Responsibility Centered Management

News and Announcements

  • Status of RCM Three-Year Review

    April 19th, 2018
    TO: UA Community FROM: Jeff Goldberg, Acting Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Gregg Goldman, Senior Vice President for Business Affairs & CFO SUBJECT: Status of RCM Three-Year Review DATE: April 19, 2018 In the fall, a team was created to review the first three years of the University's adoption of Responsibility Centered Management as its budget allocation model. The team was asked to identify potential improvements and modifications, and then forward recommendations to President Robbins. Since then, the RCM Three-Year Review Committee has been working...Read More
  • RCM Three-Year Review Team

    November 15th, 2017
    The Review Team membership reflects a balance of budget expertise, broader experience, membership on the original RCM Steering Committee, a range of types of units, shared governance, and more. The Review Team will carry out its work during the 2017-18 fiscal year and produce a report with a set of recommendations for consideration by President Robbins. UA@WorkRead More
  • Annual Merit Increase Program

    August 10th, 2017
    Funding to support merit increases will come from funds allocated in accordance with our Responsibility Centered Management principles rather than new central dollars. In some cases, units will be required to reallocate funds or postpone investments in order to fund annual salary increases.  These tradeoffs are in line with the compensation recommendations made by the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee. Read the full announcement.Read More
  • UA Announces Plan for Pay Increases

    May 18th, 2016
    This will be the first time a University-wide salary increase has occurred under the UA's new Responsibility Centered Management, or RCM, budget model, which decentralizes the University budget and gives units more direct control over their own funds.  Read more at UA@WorkRead More
  • Guest Column: Let's Talk About RCM

    March 16th, 2015
    If you have questions about Responsibility Centered Management, now is the time to start talking with the leadership of your unit about how implementation of the University's new budget model may affect your unit. In December, deans, department heads and directors attended an RCM open house where a draft model of RCM was introduced. Since then, several RCM workshops have been held to provide deans, associate and assistant deans, as well as budget and finance officers from all colleges and vice presidential units, with hands-on training for using the model. Various members of the RCM steerin...Read More