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					College of Humanities


 Strategic Plan
   2007-2010
             College of Humanities
Departments:                           Programs:
 Asian-American Studies                Central American Studies
 Chicana/o Studies                     Classical Greek and Roman Studies
 English                               Humanities
 Gender and Women’s Studies            Jewish Studies
 Modern and Classical Languages and    Liberal Studies
Literatures                             Linguistics/TESL
 Philosophy                            Queer Studies
 Religious Studies
            College Mission Statement


 Explore and value the diversities of cultures, thought,
  perspectives, literatures and languages of humanity;

 Critically reflect on and analyze multiple dimensions of human
  identity and experience;

 Contribute to scholarship and creative production and
  innovation, and

 Act as responsible global citizens committed to principles of
  freedom, equality, justice and participatory democracy.
                   Planning Principles


 Students First

 Regional responsiveness

 Transparency

 Consultation and Collaboration

 Cross-disciplinary Cooperation

 Follow-through and close the loop
 Fiscal responsibility
             Planning Priorities


Excellence in:
 Teaching

 Learning
 Research

 Student Engagement

 Community Engagement
    College of Humanities
            Goal One



Create and deliver curriculum that is
 responsive to regional communities
G O A L 1 : C R E AT E A N D D E L I V E R C U R R I C U L U M T H AT I S
       RESPONSIVE TO REGIONAL COMMUNITIES

            ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY


   Expansion of CAS major and minor
   Creation and expansion of Queer Studies minor
   Expansion of Modern Jewish Studies major
   Attract new students to Liberal Studies General Option
   Attract new students to Humanities Interdisciplinary Program
   Creation and expansion of Rhetoric and Writing minor in
           English
   Expansion of Languages and Cultures major in MCLL
   Electronic curriculum and Academic Council
   Creation of Humanities M.A. through ExL
G O A L 1 : C R E AT E A N D D E L I V E R C U R R I C U L U M T H AT I S
       RESPONSIVE TO REGIONAL COMMUNITIES

              PLANNED ACTIVITIES



  M.A. in Diversity Studies
  M.A. in TESL
  Develop new courses in response to revised G.E. package
College of Humanities
      Goal Two




 Engage community
             GOAL 2: ENGAGE COMMUNITY

          ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY


 Film Festival
 Service Learning Across the College
 Liberal Studies Conference
 Kazi Nazrul Endowed Lecture
 Strategic Language Institute
 Humanities newsletter
 Ballet Folklorico
           GOAL 2: ENGAGE COMMUNITY

          PLANNED ACTIVITIES



 Development of Queer Resource Center
 Expansion of Women’s Research and Resource Center
 Expand or Develop Alumni groups
College of Humanities
       Goal Three



Support Meaningful Student
 Learning and Engagement
GOAL 3: SUPPORT MEANINGFUL STUDENT LEARNING
              AND ENGAGEMENT

               ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY

    Peer Mentors
    Literacy Scholars for the Future of Los Angeles
    Renovation of Barbara Ann Ward Language Lab
    Academic Programming Fund
    AACU Core Commitments Initiative
    Service Learning Courses across the College
     o   Fieldwork in the Barrio
     o   Fieldwork in Central American Communities
     o   Gender and Women’s Studies Community Service
     o   Service Learning in the Jewish Community
     o   Asian American Communities: Field Practicum
     o   High School Internship: Writing and the Classroom Experience
     o   Religious Studies and Service Learning
GOAL 3: SUPPORT MEANINGFUL STUDENT LEARNING
              AND ENGAGEMENT

           PLANNED ACTIVITIES



  Women’s Research and Resource Center/Asian House
       Renovation
  QS 302 Oral History Project
  Religious Studies Project in New Orleans
  Development of the Queer Resource Center
College of Humanities
        Goal Four



Support Faculty and Student
  Research Opportunities
    G O A L 4 : S U P P O R T FA C U LT Y A N D S T U D E N T
              RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

                     ACTIVITIES


 College of Humanities Grants Officer
 Development Officer hired by University Advancement to
        Support CoH
 Faculty Fellows Program
 University Research Fellows Program
 Departmental initiatives to engage students in faculty-led
        research projects
  College of Humanities
        Goal Five




Facilitate Student Success
      G O A L 5 : FA C I L I TAT E S T U D E N T S U C C E S S

                       ACTIVITIES



 Improve graduation rates
  o Increase average student unit load for all majors in CoH
  o Encourage summer enrollment for all majors in CoH
  o Sponsor student workshops on degree planning
  o Assist students in developing MAPs (My Academic Planner)
  o Provide resources to eliminate bottlenecks in high-demand classes
  o Increase online and weekend course offerings
       G O A L 5 : FA C I L I TAT E S T U D E N T S U C C E S S

                          ACTIVITIES



Improve retention
 •   Sponsor student workshops on time management and study skills
 •   Intrusive Advising
 •   Use of the Early Warning System
 •   Peer Mentor Program
 •   Cohorted Programs
       oLiberal Studies Freshman Connection
       oLiberal Studies ITEP
       oEnglish FYI (Four Year Integrated)
     G O A L 5 : FA C I L I TAT E S T U D E N T S U C C E S S

                     ACTIVITIES



• Continue success in advising with SS/EOP Office and
  LRS Office
• College Faculty Advising Coordinator Program
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Mandatory annual advising reports
• Interdisciplinary Studies Office
• Assessment of College Advising Programs

				
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