Presentation on theme: "Glenn DuBois Chancellor A Student-First Focus The Case for Change at Virginias Community Colleges."— Presentation transcript:
Glenn DuBois Chancellor A Student-First Focus The Case for Change at Virginias Community Colleges
We can shape our future or be shaped by it. 1. More students 2. More unprepared students 3. Less public funding 4. More public accountability 5. The call for more college graduates 6. Achieve 2015
More students Historic Headcount Credit AY 1994 to AY 2010
More students The average VCCS graduate needs four years to complete an associates. More than 30% need five or more years.
More students A cross-section review of 164 applied associate degree programs found that 45% require 69 credit hours,or more.
More students Nearly one million Virginians 18 years or older have some college experience but have not earned a credential.
More unprepared students Over the last five years, nearly 50% of all recent high school graduates required developmental education.
More unprepared students 25% The percentage of VCCS developmental education students who graduate or transfer in four years.
Less public funding
Less public funding ( It doesnt look like this anymore.)
More public accountability Governors Commission on Higher Education, Reform, Innovation and Investment
More public accountability Commission recs: 1.Use buildings year- round. 2.Leverage technology 3.Innovative degree paths 4.Elevate system-wide restructuring
The call for more college graduates Five million additional American college graduates over the next decade. 100,000 additional Virginia college graduates over the next 15 years.
College Graduation Leaders 1. South Korea 2. Canada 3. Russia 12. United States
A Student-First Focus Rethinking Virginias Community Colleges
A Student-First Focus Reengineering Taskforce created in Fall Recommendations accepted by the State Board in November Chancellor held 14 Town Hall Meetings. Reengineering Taskforce II now implementing the ideas over the next months and years.
A Student-First Focus Task Force Guiding Principles: No change for changes sake Recs should enhance student outcomes, align w Achieve 2015 or save money Shared among all stakeholders Sustainable, scalable solutions
A Student-First Focus Developmental Education redesign A 25% success rate isnt good enough.
A Student-First Focus Implement Shared Services Financial aid paperwork Purchasing Distance learning Program consortia
A Student-First Focus Degree credit audit Zero to Associates in five years, just doesnt cut it.
A Student-First Focus Articulate Learning Outcomes for Courses to Enhance Student Success Peer group led Focus on courses with high enrollment/low success rates Multiple assessment methods