Presentation on theme: "A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, Bemidji State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator."— Presentation transcript:
A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, Bemidji State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator.
Master Academic Plan Update January 2015
Master Academic Plan The Master Academic Plan establishes goals in the following four areas: o Becoming financially sustainable o Becoming distinctively BSU o Becoming internationally competitive o Designing organizational support for MAP goals
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International Implement new partnerships that jointly fund new initiatives and programming for the university/NTC. o Tribal consortium. o NW consortium. o Greater Bemidji. o Bemidji LEADS. o Bemidji Chamber. o Watermark Art Center. o MI2, HTEC. o International partnerships. AASCU/CEAIE/CIBT.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International New/Renewed Collaborative Degree Programs Nursing RN to BS in Nursing Blended. o BSU – Bemidji. o Northland C & TC at East Grand Forks. o Lake Superior College Duluth. o Anoka Ramsey CC - Coon Rapids. o Anoka Ramsey CC – Cambridge. o Century College White Bear Lake. Biology on ground. o North Hennepin CC starting fall 2015.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International New/Renewed Collaborative Degree Programs Renewal of Elementary Education Licensure/Degree Program Blended. o Distributed Learning in Teacher Education Twin Cities at Anoka Ramsey CC. Renewal of FasTrack PostBac Blended. o Alternative licensure program in Twin Cities. Renewal of Special Education Licensure Blended. o Casper, Wyoming. Business Administration Blended. o Anoka Ramsey CC beginning fall 2015.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International Proposal for creating distinctive liberal education. Revamp international visiting professor program and education abroad. Provide an affordable (less than $1,000 above regular BSU semester costs) semester abroad/work abroad for BSU students.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International A.C. Clark Library and University Learning Commons: o House integrated support services and re-designed learning areas for university students and faculty. Technology-enhanced meeting/study space. Expanded tutoring services. Collaborative teaching and learning activities. Technology support services. Research support.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International Provide lifetime career services for BSU students. Expand summer learning and interim term opportunities: o Credit and non-credit offerings. o Study abroad experiences. o Camps. o Conferences and workshops.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International Move beyond the current ‘aligned institutions’ designation with NTC. o Address liberal education fit within the new designation. o Address developmental education within the new designation.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International Limit the size of BSU majors to 60 semester hours. Provide a route for BSU students to obtain at least one additional credential (e.g. certificate or minor) outside the major but within the 120 semester credit expectation.
MAP: Sustainable, Distinctive, International Pilot competency based learning. Expand prior learning assessment. Create a Center for Community Partnerships and Adult Learning. Expand the number of BAS degrees.