Annual Report, 2005-2006 Department/Division: Academic Affairs Part I-SP, Summary Report on Status of Strategic Planning Goals/Objectives Status of Goal Assessment a b c Strategic Goal/Objective Not In Comments Information Met met progress (if applicable) Faculty Recruitment, Development, and Advancement Position hiring plans to X CAS reallocated one line in the arts to social science Tracking Enrollment maximize faculty resources in based on FTE patterns. Proposing director of critical growth by position line with planning and to languages in combination with grant funding. and location. Where support additional new Investigating move of CS position to Math to reflect positions have been positions in key growth areas. FTE patterns. implemented. COPS has completed hires and is finalizing screening Program growth has for positions to resource programmatic growth in the been documented. MSA, hospitality, health education, and legal studies. Goal to be modified to Library redesigned Electronic Resources position to track enrollment Library Digital and Learning Technologies in line with growth plan increased digital access and delivery of information. developed by deans. Conduct a review of all faculty X X Incomplete with transition in CUTLA directors. Will Goal to be continued development programs, and carry forward to 2006-2007 goals. under new director. assess needs for programs Some current activities: that meet the varied needs of Faculty Development Series in COPS attended by faculty and adjunct faculty. faculty from all colleges. Specific attention was made to integrate Emerald Coast faculty. The Colleges have launched all-campus chair meetings. Design a recruitment plan to X Focused on research and planning strategies that should Goal continued. increase the diversity of the result in: faculty. Assessment of where we are in terms of minority faculty hires and retention (i.e. promotion/tenure); Identification of approach to increasing faculty diversity; Administrative enforcement/reward(s)/sanctions); 2 Design for retention support; and d) Evaluation of outcomes. Initiate a joint Academic X Task Force work is in progress with completion anticipated Goal to be focused on Affairs-Faculty Senate task in 2006-2007. Review of recommendations will follow. review of force on tenure and promotion, recommendations and begin review of the and development of recommendations of that body revised criteria and for implementation guidelines for campus review. Undergraduate Enrollment and Student Support Increase enrollment at X Increase (extended and online): 17.8% over prior year Data analysis extended campuses by 15%. Several strategies to increase enrollment and retention indicates that an at extended campuses and through distance delivery. enrollment shift More direct student contact. appears to be Increased recruiting visits. occurring from on site Exploring new formats and uses of technology for enrollment to distance course delivery. enrollment. Large Improved coordination and marketing with military increases in distance sites. delivery and some Expanded events and improved student support decreases on services campus-based Working on financial aid consortia to improve ease enrollment being of movement between community colleges and reviewed. UWF. Continue to develop X Monthly enrollment update meetings in November with Collaboration will be collaborative working Enrollment Services, Student Affairs, and Associate monitored. relationships between student Deans (expanding to additional areas). Continuing goal not affairs and Director of Admissions has presented an overview of necessary. academic affairs in such areas the Admissions Office, recruiting strategies, etc. to the as pre-admission and pre- Housing staff. enrollment activities, Dean of Students met with the recruiting staff to orientation and retention present information on leadership programs at UWF. activities, and learning Provided financial aid training to orientation leaders. opportunities. Second year of Argo A.D.V.I.S.E. training including participation from Student Affairs staff. Constant communication between Director of Admissions and Director of Orientation. 3 Director of Admissions and Director of Financial Aid serve on Orientation Steering Committee. Joint Admissions and Student Affairs workshop is being planned for June. Joint leaderships of the Quality Enhancement Plan. Revise student recruitment X Selected Strategies Recruitment plan to plan with particular attention to New family of recruiting brochures. be updated in meeting the needs of Increased recruiting in the Panhandle and response to first underserved and Alabama. generation funding, underrepresented groups and Financial Aid workshops at area high schools and recommendations of to developing plans to meet churches. marketing consultant, the varied Implementing a high-achieving, underrepresented and enrollment plan needs of FWB, Pensacola, and scholars initiative for entering freshmen. developed by