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Title: Summary of DSUs 20022007 Strategic Plan


1
Summary of DSUs 2002-2007 Strategic Plan
  • Presentations to DSUs Institutional
    Effectiveness Committee
  • Fall 2006 to Spring 2007

2
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3
Goals of todays meeting
  • Provide a summary of DSUs retention efforts and
    an opportunity for IE Committee to review data
    and provide feedback
  • Next Steps
  • Prepare a final report for the Strategic Planning
    Committee
  • Release information to DSUs internal and
    external constituents

4
Retention Initiatives
  • 2002-2007 Strategic Plan Initiative 1 Retention
  • Title III Grant Strengthening Student Success
    and Retention through Improved Information Access
    and Services
  • AQIP Action Plan Design and implement programs
    to enhance student success and retention
  • Institutional Effectiveness Each College / Unit
    provided an update and evaluation of their
    activities

5
Retention Initiatives (cont)
  • Formed DSU Retention Committee 12/2005
  • Co-Chairs Steve Shirley and Cecelia Wittmayer
  • Members Representatives from faculty and staff
  • Policy 04-12-00 contains membership list

http//www.departments.dsu.edu/hr/newsite/policies
/041200.htm
6
DSU Retention Committee
  • The Retention Committee is responsible for the
    coordination of the campus-wide retention
    efforts.  
  • The Committees responsibilities include
  • 1. Implement and evaluate the universitys
    retention plans
  • 2. Collaborate with the Institutional
    Effectiveness Committee to ensure the colleges
    and functional units retention plans are
    incorporated into the campus-wide
    retention efforts
  • 3.  Evaluate data to monitor retention activities
    and support institutional improvement
  • 4.  Ensure that the campus is informed of all
    retention activities

7
Retention Definition
  • First-year retention is measured as a percent
    of the cohort enrolled for the first time in a
    given fall that re-enroll for a subsequent fall
  • Definition from the Consortium for Student
    Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE)

8
Strategic Initiative 1
  • By 2007, DSU will have retention and graduation
    rates that are among the highest in the Regental
    system
  • DSU will increase first-year student retention
    rates to 70 and will increase 6-year graduation
    rates to 45
  • DSU will increase the overall retention rates,
    the first year retention rates and the graduation
    rates of special student populations
  • DSU will recruit and retain a more diverse
    community of faculty, staff and administration

9
Title III Grant / Retention Activities
  • DSU developed nine specific Retention Action
    Plans to improve student success and retention
  • Many of the retention activities are funded by
    the Title III Grant

10
Action Plan 1 Freshmen Success Seminar
  • Recent actions
  • Redesigned curriculum created talking points
  • Added GS 100 to students course schedules
  • Conducted training for facilitators
  • DSU Computing Environment course for transfer
    students
  • Redesigned website www.courses.dsu.edu/fss

11
Action Plan 1 Freshmen Success Seminar
  • Evaluation
  • New evaluation tool created, aligned with revised
    curriculum www.courses.dsu.edu/fss/
  • Improved attendance tracking
  • Facilitators will evaluate the new curriculum

12
Action Plan 2 Professional Development
Training
  • Recent actions
  • Faculty and staff participated in Advanced
    Connections Customer Service Training
  • Faculty and selected support staff participated
    in Academic Advising Training
  • Students participated in customer service
    training program (85 students participated during
    spring 06 and fall 06)
  • New tutors participate in a tutor training
    program

13
Action Plan 2 Training
  • Evaluation
  • Pre and post training surveys
  • Preliminary data point from student training
  • Student employees knowledge of campus personnel
    and academic resources increased 56 when
    comparing pre and post training survey data

14
Action Plan 3 Early Alert
15
Action Plan 3 Early Alert
  • Student Support Specialist coordinates web-based
    Early Alert system
  • 354 total referrals (FY 2005-06 year end total
    was 320)
  • 213 students, unduplicated (FY 2005-06 year end
    total was 190)
  • Total Faculty with one or more referrals 56(FY
    2005-06 year end total was 41)
  • Concern Category
  • Academic Performance - 326
  • Behavioral Concerns - 11
  • Unselected - 17

16
Action Plan 3 Early Alert
  • Evaluation
  • Early alert system usage tracked by Student
    Support Specialist
  • Faculty evaluation of the system collected after
    the first pilot
  • Retention and success rates of students
    identified in retention modeling process will be
    compared to general population of new students

17
Action Plan 4 Course Redesign
  • Recent actions
  • Faculty received course redesign grants for
    English 033, Math 021 and Math 101
  • English 033 piloted two forms of online
    tutoring SMARTHINKING and DSUs OWL, WebCT
    assisted grammar-intensive unit
  • Math 021 and 101 utilize MyMathLab
  • Math Center with faculty coordinator

18
Action Plan 4 Course Redesign
  • Evaluation
  • Pre and post tested all students using the ACT
    COMPASS
  • Success rates (D, W, F) compared to baseline data
  • Track success rates in subsequent courses
  • Math Center Data

19
Action Plan 5 Assist First-Year Students
  • Recent actions
  • Campus-wide tutoring program
  • Regular meetings/tutor training sessions
  • Hired new tutors in selected subjects for Fall 06
  • SMARTHINKING online tutoring program
  • Fall 05 45 Users 116 sessions
  • Fall 06 251 Users 733 sessions
  • Academic advising holds for freshmen and
    pre-general education students implemented fall
    2005/expanded Fall 2006

