Strategic Planning

Annual Priorities

2017-2018 Annual Priorities

  • Improve student enrollment, completion, and success rates by continuing to integrate and support critical student success initiatives such as student pathways, mandatory advising, and Achieving the Dream. (Goals 1-3, especially 1.4, 1.5, and 3.3)
  • Review internal practices and processes to improve College effectiveness, acquiring or reallocating resources to meet the College's strategic needs. (Goal 2, 4, especially 4.5)
  • Develop a new strategic vision for the College for the next 5-10 years. (Goals 1-5)

2016-2017 Annual Priorities

  • Improve student completion and success rates for 2016-17 by continuing to implement the Achieving the Dream plan. (Goals 1-3, especially 1.4)
  • Identify and implement proactive communication strategies to improve student outcomes. (Goals 1, 3, 4, and 5, especially 1.1 and 5.1)
  • Review and update internal processes to improve College efficiency, quantifying and reporting on time and dollars saved. (Goal 2, 4, especially 4.5)

2015-2016 Annual Priorities

  • Improve fall to spring retention from 75% to 80% for FTIC and new transfers from Fall 2015 by fully implementing the Achieving the Dream plan. (Goals 1-3, especially 1.4)
  • Streamline and enhance the enrollment management process in order to enroll 1300 FTIC students and 400 new transfer students in Fall 2016. (Goals 1, 4, especially 4.2, 4.3, and 4.5)
  • Identify, review, and improve two major internal processes to improve College efficiency, quantifying and reporting on time and dollars saved. (Goal 2, 4, especially 4.5)

2014-2015 Annual Priorities

  • Review and strengthen all enrollment management processes to be more student-focused, ensuring smooth pathways to enrollment, regular communications via all channels, reduced wait times and redirections for students, and effective use of college resources (Goals 1, 4)
  • Improve student success, including course completion, retention, transfer, and degree completion via continued implementation of LEAP, creation of pathways to assist in student degree planning, revised orientation, success coaches, improved academic advising, and development of a four-year plan to close the gaps identified during Achieving the Dream planning. (Goals 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Strengthen financial stability through revenue enhancements, operational efficiencies, and financial planning to meet the needs of students, faculty/staff, and the community. (Goal 4)
  • Promote student educational attainment and investment in the community by increasing transfer opportunities through the University Center and other college partners, and collaboration with local high schools and businesses (Goals 1, 2, 4)
  • Promote campus excellence through a renewed emphasis on customer service, professional development, wellness opportunities, civic engagement, cultural enrichment, and community partnerships. (Goals 1, 2, 5)
  • Cultivate leadership, curiosity, critical thinking, and research skills by providing challenging academic experiences both inside and outside the classroom, preparing students for a global society. (Goal 2, 3, 5)