deans. online education. More telecounseling with applicants, especially after admitted. eCRUIT and EYOP from GoalQuest are being fully implemented. Purchasing more names from ACT and College Board. Implement Undergraduate X First round of funding allocated to projects in spring Tracking of outcomes Research program. semester. to be initiated. Improve and/or develop X Agreement on the general framework for AF/GS. Assessment results governance procedures for Developed assessment strategies providing reported in Academic Foundations/ comprehensive coverage of the ALC domains. Department annual General Studies focused on Dialogue initiated with Chair of Academic Council and reports. program quality, accountability, Senate President, with anticipated review of General coherence, and visibility. Studies Committee membership and charter. Use technology continuously to X Academic Technology Center Online Campus: Goal met for this develop and improve Creating an electronic student support center for year, but it is one that processes and methods of fully online students using our new CRM tool. is on-going, since delivering enrollment and "eMinder" for students who need a reminder when new technology academic support services. it is time to register for classes, complete TA or VA applications change paperwork, register for graduation, etc. in cost and Conducting a trial of a Student Support Tool for availability. Online Learners called READI to assess student strengths and weaknesses before taking online courses at UWF. Library: 4 6 new electronic database resources: MathSci Net; Grove Music Online; Grove Art Online; Cabell’s Business Directory; Cabell’s Psychology Directory; Classical Music Library. Online Historic New York Times (full-text 1851- 2002). 49 new public pc workstations to replace and add to public workstation capacity. new Cold Fusion server for greater information system speed and efficiency. digitized unique photographic research collections (e.g., Bell Collection of glass plate negatives of Pensacola). COPS piloting use of Breeze software for multi-site enriched instruction, and iPod university collaboration through iPod instruction and delivery of recorded lectures through iTunes. Added technology system and connectivity to main theatre to support selective use for large classes. Graduate Enrollment and Student Support Implement an Office of X Located in Building 53. Graduate Studies to oversee coordination of graduate Programs. Develop a recruitment plan for X Conducting a market analysis of graduate programs. Needs to be graduate education. Identifying tuition remission strategies to improve developed in concert recruitment. with the strategies Identifying strong graduate programs with national and outlined by deans regional potential. enrollment plan. Improved resources made available for web advertising of programs and brochure development. Review graduate stipends and X Standardized competitive funding for current assistantships Tracking of past funding and develop a and added new assistantships which are being allocated enrollments and model for setting stipends for use next year. Implemented research assistantships. allocations of 5 for assistantships and assistantships with allocating funds to colleges enrollment is and/or programs. essential. Improve and/or develop X Exploring appropriate advisory committee structure for effective governance graduate education. processes for graduate Revising Thesis and Dissertation Guide. education focused on program Implementing procedure for submitting electronic quality, accountability, theses and dissertations. coherence, and visibility. Working with deans and department chairs to improve graduate admission and retention procedures. Dialogue initiated with Chair of Academic Council and Senate President, with anticipated review of Graduate Committee membership and charter. Use technology continuously to X New format guidelines for submission of Electronic Goal met for this develop and improve Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). year, but it is one that processes and methods of Academic Technology Center: is on-going, since delivering enrollment and Testing a web-based inquiry tool as part of the Online new technology academic support services. Student's Support Center. Beginning with the MSA applications change during Summer 2006. in cost and availability. Research and Grants Establish baseline data X X 2004-2005 Baseline established: Revise goal to (without FIHMC projects) and Applications: 178 for $29.7 million increase both grants increase the number of grant Awards: 118 for $10.7 million and applications by applications by 15% and the 2005-2006 Target 10% in 2006-2007. total of grants and contracts Applications: 205 awards by 10%. Awards: $11.7 million 2005-2006 Year to date (May 31, 2006): Applications: 197 for $26.9 million (10.7%) Awards: 138 for $12.3 million (15%) Implement approved X Implementation begun; will need to make sure all Track impact of