20
Action Plan 5 Assist First-Year Students
  • Evaluation
  • New online tutoring evaluation form created
    www.departments.dsu.edu/dsuinfo
  • Tutors tracking usage with sign-in sheets
  • Review success rates in courses and pass rates on
    the statewide proficiency exams
  • Students completed online evaluation of
    SMARTHINKING

21
Action Plan 6 Internal Marketing Strategy
  • Recent actions
  • Communicate successes create news releases and
    post on the web www.departments.dsu.edu/news/spotl
    ight
  • SSI data published in the DSU Alumni magazine
  • Work with faculty to create and communicate a
    list of key messages and points of pride
  • Update current student website
  • US News 1 ranking

22
Action Plan 6 Internal Marketing Strategy
  • Evaluation
  • Current DSU website updated
  • Track NSSE data (every two years)

23
Action Plan 7 Academic Advising
  • Recent actions
  • Faculty joined NACADA
  • FASTeam developed online advising handbooks for
    students and faculty
  • Website with general education curriculum created
  • Summer Advising Group developed advisor
    training program
  • Fall 2006 faculty conducted advisor training
    sessions

24
Action Plan 7 Academic Advising
  • Evaluation
  • Questions on Student Satisfaction Inventory
  • Questions on National Survey of Student
    Engagement
  • ACT Advising Survey
  • Track usage of the advising web pages and
    handbooks
  • Pre/post training evaluation

25
Action Plan 8 Course Prerequisites
  • Ensure that course prerequisites are appropriate
    for content
  • Examine developmental math and English success
    rates
  • Evaluate prerequisites for courses with high D,
    W, F rates

26
Action Plan 9 Orientation
  • Recent actions
  • 2006 GO! Leaders in conjunction with DSU staff
    developed the Get Oriented 2006 program at DSU
  • Students assigned specific Go! Leaders
  • The Next Step Program
  • Welcome for transfer students

27
Action Plan 9 Orientation
  • Evaluation
  • Students completed an evaluation of the
    Information Highway activities
  • 88 of the students strongly agree or agreed
    with the Overall impression is favorable on
    presentation of the Tablet computers
  • Student Satisfaction Inventory Data

28
AQIP Retention Action Plan
  • Design and implement programs to improve student
    success and retention
  • Implement web-based Early alert
  • Coordinate campus-wide tutoring services
  • Redesign first-year experience
  • Redesign the pre-general education courses
  • Note the link to the Retention Action Plans!
  • AQIP Retention Project will be retired this fall

29
AQIP Results
  • DSU colleges and functional units submitted 44
    retention plans related to this AQIP project
  • DSU submitted Annual Update to AQIP on September
    14th, 2006
  • AQIP reviewers comments available at
    http//www.intranet.dsu.edu/assessment

30
Selected AQIP Reviewer Comments
  • Describe how the University involved people in
    work on this Action Project.
  • That a total of 44 plans were submitted for this
    Project indicates the importance DSU gives to
    enhancing student success and improving
    retention. Loading the plans to an internal AQIP
    site provided access as well as effective
    communication

31
Selected AQIP Reviewer Comments
  • Describe your planned next steps for this
    project.
  • DSU will be retiring this project but continuing
    its emphasis upon student success and retention.
    DSU understands that progress must be tracked
    concretely and consistently in relation to the
    targets it sets for itself.

32
Institutional Effectiveness Updates on Retention
  • College and units submitted Retention and
    Recruitment Updates in November
  • Updates included
  • Describe your past years accomplishments related
    to this Strategic Initiative.
  • Describe areas that your unit plans to continue
    working on during 06-07
  • Have you identified areas related to this
    initiative that you would address in the future?
  • What challenges are you facing?

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Selected Examples
  • Accomplishments
  • Library
  • All student workers participated in customer
    service training
  • College of Education
  • Developed a written protocol for working with
    transfer students from the first inquiry though
    course registration

34
Selected Examples
  • Accomplishments
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Increased usage of Early Alert system by faculty
    hired Math Center Coordinator
  • College of Business and Information Systems
  • Redesigned CS105 with goals to increase
    consistency for all students and to improve
    student experience
  • Residence Life
  • Implemented a new selection process for RA staff
    selected staff that are committed to responding
    to students needs and concerns in a timely
    fashion

35
Institutional Effectiveness Updates on Retention
  • Each college and functional units retention
    activities and their evaluation will be loaded on
    the intranet
  • Summary will be provided to the Strategic
    Planning Committee

36
Retention Data
  • DSUs first-year retention for full-time,
    baccalaureate degree-seeking students
  • 2003 Cohort N247 64.8 returned Fall 2004
    (21.2)
  • 2004 Cohort N227 70.0 returned Fall 2005
    (21.3)
  • 2005 Cohort N246 65.9 returned Fall 2006 (21)
  • 2006 Cohort ACT 21.5
  • Comparison data
  • Peers at less selective institutions (ACT below
    21) 69.7
  • Peers at moderately selective institutions (ACT
    21.0-22.4) 73.7

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Statistical Retention Note
  • From DSUs Retention Statistician at Noel-Levitz
  • Retention scoring predicted a 60.9 retention
    rate for DSU freshmen for Fall 05 Cohort
  • Without interventions this cohort was predisposed
    to a lower retention rate than the previous two
    years
  • One interpretation The 66 retention rate
    represents an improvement over the predicted
    outcome, supporting the impact of the
    interventions

