The goal of RCM is to provide an incentives-based transparent budget model for the University of Arizona.




  • Encouragement and reward for revenue generation and cost effectiveness;
  • Alignment of authority and accountability at the local (unit) level;
  • Greater transparency regarding sources and uses of resources;
  • Greater flexibility — improved responsiveness to change;
  • Enhanced ability to plan with a better sense of future resource flows.

RCM takes a University wide view, utilized a Steering Committee and Sub-Committees with wide representation across the University and a mandate that includes frequent and meaningful two-way communication. 

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