recommendations of departments are aware of the opportunities. recommendations on Sponsored Research Advisory increased research 6 Committee and grant activity. (SRAC) report on research incentives. Complete the revision of and X Task force in development by Executive Vice President implement new intellectual and Specials Issues Committee Chair of the Senate. property policy for elearning. Investigate additional X Faculty who have completed QEP Projects encouraged Goal to be continued strategies to enhance and to use as the basis for further scholarly work. with emphasis on promote faculty ATC hosting a Summer Institute to promote faculty promotion of research/scholarship/ creative research in the use of innovative technologies for opportunities for activity. delivering online learning. Approach is from an R&D junior faculty and perspective that will lead to additional opportunities for recognition of senior UWF funding in the future through a variety of federal faculty. grants. Undergraduate research program can engage students in faculty research. Sponsored Programs and Research: Working with new faculty to help them establish research agenda. Offering grant writing workshops throughout the year. Providing incentives to faculty to encourage them to write grants. Implemented new faculty awards for outstanding scholarship and grant productivity. Initiated annual research celebration. Revise university conflict of X Policy revision is in process. Faculty/administrative interest policy to comply with committee is reviewing federal guidelines and exemplary federal requirements and to policies at other universities. provide a process to remediate potential conflicts. Leadership Initiate a joint academic and X Task force has been initiated and should come forward Goal should be student affairs task force to with recommendations in 2006-2007. Preliminary revised to focus on address approaches to recommendations on honor code and Academic implementation of 7 promoting understanding and Misconduct Policy and Procedures have been completed. recommendations values of ethics and integrity coming from the task and begin to implement force. recommendations. Continue the planning and X Academic Leadership Fellowship program initiated with Evaluate program implementation of academic first five fellows selected for 2006-2007. outcomes to leadership programming. COPS, CAS and COB Deans have led the determine future development of all-chairs retreats/meetings. plans. Accountability Revise academic program X Completed and submitted to the Chancellor’s office. review calendar to reflect a seven-year cycle. Complete program reviews for X In progress and on schedule for completion by the end Update with new goal Computer/Information Science, of the 2005-2006 academic year (AY). for reviews in 2006- Psychology, Computer/Information Science and History program 2007. Anthropology/Social Sciences, reviews have been rescheduled for 2006-2007 AY Political Science/ Government, completion and this is reflected in the revised 7-year International Relations, Art, cycle Academic Program Review Calendar. Music, and History, as well as for the Archaeology Institute, Florida-China Linkage, and Florida-Japan linkage. Fully implement one first cycle X Data collection is underway in nearly all undergraduate New goal to make of Academic Learning programs. Exceptions are where the program itself is sure all plans are Compacts in undergraduate in need of repair (e.g., interdisciplinary being implemented majors and begin phase in of humanities/social science). and action is taken on General Studies and Graduate Grad Academic Learning Plans were due March 15 results. Program Assessment. with assessment plans to following. Gen Ed/Academic Foundations scheduled for data collection in the fall. Develop learning outcomes X Each college has developed graduate outcomes for its and assessment plans using programs and the programs are working on the learning compact model assessment planning. 8 for all graduate programs. Develop an approach to data X A standard data set for program review has been Continue. collection and management as requested of Institutional Research. part of a transition to a more A deans’ council workshop on data needs in Academic comprehensive system. Affairs will be held during the summer with participation from Institutional Research. Conduct a benchmarking study X Process developed with anticipated completion by fall, Goal to consider and of Enrollment Services. 