38
Graduation Rates
  • DSUs six-year graduation rate for full-time,
    baccalaureate degree-seeking students
  • 1999 Cohort N275 47.3 graduated by 2005 (20.9)
  • 2000 Cohort N304 40.1 graduated by 2006
  • Comparative Data1999 Cohort Peers
  • At less selective institutions (ACT below 21)
    36.8
  • At moderately selective institutions (ACT
    21.0-22.4) 46.8

39
Comprehensive Retention Reports
  • Retention data reported in a variety of documents
  • Comprehensive report to Retention Committee
  • BOR report released October 2006
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Executive summaries will be available on campus

40
Schedule of events
  • Presentation to IEC on November 29
  • 1, Retention Champion Retention Committee
  • 2, Recruitment Champion Director of
    Admissions (postponed to Dec)
  • Progress reports due November 29 / Presentation
    to IEC in mid-January 2007
  • 3, Technology/Facilities Infrastructure
    Champion Computing Services/Physical Plant
  • 4, Academic Programs Champion Assessment
    Committee
  • Progress reports due December 13 / Presentation
    to IEC in early February 2007
  • 5, Campus Management Champion VP Council /
    Planning Council
  • 6, Increase External Resources Champion
    Foundation / Business Office

41
Questions?
42
DSU Fall 2007 Recruitment / Enrollment
Management PlanAmy Crissinger Director of
Admission

43
DSU Mission Statement
  • Dakota State University is an institution
    specializing in programs in computer management,
    computer information systems and other related
    undergraduate and graduate programs. A special
    emphasis is the preparation of the elementary and
    secondary teachers with expertise in the use of
    computer technology and information processing in
    the teaching and learning process. A secondary
    purpose is to offer two-year and one-year
    programs and short courses for application and
    operator training in areas authorized.

44
Strategic Plan Focused on Recruitment and
Retention
  • Strategic Issue 1 Retention DSU will enrich
    the undergraduate experience and build the
    graduate experience.
  • Outcome By 2007, DSU will have retention and
    graduation rates that are among the highest in
    the Regental system.
  • Strategic Issue 2 Recruitment DSU will
    increase enrollment through more focused
    recruitment strategies.
  • Outcome By 2007, DSU will have one of the
    largest enrollment percentage increases in the
    Regental system and one of the largest
    improvements in entry-level ACT scores.

45
Strategic Plan Focused on Recruitment and
Retention
  • Strategic Issue 3 Technology/Facilities
    Infrastructure DSU will continually enhance its
    technology and facilities infrastructure.
  • Strategic Issue 4 Academic Programs DSU will
    sustain and enhance the quality of its academic
    programs.
  • Strategic Issue 5 Campus Management DSU will
    manage its resources with optimum efficiency and
    open communication.
  • Strategic Issue 6 Increase Resources DSU will
    expand its revenues from grants, contracts and
    private donations as a mechanism for
    supplementing the institutions overall budget.

46
The Environment
  • 9,193 high school graduates in 2007
  • High school graduates declining by 13 by the
    year 2011
  • High school graduates in adjacent states MN, IA,
    NE, ND declining by 8-10 by 2011

47
The Environment
  • 77 of new freshmen in 2006 were from SD with a
    majority of those coming from a six county region
    surrounding Madison (84 in 2005)
  • The majority of students come from high schools
    with graduation classes of less than 50 students
  • The majority of entering new freshmen are first
    generation college students.
  • 50 of entering students in developmental courses
  • 40-50 success rate of students in developmental
    courses
  • 2005 to 2006 retention rate of first-time,
    full-time, degree-seeking freshmen was 66

48
The Environment
  • DSU has a limited number of majors, all of which
    have some level of technology as a focus
  • DSU is designated as the states technology
    institution
  • DSU is the first institution in the state to
    implement a campus-wide wireless network along
    with the Tablet PC
  • Increased competition from the states public and
    private institutions
  • Other state schools have more endowed funds and
    better scholarship programs

49
Enrollment goals fall 2005
  • Enroll a first time freshman class of 300
    students (314)
  • Enroll 175 new transfer students (189)
  • Increase freshman enrollment from Sioux Falls
    high schools from 28 to 40 (49)
  • Maintain an average ACT score of 21 for entering
    new students (21)
  • Maintain out-of-state enrollment at 60 students
    (53)

50
Enrollment goals fall 2006
  • Enroll a first time freshman class of 330
    students (320)
  • Maintain transfer enrollment at 190 (169)
  • Enroll 46 first time freshmen from Sioux Falls
    high schools (27)
  • Enroll 55 non-resident students (74)
  • Maintain an average ACT score of 21 for first
    time freshmen (21.5)

51
Supporting Strategies
  • Utilize a portfolio management approach to
    facilitate enrollment growth
  • Market penetration
  • Market development
  • Product development
  • Diversification

52
Enrollment Growth Strategy
Existing Programs/Services
New Programs/Services
Existing Markets
Market Penetration Website/Admission Genie Lake
6 Region
Product Development Digital Arts Design Forensic
Technology
New Markets
Market Development Sioux Falls Out of State MN,
WI, IL Student Paths
Diversification
53
Supporting Strategy 1
  • Inquiry Pool Development - Increase the number of
    inquiries (freshman and transfers) to meet new
    student enrollment goals
  • Name Buy
  • Direct Email Search using Smart Approach modeling
    tool applied to names purchased from NRCCUA
  • NRCCUA Talent Identification Card Deck
  • DACAC Junior Survey
  • Admission Website
  • Travel
  • Expanded Travel Territory Minnesota, Iowa,
    added Wisconsin
  • College Fairs
  • High School and Junior College Visits
  • Student Paths
  • AnyCollege.com
  • Referrals
  • Athletics
  • Coordinate efforts with ES for school visits

