Presentation on theme: "All-Campus Meeting Nov. 29, 2011. AGENDA Opening remarks President Lee Lambert Virtual College update Ann Garnsey-Harter Budget/Legislative update Lee."— Presentation transcript:
All-Campus Meeting Nov. 29, 2011
AGENDA Opening remarks President Lee Lambert Virtual College update Ann Garnsey-Harter Budget/Legislative update Lee Lambert / Daryl Campbell International Education Lee Lambert Q &A
Virtual College Update Overview Accomplishments –Admissions – –Orientation –eAdvising –Degree audit tool –Financial-aid tool –Student communication –SCC Mobile
Legislative / Budget Update LEGISLATURE Special session –Nov. 28 start, 30 days –Budget focused (but no subject restrictions) Gregoire plan: Cut $2 billion –13 percent cut for CTCs, –Eliminates work study –Sales-tax referendum for March ballot Regular session –Jan. 9 start, 60 days –No subject restrictions
Legislative / Budget Update BUDGET Possible target –Gregoire plan $ million for Shoreline Cuts would take effect July 1, % tuition increase Some salary rollbacks –Variables Not likely to be under 13% May not get a final number until Spring Process –Monitor legislative actions –Prepare for Gregoire-level reduction –Use governance tools Board of Trustees Strategic Planning & Budget Committee College Council Task forces – Budget Reduction Scenario Team Open meetings
Legislative / Budget Update We have a great story –Community and technical colleges are one of the best economic engines for the state. –One third of all STEM graduates began at a CTC. –Save $50 million a year social costs associated with health, welfare, unemployment and crime –Current and projected cuts mean 40,000 fewer students served over the next two years. How to tell it –On your own time –With your own resources Shoreline Community College Student Body Association President Kanpong Thaweesuk boards a bus to Olympia Monday, Nov. 28
International Education Update WHY INTERNATIONALIZE? “In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a pre-requisite.” President Hu Jintao President Barack Obama “Talent is the most important resource and a strategic resource for a country’s development.”
International Education Update WHY INTERNATIONALIZE? “For the well-educated person, learning competency and engagement must transcend time, place and culture. Colleges must offer programs that support a more international view and active engagement on the part of faculty, businesses and community leaders.” Joint statement from the American Association of Community Colleges and the Association of Community College Trustees
International Education Update OUR OPPORTUNITY Our current skills, abilities and interests have consistently put SCC on the forefront of internationalization. A campus environment that provides comprehensive international learning opportunities is a hallmark of program excellence. Creating such an environment serves as an important strategy in attracting and retaining domestic and international students by underscoring the relevancy of their college experience to their lives and interests. Global awareness is one of our General Education Learning Outcomes Global awareness in our mission statement and strategic plan.
International Education Update OUR CHALLENGES Internationalization of the curriculum. Integration of domestic and international student communities through meaningful opportunities for the exchange of ideas and experiences. Global competence of campus employees. Outreach and engagement in local community to foster global awareness.
International Education Update WHY CHINA, WHY NOW? U.S. Foreign Policy: Obama’s 100,000 Strong Initiative Secretary Hillary Clinton: “America’s Pacific Century” China surpassed Canada and Japan as state’s largest trading partner. Net contribution to state’s economy by IE in –$464 million (Open Doors, 2011) –$14.5 million by Shoreline IE students Shoreline in top 40 colleges in U.S. hosting international students (Open Doors, 2011)
International Education Update RECENT CHINA ACCOMPLISHMENTS Developed and developing partnerships with high schools in Sichuan, Xian, Shandong, Suzhou, Beijing and Shanghai. Hosted several Chinese delegations to Shoreline in partnership with AACC/VELT Hosted delegation with Shenzhen Poly Institute of Technology Developing articulation agreement with a top university in Qingdao, China Exploring partnership with Educational Agency in Xian to open a Shoreline office to promote educational programs between Shaanxi Province and Shoreline. In discussions to build dormitory; currently working through legal and environmental issues.
International Education Update RECENT CHINA ACCOMPLISHMENTS (cont.) Executive Director serving on Advisory Board to develop Confucius Center on campus “One World, One Dream and the role of Higher Education” conference, Shanghai, Dec. 3 –President Lambert delivering keynote address Joined U.S. -China Relations Council Presented Global Eyes Series on campus Attended education fairs in South China and China Education Expo in Beijing and Qingdao Stabilized and advanced international student enrollment for Fall 2011
International Education Update RECENT CHINA ACCOMPLISHMENTS (cont.) International student admissions increases –Mainland Chinese over 45% –Taiwan, substantial increases –Hong Kong maintaining with some increase ADDITIONAL MARKETS Focus on Indonesia, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Thailand and Southeast Asia and new areas of outreach including, Brazil, Turkey, India and Nepal. –Indonesian admissions are up 44% winter quarter. –Hosted key agents from Indonesia –Maintaining and building partnerships in Vietnam, Korea, Thailand. –Working with long-term Shoreline partners in Japan