2006. implement recommendations from review. Implement a management X Management review completed with report in final Goal to consider and review of Research and stages. implement Sponsored Programs. recommendations from review. Take all necessary steps to X UWF notified of reaffirmation of accreditation on achieve continued December 2005. UWF team, led by Barbara Lyman, accreditation from SACS. is preparing a required follow-up Monitoring Report due to SACS September 6, 2006. a From unit’s 2005-2006 strategic plan. Add lines as necessary. b For example, planned modification of goal/objective. c Data/information used to determine goal/objective status. Annual Report, 2005-2006 Department/Division: ___Academic Affairs_______ Part II-A, Major Unit Accomplishments and Changes in Programs and Services I. Promote learning and living environments that encourage the development of individual potential in students, faculty, and staff. A. The University of West Florida accreditation was reaffirmed through 2015 by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools at its December, 2005 meeting. B. Students in the College of Business performed at the 80th percentile nationally on the ETS Major Field Test in Business in Fall 2005 and the 79th percentile nationally in Spring 2006. II. Attract and inspire a diverse and talented student body committed to uncompromising academic excellence A. Graduation rates and retention rates of students of color are comparable to those of majority students, and graduation rates of African American students are higher than most comparable institutions. B. A new competitive undergraduate research program was implemented. III. Provide solutions to address educational, cultural, economic, and environmental concerns A. The Combs campus, joint with the Okaloosa School District, was leased and renovations begun, with programs now being offered at this site. B. The College of Professional Studies successfully launched the new MSA and developed new tracks in leadership and procurement and successfully launched the Sports Management programs. C. The Florida Public Archaeology Network completed its first full year of operations, and the Archaeology Institute was funded with a $1.2 million recurring allocation from the legislature. D. The campuses east of Santa Rosa county were renamed UWF-Emerald Coast, and UWF-Emerald Coast and Outreach, the top legislative budget request priority, received a $2.2 non-recurring allocation from the legislature. E. Significant growth in online courses and programs and federal support for mobile distance learning (earmark) demonstrate the high quality and effectiveness of the Academic Technology Center. F. The recommendations of the Sponsored Research Advisory Committee to enhance the support for funded research were implemented. Funded research at UWF grew from $10.7 million to $12.3 million (with FIHMC funding not included), an increase in 15%. 10 IV. Manage growth and development responsibly through focus on continuous quality improvement of programs and processes A. The University of West Florida took state-wide leadership in implementing Academic Learning Compacts and the first round of data collection for undergraduate programs has been completed. 11 Annual Report, 2005-2006 Department/Division: _Academic Affairs __________ Part II-B, Distinguished Individual (Faculty, Staff, and Student) Accomplishments A. Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award Arts and Sciences Athena du Pré, Associate Professor, Communication Arts Hedi Salanki-Rubardt, Associate Professor, Music (At-Large) Business Scott Keller, Associate Professor, Marketing & Economics Allen J. Frank, Instructor, Accounting & Finance (Hall of Fame) Professional Studies Laura Tissington, Assistant Professor, Teacher Education Xu Di, Professor, Graduate Education (Hall of Fame) Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Advising Award Arts and Sciences Sikha Bagui, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Mickie Zoulek, Advisor and Instructor, University Advising Center Professional Studies Valeria Steen-Ashanti, Advisor and Instructor, College of Professional Studies Librarianship Incentive Program Caroline Thompson, Librarian, University Libraries Sabbatical Leave, 2005-2006 Arts and Sciences Raid Amin, Mathematics and Statistics, Fall 2005 Rosemary Hays-Thomas, Psychology, 2005-2006 Academic Year Terry Prewitt, Anthropology, Spring 2006 Edward Rodgers, Computer Science, Spring 2006 Marylou Ruud, History, Spring 2006 Business Gayle Baugh, Management, Spring 2006 William Carper, Management/MIS, Fall 2005 Joseph Donelan, Accounting and Finance, Spring 2006 Greg Martin, Marketing and Economics, 2005-06 Academic Year Professional Studies Petra Schuler, Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, Fall 2005 Professional Development Leave, 2005-06 Arts and Sciences Laura White, Computer Science, 2006-07 Academic Year Teaching Incentive Program Arts and Sciences Nicholas Power, Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies 12 Douglas Scott, Lecturer, Communication Arts Susan Walch, Associate Professor, Psychology Professional Studies Kimberly Tatum, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice University Scholarly and Creative Activities Frank Andrasik, Professor, Psychology Steven Kass, Associate Professor, Psychology Distinguished Research Awards Philip Darby, Associate Professor, Biology Richard Snyder, Associate Professor, CEDB Scholarly and Creative Activity