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Supporting Strategy 2
  • Communication
  • Message
  • Reputation as innovative and challenging US
    News World Report
  • Student Success
  • Technology
  • Value
  • APART Affordable, Placement, Attention,
    Reputation, Technology
  • Publications (print and electronic)
  • Admission Website Includes information for
    prospective freshmen and transfer students based
    on stage in recruitment cycle and promotes social
    networking. Specific information is provided for
    parents as well.
  • Brochures to illustrate messages
  • Communication Management Right Message, Right
    Time
  • Written, electronic and phone contacts
  • Tracks for freshmen and transfer students at all
    stages of recruitment cycle
  • Additional tracks for Discover Days, ACT
    achievements, parents
  • Student Communication Center
  • Phone, Email, IM
  • Professional Staff Contacts
  • Use modeling scores to determine priority
  • Accepted students, financial aid award follow-up

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Supporting Strategy 2
  • Communication
  • Career Services
  • Updated website to include more interactive
    offerings, provided information for use in
    newsletters and developed updated brochures for
    prospective students and parents
  • Dining Services
  • Updated meal plan brochures
  • Library Learning Commons
  • Displayed ES and other publications in brochure
    rack
  • OIEA
  • Developed brochures for new programs First-year
    Experience course and Living Learning Community
    for Women in Technology
  • Residence Life
  • Upgraded residence life website to provide
    helpful information to prospective and registered
    students and parents
  • Student Activities
  • Work to keep student organization websites
    current and promote a positive visual image
  • Special Events/DPP
  • Updated website and posted events to campus
    calendar to build awareness

56
Supporting Strategy 3
  • Student-Centered Events
  • Discover DSU Day
  • Model the campus experience Admission and
    financial aid, Academics, Tablet PC and wireless
    technology, Student Services, Tour, Lunch
  • Tablet PC give-away promotion
  • New Student Registration
  • Added break-out session for transfer students
  • Involve orientation leaders in the registration
    process
  • Integrated approach from registration to
    orientation to fee payment process
  • Other Campus Events Supported by Admissions
  • ICBSD Career Day, 11 Computing Tablet Showcase,
    SFT Workshop, Athletic Camps, Debate and Oral
    Interpretation Tournaments among others (see
    following)
  • AOD FNL Programming
  • Entertainment and programming drew 500
    individuals from the region to the DSU campus
  • Cover charge helped to raise scholarship revenue
  • Bookstore
  • 20 off clothing coupons included in Discover Day
    packets. Goal was to have 20 of them
    redeemedcurrent rate is 27.97

57
Supporting Strategy 3
  • Student-Centered Events
  • Career Services, Dining Services, Student
    Activities and Student Development
  • Present information at Discover Days and new
    student registration events
  • Arts Sciences
  • CSI Summer Workshop for juniors and seniors
    interested in SFT
  • Sponsors Dakota Invitational Oral Interpretation
    Contest 300 students
  • Support Discover DSU Days and new student
    registration
  • Business Information Systems
  • ICBSD Career Day
  • 11 Computing Tablet Showcase
  • Campus visits by regional high school technology
    classes
  • Support Discover DSU Days and new student
    registration
  • Development Office
  • Provided funding for Tablet PC Give-away
    promotion
  • Library Learning Commons
  • Update tour script to accurately portray the
    library

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Supporting Strategy 4
  • Market Development
  • Sioux Falls and Surrounding Area (see below with
    UR)
  • Minnesota
  • Student Paths
  • Wisconsin
  • Added college fairs in La Crosse and Eau Claire
  • Added Wisconsin and Illinois names to NRCCUA list
  • University Relations
  • Sioux Falls Surrounding Area
  • Dinners/Receptions for high school students,
    teachers, alumni
  • Movie theatre advertising
  • KSFY advertising
  • Billboard
  • DSU Magazine referral and application fee waiver
    form
  • Alumni referrals
  • Development of Alumni Network
  • RFP Process

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Supporting Strategy 5
  • Institutional Aid Awarding Strategy Leverage
    aid and communicate information in a timely
    manner
  • - Continue established awarding strategy for both
    in-state and out-of state first-time freshmen
    students.
  • In-state
  • 28-36 ACT - 2150 Presidential
  • 24-27 ACT - 1650 Achievement
  • 21-23 ACT - 500 Merit
  • Out-of-state
  • 28-36 ACT - 2150, 925 room (approx.)
    Presidential
  • 24-27 ACT - 1150, 925 room Achievement
  • 21-23 ACT - 925 room Merit

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Supporting Strategy 5
  • Institutional Aid Awarding Strategy Leverage
    aid and communicate information in a timely
    manner
  • - Offer and provide financial aid workshops to
    high schools in the Lake 6 county region
  • - Early aid estimates
  • - Complete aid offers beginning March 31 based
    on the current year costs until next years costs
    are available
  • - Admission and FA Counselor follow-up with
    student/parents walk through aid offer to
    eliminate cost barrier
  • Contact with students who have multiple
    applications following the commitment letter from
    state system
  • Development Office
  • Continue to grow the endowments to get closer to
    goal of 5.5 million in scholarship endowments

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Supporting Strategy 6
  • Outreach
  • Arts Sciences
  • Training for K-12 math and science teachers No
    Child Left Behind grant
  • Participated in math and science contests and
    other related activities at local high schools
  • Respiratory Care faculty participate in regional
    health fairs
  • Business Information Systems
  • K-12 technology presentations
  • 11 Computing Initiative
  • Library Learning Commons
  • Provided information literacy presentations to
    Classroom Connections and Social Studies
    Conference teachers
  • OIEA
  • Provided online testing services to prospective
    students and classes of high school students
  • Student Activities
  • Clubs and organizations conduct events external
    to the main campus
  • Summer Conferencing
  • Foster a positive image by developing strong
    relationships with conference sources

