Program Reviews at Idaho Colleges Cover Administration and Sports Too

Idaho's public four-year colleges are about to start the sometimes painful process of justifying their expenses to state lawmakers. But unlike similar efforts across the country, more than just academic programs face scrutiny.

Administrative offices, auxiliary operations, and even athletics—a sacred cow at most colleges—will have to make the argument that they deserve staff and space on campuses.

Few institutions have undertaken reviews in such depth, said James A.