Committee Faculty Grants (SCAC) Dr. John Alvis, Department of Government, Leadership and Reform: Herbert Croly and the Progressive Critique of the American Political Tradition Dr. Frank Andrasik, Psychology Department, Development of Behavioral Treatments for Blacks who are Hypertensive Dr. Wayne Bennett, Biology Department, Influence of Human Activity on Distribution and Feeding Behavior of Asian Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) populations on Hoga Island, Sulewesi Indonesia Dr. Barry Bitters, Environmental Studies, Developing Enhanced Vegetation Displays in Virtual Environments Dr. Hui-Min Chung, Biology Department, Understanding the Role of Nicastrin Proteinin Neural Cell Health Dr. Matthew J. Claven, History Department, Toussaint Louverture and th Haitian Revolution: Symbolism and Subversion in the American Civil War Dr. Ludmila Cosio-Lima, Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, Women, Heart, Body, and Soul Dr. Jocelyn Jones Evans, Department of Government, Congress Under Attack: Examining the Impact of Terrorism on the U.S. Congress Dr. Chris Houser, Environmental Studies, Relative Velocity of Seagrass in Combined Current-Wave Flows Dr. Christina Nguyen Hung, Art Department, The Sunshine Girls Dr. Wade H. Jeffrey, Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation, Interactions Between Nutrient Availability and the Response to Ultraviolet Radiation in Marine Bacterioplankton Dr. Jaromy Kuhl, Mathematics and Statistics, Completing Partial Latin Squares Dr. Samuel R. Mathews, Psychology Department, Differences Among Middle and Late Adolescents and Young Adults in the Domains, Structure, and Emotional Reactions to Everyday Problems Dr. Glenda Mayo, Division of Engineering and Computer Technology, Application of Statewide Florida Building Code Training Utilizing a Virtual Construction Video Library: Delivery through iPod, Video, Webcast, and On-line Modules Dr. Chandra S. Prayaga, Physics Department, 3-Day Workshop on Lasers and Holography for High School Students Dr. Karen Rasmussen, Division of Engineering and Computer Technology, Trip to Visit Research Facility for Collaboration Dr. Robert J. Rotunda, Psychology Department, Compulsive Buying: A Study in Personality, Co-Morbidity, Classification and Etiology Dr. Phillip E. Ryals, Biology Department, Production of Novel Phosphoinositides in Yeast Dr. Petra Schuler, Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, Immune Response to Acute Exercise in Type-2 Diabetics 13 Dr. Matthew Schwartz, Environmental Studies Department, Estuarine Sampling for Groundwater Discharge Assessment and Field Survey Dr. Diane Scott, Division of Social Work, Evaluation of a Mentor Model for Effects on Retention of Child Welfare Workers Dr. Bassam R. Shaer, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concurrent Pseudo- Exhaustive Testing of VLSI Circuits Dr. John R. Todorovich, Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, The Development of a Cross-Cultural Instrument to Assess North American and Finnish Pupils' Trichotomous Achievement Goal Orientations Dr. John Waldron, Environmental Studies, Interactions Between Vegetation Dynamics and Dune Re-development on Barrier Islands Dr. June Wei, Management/MIS, Development of an Information Security Assessment Model for E-Healthcare Ms. Julie Ann Stuart Williams, Management/Mis, Exploration of Patient Non-attendance for Physical Therapy Dr. Peggy A. Winter, Biology Department, Virus Infection in Local Brown Seaweeds and Seaweed Identification University Summer Research Awards Dr. Raid Amin, Mathematics & Statistics Department Evaluation of Multivariate Variability Control Charts Dr. William S. Belko, History Department West Florida’s Logging Heritage Study and Route Dr. Hui-Min Chung, Biology Department Understanding the Role of Nicastrin Protein in Neural Cell Health Dr. John W. Coffey, Computer Science Department Fostering Interest in Computer Science in High Schools: A Community Outreach Program Dr. Dennis Edwards, Computer Science Department Combining Static and Dynamic Analysis to Facilitate Feature Location Dr. Jacalyn M. Huband, Computer Science Department Establishment of a Cluster Analysis Lab for Data Mining Dr. Mohamed A. Khabou, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department A System for Indexing and Retrieving Historical Documents Dr. Joe Eugene Lepo, Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation Host Range of the Helicobacter pylori, a Human-Pathogenic Bacterium that Causes Gastric and Peptic-Ulcers Dr. Gary Reglin, Division of Graduate Education Case Study Investigation of School Involvement of Parents at Low-Performing Urban Elementary Schools Dr. Robert J. Rotunda, Psychology Department Development and Evaluation of a Disaster Psychology Training Program for Graduate Students in the Helping Professions Dr. Petra B. Schuler, Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science Exercise and Antibody Production in Older Diabetics Dr. Matthew