62
Supporting Strategy 7
  • Professional Development
  • Enrollment Services Staff Training
  • General best-practices in recruitment
  • Financial aid follow-up eliminating the cost
    barrier
  • Advanced Connections
  • Diversity training
  • Regional and national conferences
  • Diversity Services
  • Provided diversity training to ES staff

63
Supporting Strategy 8
  • Better use of data and information to support
    enrollment planning and decision-making
  • - Historical Enrollment Trend Data
  • - Historical Comparative Funnel Reports
  • - Territory Management Reports
  • - Environmental Data
  • Legislation impacting higher education
  • Demographic reports
  • High school graduation reports
  • Department of Labor statistics
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Research
  • Conduct focus groups and surveys
  • Research best-practices

64
Supporting Strategy 8
  • Better use of data and information to support
    enrollment planning and decision-making
  • Develop a set of weekly admissions funnel reports
    that are distributed to the campus community
  • - Summary funnel report
  • - Freshmen funnel report
  • - Transfer funnel report
  • - Academic ability funnel report
  • - Territory funnel report
  • - Geographic distribution funnel reports
  • - Academic program funnel report
  • - Inquiry source funnel report
  • - High school funnel report
  • - Updated for 2007 and posted on DSU website
  • www.departments.dsu.edu/admissionreports

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Future Initiatives
  • Ideas for future recruitment initiatives
  • Athletics
  • Establish new scholarships
  • Increase diversity
  • Career Services
  • Add searchable listings and interactive videos on
    website
  • Develop more local job opportunities for student
    employment
  • Arts Sciences
  • Summer Digital Arts Design Workshop
  • Science Math Day
  • Pursue grant opportunities for workshops geared
    towards K-12 teachers
  • Business Information Systems
  • Increase activity in K-12 schools
  • Update web and brochures
  • Study curriculum changes that may impact
    recruitment

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Future Initiatives
  • Plans for future
  • Graduate Program
  • Develop comprehensive marketing program website
    development, online directories, regional
    graduate fairs and events
  • Library Learning Commons
  • Complete a virtual video tour
  • Develop workshops for parents
  • OIEA
  • Develop more user-friendly website for
    prospective students
  • Work with math faculty to test high school
    students
  • Residence Life
  • Establish show rooms for visiting prospective
    students
  • Special Events/DPP
  • Encourage student organizations to use the
    facility

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Challenges
  • Challenges
  • No growth in GAF Funds
  • Overall budgets constraints funding for
    activities and for human resources
  • Regional demographics
  • Lack of internships with local employers
  • Lack of support for external activities
  • Lack of willingness to accept a need for student
    development services
  • Lack of support staff to make the number of donor
    contacts needed to raise the amount of money we
    are seeking
  • Little understanding or concern as to the high
    rate of turnover for students of color
  • How to determine which strategies are working
  • Portraying facilities accurately on the tour
    given by Student Ambassadors

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Questions Comments
  • Thank You!

69
Strategic Initiative 3 UpdateTechnology/
Facilities Infrastructure
  • Presented by Pat Keating David Zolnowsky
  • 02/15/2007

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Goal of todays presentation
  • Provide a summary of activities related to DSUs
    technology and facilities infrastructure
  • Provide an opportunity for IE Committee to review
    data and provide feedback

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Technology / Facilities InfrastructureGoals from
2002-07 Strategic Plan
  • 1. DSU will develop a comprehensive campus
    technology plan
  • 2. DSU will continue to explore and expand its
    technology infrastructure to provide a
    leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
    staff and students
  • 3. DSU will develop a campus master plan for
    facilities, grounds, and maintenance

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Goal 1DSU will develop a comprehensive campus
technology plan
  • Process for defining technology modified
  • Computing Resources Advisory Committee now
    defines technology related policies rather than
    recommend technology investments
  • Technology planning focused on academic program
    requirements
  • Requests reviewed by Academic Vice President,
    College Deans, Graduate Dean, Director of Library
  • Reflects bulk of funding comes from undergraduate
    fees

74
Goal 1DSU will develop a comprehensive campus
technology plan
  • Reflects bulk of funding comes from undergraduate
    fees
  • Documenting expectations of WMCI for
    faculty/staff/students

75
Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • Administrative Applications.  
  • STUDENT Project
  • WebAdvisor
  • WebWizard
  • HR/FIS Project
  • Banner et al
  • Release 18 Project
  • UniData to Oracle
  • UI

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Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • Wireless Mobile Computing Initiative
  • 1,290 model M275 tablets (2004, 2005)
  • 20 model M280 tablets (Title III - 2005)
  • 335 model M285 tablets (2006)
  • 128 model M1300 slates (at height of use)
  • Ubiquitous Wireless (including FH, FB Stadium)
  • Wireless Projection (Komatsu Air Projector
    devices)

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Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • WMCI Classroom Support
  • Wireless Projection (Komatsu Air Projector
    devices)
  • Paperless Classroom (WebCT, TabletPC)
  • Instructor Station (Plan to remove desktops in
    classrooms by fall 2007)
  • Power to the seat a goal for all classrooms
  • Wired network to the seat a goal for selected
    classrooms

