Presentation on theme: " Outline the process and timeline for review Discuss program faculty role in completing the review Discuss ways to streamline curriculum Provide."— Presentation transcript:
Outline the process and timeline for review Discuss program faculty role in completing the review Discuss ways to streamline curriculum Provide examples and discuss strategies that can impact recruitment and retention Discuss the department and program role and resources for recruiting
1. Departments and Programs complete the annual report sections I and III which are related to Program Review by October 31 st. Prior to submitting the report, department members should have the opportunity to review and receive it so everyone knows what is going forward. A Department may wish to submit a record of this occurring.
2. October 31 st - Annual Reports are submitted to the Dean 3. October-November -- Dean and Provost review Annual Reports and seek clarity where needed. 4. November/December -- Provost makes recommendations to Cabinet and Chancellor. 5. December 2014 -- Chancellor considers recommendations and makes decisions 6. December 2014 -- Chancellor announces program decisions
1) the program moves totally out from under review; 2) the program remains under review with “x” amount of time to reach “x” goals or be suspended; or 3) the program is suspended (no new students accepted after a specified date and a three year window to move remaining students in-good- standing through to graduation).
o Streamline curriculum: Fall/Spring 2014-15: o Implement recruitment strategies with Admissions: Fall/Spring 2014-15 o Personnel decisions implemented: Dec. 2014 -Feb 2015 o Announcements to students in majors/minors that will be suspended: December-January o Consider new majors based on market data analysis
Provide input to sections I and III of the annual report Actively engage in developing strategies to: ◦ streamline the curriculum; ◦ improve retention; and ◦ collaborate with Admissions on recruiting
Annual report sections I and III Use of adjuncts and overloads that are not budgeted; Cost of instruction; break-even analysis for courses Tenure density in programs and departments; Student credit hour production (department and program); and Reassign time practices
Review and streamline course rotation Consider the impact of your low enrolling course on other courses ◦ (If general education, include impact on courses in the same knowledge category) Close low enrolling courses and low enrolling majors and minors Minimize electives in all programs Review need for both online and on-campus sections of the same course Minimize use of adjunct instructors and overloads
Recruitment requires faculty/staff collaboration with Admissions Admissions and Marketing/Recruitment will seek input next Monday from Dept. Chairs Examples of successful faculty involvement in recruiting (Your ideas are critical): ◦ Campus Preview Days involvement ◦ Music Faculty working with local schools and attending regional conferences ◦ Chemistry faculty traveling to regional schools and twin cities and getting into high school science
Intrusive Advising: Moving to a dual advising model Accountability for all advising: Assess advisor effectiveness Developmental/Remedial courses in the first year Engage with students; develop relationships; make connections Early Alert System – use it often What strategies are you using to improve retention?
Existing resources will be used initially as we still have a goal to meet our $2.0 million budget reduction. Admissions is your resources for recruiting: Need your best thinking and collaboration Retention requires our attention and focus daily