Charles Schwartz, Environmental Studies Identifying Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions in Escambia Bay Dr. Sharon Simmons, Computer Science Department Security Enhancement for Distributed Agent Software Dr. June Wei, Department of Management/MIS Development of a Framework for Security Assessment in Global Information Technology Outsourcing Dr. Julie Ann Stuart Williams, Management/MIS Operations Management Methodologies for End-of-Life Electronics Composed of both Nonrenewable and Biodegradeable Materials 14 Dr. Hongmei Zhang, Mathematics and Statistics Department Sampling Design in Biological Area and Phylogenetic Analysis in Genetics Center for University Teaching, Learning, & Assessment (CUTLA) Faculty Fellows Kathrine Johnson, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Francis S. Bridges, Professor, Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science Promotions To Associate Professor Kristina Behan Biology William Haraway Graduate Education Christopher Pomory Biology William Tankersley Graduate Education To Professor Athena du Pré Communication Arts Wade Jeffrey Biology Pamela Northrup Engineering & Computer Technology To Assistant Librarian Kristy Padron University Libraries Tenure Kristina Behan Biology William Haraway Graduate Education Christopher Pomory Biology B. Staff Marian Viccars Award Shelly Blake, Executive Assistant, Provost Office University Professional Excellence Awards Joyce Boyce, Division of Life and Health Sciences Theresa Byrd, Research and Sponsored Programs Gabriela Grosse, Department of History Tamela Ramos, Haas/Whitman Center Tanya Streeter, Center for Environmental Diagnostics & Bioremediation Brian Whitney, Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost Lawrence Williams, Research and Sponsored Programs C. Students (see college and division awards) 15 Annual Report, 2005-2006 Department/Division: ___Academic Affairs__________ Part III-A, Strategic Planning Goals/Objectives for 2006-2007 DRAFT 1 (8-29-06) List strategic plan goals/objectives for 2006-2007 and planned method of assessment (if applicable). a b Strategic Goal/Objective Method of Assessment The Regional Mission Participate fully in the Strategic Planning process Completion of planning process (Colleges and with the goal of setting academic directions for Divisions in Academic Affairs) the varied campuses of the University of West Florida including the main campus. Continue to support the outreach mission to Assessment of growth in military enrollment and provide programs to the military through varied expansion of services (Outreach, Emerald Coast, means including online education. ATC) Continue the expansion of services to the Analysis of effectiveness in providing support and Emerald Coast campuses and provide support recognition, including necessary resources. for the distinctive contributions to the regional (Academic Affairs, Emerald Coast) mission at the EC campuses. Plan and deliver appropriate credit and non-credit Growth in use of downtown facilities for credit and programming to the downtown sites in non-credit programs (Colleges, Continuing Pensacola. Education) Faculty Recruitment, Development, and Advancement Conduct a review of all faculty development Completion of review and needs assessment. programs, and assess needs for programs that (CUTLA and ATC) meet the varied needs of faculty and adjunct faculty. Design and pilot a recruitment plan to increase Completion of plan and first round of the diversity of the faculty. implementation, with assessment. (Diversity) Conduct review of the recommendations of the Completion of task. (Academic Affairs, Deans’ Tenure and Promotion Task Force and develop Council) revised criteria and procedures based on the review. Implement a joint CUTLA-ATC series of faculty Completion of series with assessment of development workshops focused on use of effectiveness. (CUTLA and ATC) technology and varied pedagogies in variable formats of instruction Implement an extended series of orientation Completion of series with assessment of sessions for new faculty effectiveness. (CUTLA and ATC) 16 Undergraduate Enrollment and Student Support Increase enrollment at extended campuses and Analysis of data. (Emerald Coast, ATC, online by 20%. Continuing Education) Implement deans enrollment plan for 2006-2007 Tracking results. Analysis of Data (Colleges, to meet or exceed targets of 1% growth in upper Enrollment Services) division FTES. Update student recruitment plan with particular Submission of completed plan and attention on enrollment plan and first-generation implementation during 2006-2007 (Enrollment and underserved students and online education Services, Admissions) Collaborate with Senate Academic Council and Completion of procedures with faculty governance General Studies Committee in updating charter approval. (CAS) and membership. Successful match. Enhance library online and materials collections Review of funding and expenditures (Academic to meet