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Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • WMCI Help Desk
  • Implemented with no additional staffing
  • Located in Library
  • Site for tablet distribution and maintenance
    services for students/faculty/staff
  • Supported from CS Offices in Lowry
  • Repair operation in KML-204

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Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • Desktop/Specialty Labs
  • BH-113, BH-223, EH-306, KC-123, TCB-209
  • Citrix server farm
  • Utilize vendor configured software suites
    rather than individual software
  • Images developed by faculty CS

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Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • Special Classrooms
  • Video Conferencing TCB-108, 109, 111
  • Auditoriums EH-100, SC-135, TCB-203
  • KC-104/120
  • EH-105
  • Greater Emphasis Required
  • Extend Network to Foundation Building

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Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • External Academic Support Sites
  • MyMathLab
  • MyWritingLab
  • MyPsychLab
  • SmartThinking
  • DSUnix
  • Early Alert Referral form

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Goal 2DSU will continue to explore and expand
its technology infrastructure to provide a
leading-edge computing environment for faculty,
staff and students
  • Challenges
  • HR/FIS, STUDENT enhancements
  • Classroom projectors and Wireless projection
  • Printers (feast or famine)
  • Help Desk Services
  • Specialty Desktop Labs
  • Integration of new academic programs
  • Network Security
  • Network Bandwidth (sustain and add to the 10M
    added fall 2006)

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Strategic Initiative 3 UpdateTechnology/
Facilities Infrastructure
  • Presented by Pat Keating David Zolnowsky
  • 02/15/2007

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Goals of todays meeting
  • Provide an overview of Physical plant
    accomplishments (Question 1) related to Strategic
    Issue 3
  • Goal 3 - Technology / Facilities Infrastructure

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Goals
  • 1. Develop a campus master plan for facilities
    grounds and maintenance
  • 2. Develop a plan for Technology / Facilities
    Infrastructure improvements
  • 3. Develop Capitol Project plan

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Master Plans
  • Campus Master Plan
  • Facilities Condition Assessment
  • Residential Master Plan

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Campus Master Plan
  • This plan was developed over a period of several
    months and presented to the campus on September
    24, 2004. Its purpose was to
  • 1. Provide guiding principles for campus
    development over the next 20 years.
  • 2. Identify investment needs over the next five
    years and recommend consideration of specific
    campus projects to meet those needs.
  • 3. Identify application of long term guiding
    principles for DSU campus development

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Facilities Condition Assessment Plan
  • Completed May 2005
  • Objectives
  • Review of building systems and components to
    determine condition and to define the magnitude
    and cost of the deferred maintenance need.
  • Prioritize the deferred maintenance needs to
    assist in the development of a phase-out strategy
    that considers cost containment opportunities and
    programmatic needs.

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Residential Master Plan
  • Completed August 2006
  • An architectural firm was hired to develop a
    residential plan, make recommendations, and
    develop cost estimates
  • Several meetings were held involving students,
    university staff and the BOR office
  • The Housing Program Plan was presented to the BOR
    in December 2006 and approved
  • Architectural selection process to take place
    soon
  • Develop plans and bid a project for renovations
    to two of the halls next summer

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Capital Improvement Projects Plan
  • As a result of master planning activities
  • The Facility Infrastructure Renovation is on
    the current BOR 10 year plan as a HEFF funded
    project
  • The Athletic Indoor Practice Facility is an
    approved project as a privately funded project
  • Beadle Hall Renovation is on an institutional
    list
  • Memorial Gym Renovation is on an institutional
    list
  • Kennedy Center Expansion is on an institutional
    list
  • Razing Lowry and building for BIS is on master
    plan

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Critical Deferred Maintenance
  • In current legislation
  • Projects related to life safety
  • Beadle Hall fire escape and window replacement
  • Campus fire alarm systems upgrade

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Completed projects 2002 - 2007
  • 2002
  • East Hall Tuck-point
  • Mundt Library A/C Replacement
  • East Hall A/C Replacement
  • East Hall Heating / Cooling Pumping Systems
    Replacement
  • Memorial Gym Electrical Service Upgrade
  • Science Center Ventilation and Exhaust Fan
    improvements (02 04)

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FY 03 Projects
  • Beadle Hall Windows Phase 1
  • Mundt Library Carpet Replacement Phase 1
  • Gym Hot Water Generator Replacement
  • Fuel Tank Replacement Project
  • Landscape Improvements (began west entrance)
  • Energy Project
  • Playhouse Renovations and storage
  • East Hall Computer Lab AC

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Fy04 Projects
  • Library Carpet Phase 2
  • Lowry Hall Tuck-point
  • Gym Ventilation Project
  • Landscape Project Cont
  • Washington Ave Street Project
  • Compressor Replacements
  • Science Center DDC (temperature Controls)
  • Sidewalk Repairs
  • Physical Plant Roof
  • UPS Battery Replacement

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Fy05 Projects
  • Memorial Gym Roof Replacement 0506
  • Mainframe Electrical Generator
  • Mundt Library AHU 3 Replacement
  • Science Center Heating / Cooling Pump Replacement
  • Mundt Carpet Replacement Phase 3
  • Campus Landscaping Phase 2 (east entrance)
  • Athletic Field Irrigation

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Fy06 Projects
  • Central Fire Alarm Project
  • Campus Signage Project
  • Kennedy Center Roof Project
  • DPP Repairs
  • Sidewalk Replacements
  • Beadle Hall Classroom Furniture

