Presentation on theme: "Harvey G. Stenger President April 25, 2015 BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY ALUMNI COUNCIL."— Presentation transcript:
Harvey G. Stenger President April 25, 2015 BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY ALUMNI COUNCIL
Goals established by NYSUNY 2020 Add 400–500 students per year Total of 2,000 by fall 2016, bringing total enrollment to 16,746 Each of past three years we’ve had higher UG yield than expected UG at target two years early: 13,398 actual vs. 13,361 target Total is 64 students below the 2016 target ENROLLMENT GROWTH
Our hiring plans have worked hard to keep up with increases in enrollment Summary: UG’s up 13.0% GR’s up: 13.8%Total Students up 13.1% Staff: UUP up 12.1%; CSEA up 2.0%; total up 9.0%; TTF (+84 in UUP numbers) up 16.3% Hiring is broad-based, with a focus on TAE process and areas TTF Growth: Harpur +48 : Professional Schools: +36 GROWING STAFF AND FACULTY
Faculty hiring for fall of 2015 ROAD MAP PLANS: FACULTY HIRING Searches underway : 64 Distribution 42/64 TAE’s (8, 10, 5, 12, 6) 33/64 in Harpur 27/64 in professional schools 4/64 TAE TBD Funding: Salary: Units -- $1.8/yr; University -- $3.8M Startup: University -- $2.9M; State EIP -- $3.0M
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 DEVELOPING THE ROAD MAP Planning stage (Spring–Summer 2012) 400 volunteers respond Nine teams formed around university activities Round 1 (Fall 2012–Summer 2013) Teams develop vision statements and propose projects Defined “premier” Five Strategic Priorities identified 46 projects funded Round 2 (Spring–Fall 2014) Strategic priority goals and metrics identified 10 projects funded Round 3: (Fall 2014–Summer 2015) Goal and metric targets identified 96 proposals submitted Round 3 funding decisions in July
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 WHAT IS PREMIER? The Premier Public University has... Balance Accountability Excellence Pride
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 FIVE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES The Premier Public University will... 1engage in path-breaking graduate education, research, scholarship and creative activities that shape the world 2provide a transformative learning community that prepares students for advanced education, careers and purposeful living 3unite to foster a diverse and inclusive campus culture 4enhance the University's economic, social and cultural impact through engagement from the local to the global level 5optimize the acquisition and allocation of human, technological, financial and physical resources
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 STRATEGIC PRIORITIES Definition Goals Measurements Strategies A highlight
1 GOALS: STRATEGIC PRIORITY ONE Gain national recognition for outstanding doctoral education Increase research, scholarship, and creative activities profile Enrich collaborative culture for research, scholarship and creative production Increase the transformational impact of the university’s research, scholarship, creative activities and doctoral education on society Engage in path-breaking graduate education, research, scholarship and creative activities that shape the world.
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 SP1: RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITIES METRICS Doctoral degrees awarded Sponsored programs expenditures Faculty participation in TAEs, Organized Research Centers, and Advanced Study Institutes Strength and recognition of faculty scholarship
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITIES Establish School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Increase PhD support and recruitment Strengthen TAEs and ORCs Enhance faculty recruitment
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 CORE HIRING IN OUR TRANSDISCIPLINARY AREAS OF EXCELLENCE (TAE) J. David Jentsch, currently professor of psychology at UCLA Joining Binghamton’s Health Sciences TAE Research focus on issues of impulse control in addiction 6 current NIH grants 2010 Joseph Cochin Young Investigator Award 2011 Jacob P. Waletzky Award for Innovative Research
2 GOALS: STRATEGIC PRIORITY TWO Build a dynamic and transformative learning community Prepare undergraduates for the challenges of graduate school Prepare students to enter the workforce and successfully navigate career choices Engage alumni in their communities Increase four-year graduation rate Foster and promote healthy living in support of students’ lifelong success Provide a transformative learning community that prepares students for advanced education, careers and purposeful living.