needs of undergraduate programs. Affairs, University Libraries) Collaborate with student affairs in developing and Completion and initial implementation of plan. seeking support for a plan to increase retention of (Academic Affairs, Student Affairs) FTICS to second year by 1% per year for three years. Continue implementation of QEP focused on Assessment of progress (Academic Affairs) student learning and project management Support fund-raising initiatives for the first generation scholarship program. Graduate Enrollment and Student Support Implement a recruitment plan for graduate Completion of task and collection of comparative education. data. (Graduate Studies, Colleges, Enrollment Services) Implement out of state fee waivers for Track effectiveness of waivers as recruitment tool assistantships. and modify as necessary. (Graduate Studies, Enrollment Services) Implement deans enrollment plan to meet or Tracking results. Analysis of Data (Colleges, exceed targets of 4.5% in graduate FTES. Graduate Studies, Enrollment Services) Collaborate with Senate Academic Council and Completion of procedures with faculty governance Graduate Committee in updating charter and approval. (Graduate Studies) membership. Enhance library online and materials collections Review of funding and expenditures (Academic to meet needs of graduate programs. Affairs, University Libraries) 17 Clarify roles of graduate dean, college deans, Report to Deans’ Council (Graduate Studies) and division/department chairs in graduate education. Research and Grants Increase the number of grant applications by Data analysis. (Research and Sponsored 10% and the total of grants and contracts awards Programs) by 10%. Implement plan for reduction of SRT subsidy Completion of plan and annual assessment (Research and Sponsored Programs) Implement strategies to provide enhanced Assessment of results (Research and Sponsored support services in the grants process programs) Accountability Complete program reviews for Honors, Clinical Completion of annual review cycle for 2006-2007 Laboratory Sciences, Computer Science, (Academic Affairs) Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nursing, and History Fully implement second cycle of Academic Data collection, analysis, and implementation of Learning Compacts in undergraduate majors with changes based on assessment (Departments, documented changes resulting from assessment CUTLA) Implement in first cycle of General Studies Data collection and analysis. (Departments with Program Assessment. GS courses, CUTLA) Complete assessment plan and implement first Data collection and analysis. (Graduate programs, cycle of Graduate Programs assessment. CUTLA) Implement data set for program review Completion of outcomes and plans. Work with Institutional Research and Information Review of progress at year end. (Academic Technology to plan an approach to data Affairs, Enrollment Services) collection and management as part of a transition to a more comprehensive system Complete the benchmarking study of Enrollment Completion. (Academic Affairs, Enrollment Services. Services) Conduct a benchmarking study of Continuing Completion. (Academic Affairs, Outreach, Education. Continuing Education) Implement a management review of Office of Completion (dependent on availability of Audit and Diversity and International Education. Management Consulting services) Complete monitoring report necessary to Completion and submission (Academic Affairs) document progress as requested by SACS. 18 Annual Report, 2005-2006 Department/Division: __Academic Affairs____ Part III-B, Strategic Planning Goals/Objectives for 2006-2010 (DRAFT 1, 8-30-2006) a b Strategic Goal/Objective Method of Assessment Academic Planning and Program Development Develop and implement a plan for Completion of plan; implementation of plan. academic program development at the Ongoing assessment of implementation. Emerald Coast campus and service area that meets strategic regional needs and/or fosters economic development. Define and implement academic program Completion of plan; implementation of plan. plan and mix (including graduate and Ongoing assessment of implementation. undergraduate) to maximize the regional comprehensive mission at the Pensacola campus and community service area. Develop and implement a long-range plan Completion of plan; implementation of plan. for online degree programming and Ongoing assessment of implementation. development of infrastructure to support it. Plan and develop the entrepreneurial Completion of plan; implementation of plan. opportunities of continuing professional Ongoing assessment of implementation. education. Faculty Recruitment, Development, and Advancement Design and implement faculty development Completion of plan; implementation of plan. programs that meet the varied needs of Ongoing assessment of implementation. faculty and adjunct faculty. Implement a recruitment plan to increase Analysis of implementation results the diversity of the faculty. Undergraduate Enrollment and Student Support Triple enrollment at extended campuses. Data analysis. Develop and implement, in collaboration Completion of plan; data analysis of retention with student affairs and enrollment and graduation rates. services, undergraduate student retention and graduation rate improvement program with targets for improvement. 