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Fy07 Projects
  • Physical Plant Condensate Pump Replacement
  • Kennedy Center Classroom Improvements
  • Library Energy Projects
  • Sidewalk Replacements
  • Mundt Library AC Replacement
  • Kennedy Center AC Replacement
  • Mundt Library Practice Irrigation Projects

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IE Committee Other AccomplishmentsInfrastructure
  • Athletics Daktronics Project - Installation of
    Scoreboards at Football Field, Gym, baseball and
    softball fields, and signage at DPP
  • College of Business Information Systems
    classrooms are tablet ready with tables,
    chairs, and power strips
  • College of Education new tables and seating
    with data and power in 104 120
  • Library Learning Commons developed
    comfortable environment for individual and group
    study
  • DPP Installed new sound system

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Question 2 Areas campus will continue to work on
  • FY08 Project Planning
  • Trojan Center Marketplace Carpet Replacement
  • Residence Hall Renovation Planning
  • Athletic Field Running Track Renovation
  • Sidewalk Repairs
  • Classrooms improvments

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Question 3 Items Related to this initiative for
the future
  • We will utilize resources that have been
    developed, such as the master, facility and
    residential plans.
  • We will strive to complete Capitol projects
  • We will use our 10 year project plans
  • We will update master plans as necessary
  • We will continue to make every effort to enhance
    and upgrade the facilities and infrastructure of
    DSU

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Questions?
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Strategic Initiative 4 Academic Programs
  • Presented by the Assessment Coordinating
    Committee
  • 2/27/2007

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Goals of Presentation
  • Report on accomplishments related to
  • Strategic Initiative 4 Academic Programs DSU
    will sustain and enhance the quality of its
    academic programs.
  • Outcome By 2007, DSU will have refined and
    improved the quality and the delivery of its
    academic programs through academic program
    reviews, specialized accreditation, curriculum
    management and campus-wide assessment

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SI 4 Academic Programs
  • Objective 1 DSU will conduct academic program
    reviews to enhance the undergraduate and graduate
    academic programs.
  • Objective 2 DSU will seek and maintain
    specialized program accreditation for
    undergraduate and graduate programs, where
    appropriate.

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SI 4 Academic Programs
  • Objective 3 Colleges will manage curricula
    effectively
  • Objective 4 DSU will conduct a five-year review
    of campus-wide assessment results.

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Objective 1 Academic Program Reviews
  • Meet objectives by
  • Regularly review existing undergraduate and
    graduate programs on a seven-year cycle
  • Explore opportunities for new degrees, programs
    and majors

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Summary of 2002-2007 Academic Program Reviews
  • 2002-03 None
  • 2003-04
  • Biology for Information Systems
  • Exercise Science
  • Computer Graphics and Multimedia / Web
    Development
  • 2004-05
  • Master of Science in Information System
  • Computer Information Systems/Computer
    Science/E-Commerce
  • 2005-06
  • Business Administration - ACBSP Specialized
    Accreditation
  • Math for Information Systems
  • English for Information Systems

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Results of Academic Program Reviews Biology for
Information Systems
  • Selected examples of changes based on reviewers
    recommendations
  • Recruitment -- increase number of majors DSUs
    marketing plan will emphasize integration of
    technology publish article highlighting success
    of pre-professional students
  • Curriculum -- increase upper division biology
    courses New course BIOL 325 Physiology added
    Fall 2006
  • Equipment -- think boldly about purchase of new
    equipment conversations RE funding mechanisms

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Results of Academic Program Reviews Exercise
Science
  • Selected examples of changes based on reviewers
    recommendations
  • Assessment -- monitor demands and opportunities
    for graduates DSU will continue monitoring
    employer and alumni surveys, placement data add
    internship presentations
  • Curriculum -- increase Human Anatomy and
    Physiology requirement to a 2-semester, lab-based
    course EXS students will complete a separate
    lab-based course in human anatomy and another
    course in human physiology beginning Fall 2006

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Results of Academic Program Reviews Computer
Graphics and Multimedia/ Web Development
  • Selected examples of changes based on reviewers
    recommendations
  • Accreditation -- seek accreditation from the
    National Association of Schools of Art and
    Design DSU is gathering information on
    specialized accreditation
  • Curriculum change propose offering a BFA DSU
    is not approved for that degree program and
    doesnt intend to act on that recommendation

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Results of Academic Program Reviews MSIS
  • Selected examples of changes based on reviewers
    recommendations
  • Faculty research -- reduce faculty teaching load
    to allow more time for research DSU implemented
    several initiatives to enrich research culture
  • Assessment -- ensure program improvements are
    based on assessment faculty to review results
    of IS 2002 exam to identify areas that may need
    improvement alumni and employer surveys
    implemented

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Results of Academic Program Reviews Computer
Science/E-Commerce and Computer Security/Computer
IS
  • Selected examples of changes based on reviewers
    recommendations
  • Curriculum -- attention to emerging subfields
    such as security modify E-Commerce and Computer
    Security major for more emphasis on computer and
    network security
  • Accreditation -- ABET would be realistic DSU
    will wait for new ABET accreditation standards
    before adjusting curriculum and/or moving forward
    with specialty accreditation process

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Results of Academic Program Reviews English for
Information Systems
  • Selected examples of changes based on reviewers
    recommendations
  • Curriculum -- update curriculum, consider new
    name for major faculty plan retreat to discuss
    curriculum website is being revised to explain
    and advertise the program name change in 2006-07
    curriculum cycle
  • Student enrollment and completion -- low
    enrollment review completion data implement
    day-long workshop for HS students improve
    website review data on placement and completion
    rates publications that convey
    vitality/marketability of graduates

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Results of Academic Program Reviews Math
  • Selected examples of changes based on reviewers
    recommendations
  • Curriculum -- develop a rotation for upper-level
    math College has developed rotation schedule
    and offers special topics and independent study
    as needed
  • Curriculum -- Secondary ed math improve fit
    with standards set by professional societies and
    college goals DSU requested two 1-credit
    seminars to increase student reflection on math
    principles/training and to increase exposure to
    non-Euclidean geometry

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Results of Academic Program Reviews Business
Administration
  • Faculty review assessment results annually (ACSBP
    accreditation)
  • Curriculum During 2005-06, faculty added BADM
    464 Organizational Behavior and BADM 468
    International Management to the management major
    to strengthen the major.
  • Writing To strengthen student writing skills,
    OED 344 Business Communications was added to the
    BBA core.

