gap (Mandatory):
As part of the Access to Success (A2S) initiative, PASSHE has set a goal to reduce the college-going and graduation rate gaps that exist for low-income and minority students
Measure 2A: Closing the Freshmen Achievement Gap for Pell Recipients
Measure 2B: Closing the Freshmen Achievement Gap for Underrepresented Minority (URM) Students
Measure 5: STEM and Health Profession (STEM-HP) Degree Recipients (Optional):
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and health profession (STEM-HP) fields are an essential part of the foundation for U.S. competiveness in a global economy.