19 Implement revised student recruitment plan Analysis of recruitment and enrollment data. (with particular attention to meeting the needs of underserved and underrepresented groups) to meet the varied needs of the Emerald Coast, Pensacola, and online education Implement assessment of Academic Annual review and reporting of results and Foundations and review program needs actions. and quality to make assessment based improvements. Graduate Enrollment and Student Support Implement recruitment plan for graduate Analysis of recruitment and enrollment data. education to meet the varied needs of FWB, Pensacola, and online education Implement assessment of graduate Annual review and reporting of results and education and review progress of actions. departments/divisions in analyzing program needs and quality to make assessment based improvements. Use the regular program review process Annual review and reporting of actions and and other means to assess and improve data analysis. components of graduate education at the program, college and university level, standardizing where appropriate for quality control. Research and Grants Design and implement Completion of implementation. research/scholarship/creative activity and intellectual capital development benchmarking. Develop and implement assessment model Completion of model with phased in for research initiatives, including, but not implementation. Annual review of initiatives limited to funded faculty research grants, and plan for following year. federal and state initiatives, research stimulation efforts. Leadership Assist the Foundation and Office of Increase in funding related to academic affairs Development in fundraising for high priorities; increased involvement of faculty and priorities in academic affairs academic affairs personnel. 20 Continue high profile in state and region in Publications, presentations, workshops, and development of learning compact based requests for services at each level. assessment with the goal of national leadership Continue high profile in crisis Publications, presentations, workshops, and management/disaster recovery in higher requests for services at each level. education with the goal of national leadership Accountability Continue ongoing academic program Completion of process annually. review process, with emphasis on identifying programs of excellence and those requiring attention. Implement benchmarking one academic Completion annually. affairs division with peer group annually. Implement a management review of one Completion annually. academic affairs unit or program annually. 21 Annual Report, 2005-2006 Department/Division: ___Academic Affairs_________ Part III-C, New Degree Program Projections b New a New Degree c Implementation Program Title Level Specialization d Year Yes No Yes No College of Arts and Sciences Art: BFA X X Fall, 2008 Specialization in Graphic Design Communication Arts: X X Fall, 2007 Grad Certificate for College Speech Instructors History: BA X X Fall, 2007 (Minor): Pre-Law History: MA X X Fall, 2009 Lighthouse Preservation Certificate Music: MM X X Fall, 2009 Music Performance Physics: BS X X Fall, 2007 Laser Technology Psychology: PsyD/ X X Distant Doctoral Program PhD College of Business Specialization: Logistics BSBA X X Fall, 2007 (Marketing) Marketing Certificate: New Graduate X X Fall, 2006 Venture/Entrepreneurship (MBA) Certificate: International MBA X X Fall, 2007 Business (MBA) Certificate: Business Graduate X X Fall, 2007 Foundations (Graduate) College of Professional Studies Master of Science Administration Acquisitions MSA X X 2007 Biomedical/Pharmaceutical MSA X X 2007 Human Resource MSA X X 2007 Management Leadership MSA X X 2007 Sport Administration MSA X X 2007 Computer/Engineering MSA X X 2008 Administration Hospitality, Recreation, Resort MSA X X 2009 Management Doctor of Education 22 Health Ed/Physical Ed Ed.D X X 2008 Criminal Justice Ed.D X X 2008 b New Program Title Level a New Degree c Implementation Specialization d Yes No Yes No Year College of Professional Studies (Continued) Master of Social Work MSW X X 2008 Engineering Technology MS X X 2012 a For example, BA, BSBA, MEd. b For degrees not currently offered as stand-alone programs; will require submission of requests to Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees. c For new specializations within an existing degree program; will require submission of request to Faculty Senate but not to Board of Trustees. d Program implementation years are projections and depend on program development and approval as well as on sufficient resources.
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