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Objective 2 Specialized Accreditation
  • Meet objectives with specialized accreditation in
    Business Administration
  • ACBSP Received initial accreditation in November
    2004 Covers a 10-year period during which time
    DSU must continually reaffirm its quality through
    periodic reports.

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Objective 2 Specialized Accreditation
  • Meet objective through special program
    recognition
  • Fall 2003 Approval of the 34-credit healthcare
    coding certificate program, recognized by
    accrediting body
  • June 2004 Certification by National Security
    Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security
    as a National Center of Excellence in Information
    Assurance

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Objective 2 University-wide Accreditation
  • Meet objective through institutional
    accreditation
  • February 2005 DSU accepted into the Higher
    Learning Commissions Academic Quality
    Improvement Program
  • January 2006 DSU submitted 4 AQIP Action
    Projects
  • September 2006 DSU submitted annual updates on
    AQIP Projects

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Objective 3 Colleges will manage curricula
effectively
  • Meet objective through curriculum management
  • Development of new degree programs and majors
  • Delivery of programs to new sites or via distance
  • Implementation of WMCI
  • Management of small enrollment sections
  • Encourage and reward effective advising
  • Monitor student feedback on curricula

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Objective 3 New degrees, new majors, new sites
  • Fall 2002 B.S. in Computer Graphic Design (on
    campus)
  • Fall 2003 B.S. in E-Commerce and Computer
    Security (on
  • campus)
  • Fall 2004 M.S. in Computer and Information
    Assurance (on campus and distance)

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Objective 3 New degrees, new majors, new sites
  • Fall 2005 B.S. in Scientific Forensics
    Technology (on campus)
  • Fall 2006 B.S. in DAD Digital Storytelling (on
    campus)
  • B.S. in DAD Production Animation (on campus)
  • B.S. in DAD Web Design and Production
  • (on campus and University Center)
  • B.S. in DAD Computer Graphics (on campus)
  • D.Sc. in Information Systems (on campus and
    distance)

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Objective 3 Delivery of programs/courses via
distance
  • Meet objectives by increased distance
    enrollments
  • Increase in distance enrollments
  • 2002 1,298 course registrations
  • 2007 2,389 course registrations
  • Increase in delivery of programs via distance
  • Minor in English for Information Systems
  • Minor in Computer and Network Security
  • B.S. in Health Information Administration
  • A.S. in Health Information Technology
  • B.B.A. in Management Information Systems (in
    progress)

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Objective 3 Integration of WMCI
  • Meet objectives by implementation of WMCI
  • Students ratings of technology integration
  • 89 of students indicate strongly agree or agree
    with Use of technology contributed to an active,
    meaningful learning experience
  • 87 of students indicate strongly agree or agree
    with Technology integration improved the course

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NSSE Extent institution emphasizes using
computing and information technology
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Objective 3 Curriculum Management
  • Meet objectives via curriculum management
  • Board of Regents Low Enrollment Courses
  • 4 exception to policy
  • DSU consistently at 3.5 exception
  • Approximately 3-4 courses per semester

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Objective 3 Effective Advising
  • Meet objectives through effective advising
  • Students satisfaction with the curriculum
  • Rating Meeting requirements for graduation /
    student teaching 65 discussed with advisor
    3.92 rating (peers 46 discussed, 4.12 rating)
  • Faculty advising training program to support
    students and timely progression towards their
    degree
  • Creation of FASTeam
  • Advising training sessions Fall 2006 5
    sessions, Spring 2007 2 completed 5 additional
    planned

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Objective 3 Instructional Effectiveness
  • Meet objective through student satisfaction
    ratings on Student Satisfaction Inventory
  • Areas with large performance gaps (gt .8)
  • Rating Content of courses within my major is
    valuable
  • Ranked 1 in importance and 23rd in satisfaction
  • Rating Instruction in my major field is
    excellent
  • Ranked 2 in importance and 39th in satisfaction
  • Rating Quality of instruction I receive in most
    of my classes is excellent
  • Ranked 6 in importance and 40th in satisfaction

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Objective 3 Instructional Effectiveness
  • Meet objective through student satisfaction
    ratings on Student Satisfaction Inventory
  • Areas with small performance gaps (lt .5)
  • RatingThere is a commitment to academic
    excellence on this campus
  • Tied 8 in satisfaction and 24th in importance
  • Rating Computer usage in my courses reinforces
    and/or expands my computer skills
  • Tied 8 in satisfaction and 28th in importance

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Objective 4 5-year review of campus-wide
assessment results
  • Meet objectives through UG assessment plans
  • Entry-level assessment
  • Spring 2000 ACT and/or COMPASS used system-wide
    for placement
  • Fall 2003 implemented processes to ensure
    students complete p
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