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 SP2: LEARNING COMMUNITY METRICS Undergraduate graduation rate Retention rate Percentage of students entering graduate school Percentage of students with high-impact learning experiences (study abroad, undergraduate research, internships, community service)
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING THE LEARNING COMMUNITY 4-1-1: Increasing MA and MS enrollment Center for Learning and Teaching High impact learning experiences Study abroad, undergraduate research/freshman research immersion, internships, community service Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 FLEISHMAN CENTER FOR CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Kelli Smith, Director Goal is to reach out to “communities” of students, alumni and employers serve alumni 6 months out Worked with Alumni Relations office to create an online “career toolkit” Outstanding facilities Support for internships, full-time hiring and alumni networks 2014-15: record 6,000 walk-in career advising sessions and appointments. Record number of campus interviews—2,300
3 GOALS: STRATEGIC PRIORITY THREE Enhance diversity at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Enhance diversity of the faculty, staff, and administration. Provide support services to all students, faculty, and staff with special needs. Elevate the culture of diversity and inclusiveness in the campus community. Unite to foster a diverse and inclusive campus culture.
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 SP3: INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY METRICS Percentage of under-represented minority students Percentage of students receiving Pell Grants Graduation rate of under- represented students Number of students with special needs served by campus programs serving these needs Percentage of under-represented minority faculty and staff
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING INCLUSIVENESS Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Divisional diversity officers Faculty and staff recruiting Strengthening programs that support diversity: EOP, McNair, CSTEP, Clark, Myers scholars Campus climate survey
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 GAUGING THE ENVIRONMENT: THE CAMPUS CLIMATE SURVEY 2042 responses—students, faculty, staff Report on line at ODEI home page Binghamton is a good place to work People at Binghamton place a high value on diversity Challenges to be addressed Student to student interactions Supervisor to staff interactions Creating a more diverse workplace
4 GOALS: STRATEGIC PRIORITY FOUR Strengthen the University’s regional economic impact Improve the University’s regional social impact Enhance the University’s regional cultural impact Improve the University’s global social impact Enhance the University’s global cultural impact Enhance the University's economic, social and cultural impact through engagement from the local to the global level.
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 SP4: ENGAGEMENT METRICS Number and percentage of students involved in volunteerism, service learning, internships Number of new companies associated with Binghamton University Number of people participating in on-campus events Number of students enrolled in study abroad programs Number of graduates who live abroad Total university economic impact
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 STRATEGIES FOR CREATING A MORE ENGAGED CAMPUS International student and scholar support Off campus projects: Incubator, School of PPS Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) Fostering entrepreneurship
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 STRENGTHENING OUR CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP Southern Tier High Tech Incubator Binghamton University Start-up Suite Upstate Revitalization: the Southern Tier Strategy Endicott, Johnson City, and Binghamton corridor Supporting the transition from research to production Prof. Ron Miles MEMS Microphone Prof. David Davies biofilm dispersal molecule Our challenges: looking for venture capital and experienced entrepreneurs Referrals and networks Business and technical expertise
5 GOALS: STRATEGIC PRIORITY FIVE Develop the financial resources necessary to achieve the University’s goals Optimize staff and faculty resources Expand technological resources Continue to upgrade our physical infrastructure and facilities Optimize the acquisition and allocation of human, technological, financial and physical resources.
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 SP5: STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS METRICS Total external resources Gift and donation revenues Campus building space by type and FTE Student to tenure track faculty ratio
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 STRATEGIES FOR INCREASING STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS Growth in MA/MS 4-1-1 and other growing disciplines REDC and Upstate Revitalization proposals NY SUNY 2020 tuition policy renewal Philanthropy
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 PHILANTHROPY Fiscal year 2014–15: 11 New commitments of over $100,000 Kim Korean Center Menner Family endowed faculty fellow in pharmacy Ford Family Senior Care Center Should exceed goal of approximately $6M Binghamton Fund (telefund and direct mail) raised $1M by December 31 for first time Telefund reached $500,000 this week On-line giving in December up nearly 40% compared to last year
THE PATH TO PREMIER — ROAD MAP 2015 SUMMARY We’re getting bigger We’re getting better We’re doing it with Balance, Excellence, Accountability, and Pride We’re doing it with a plan We’re impacting the world We’re enjoying it!
THANK YOU Slides available at binghamton.edu/roadmap