Chancellor’s Goals: 2006-07

Chancellor Howard Cohen Chancellor Howard Cohen

Goals for 2006-07

  1. STUDENT SUCCESS
    1. Enrollment Management
      • Meet enrollment goals of 9,400 (headcount) and 194,500 billable hours
      • Assess all student success programs for effectiveness at improving retention
      • Establish an advisory group to improve first year experience programs
      • Develop a rolling 2 year course schedule
      • Develop 4 new graduate certificate programs
      • Achieve a graduate school enrollment of 1000 students and 4,500 billable hours
    2. Residential Life/Campus Life
      • Review and implement best management structure for University Village
      • Assess the need and, if appropriate, implement decision process for construction of additional student housing
      • Implement a transportation plan to serve residential students and students in off-campus related housing
      • Assure monthly meetings of the University Village Hall Council
      • Establish quality, goal-oriented metrics for student life programs
      • Establish learning communities in the Student Achievement Center and in University Village
      • Design and implement a program to engage parents and families in the life of the campus
      • Design and implement an off-campus housing service for student housing needs beyond University Village
    3. Experiential Learning
      • Achieve Faculty Senate approval for an experiential learning graduation requirement
    4. International Programs
      • Expand enrollment of international students to 300 by Fall 2007
      • Achieve Senate approval for an ESL program
      • Identify basic international student service needs and develop a funding strategy
    5. Textbooks
      • Gather data related to textbook cost and availability
      • Explore strategies for controlling textbook costs
  2. FACULTY AND STAFF EXCELLENCE – PROGRAM QUALITY
    1. Faculty and Staff Development
      • Establish a teaching evaluation and assessment program at the department level
      • Establish a training program for all supervisors, including an assessment component for core competencies
      • Conduct a compensation study for faculty, professional and classified staff
      • Establish an Office of Instructional Technology in CTIS, in partnership with the School of Education
      • Establish departmental full-time/part-time instructional ratios and manage at the dean’s level
      • Revise the new staff employment orientation
    2. Accreditation
      • Host AQIP visit in Spring 2007
      • Complete revision of AQIP System Portfolio by February 15, 2007
      • Establish milestones for all three current AQIP projects: General Education, Academic Program Review, Supervisory Training
      • Develop a program review timetable for all academic programs (including accreditation reviews)
    3. Organization
      • Recruit a Dean of Technology
      • Recruit a Dean of Engineering, Math and Science
      • Reorganize University Relations under an Associate Vice Chancellor for Marketing
  3. HIGH PERFORMANCE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
    1. Campus Master Plan
      • Implement campus master planning process to produce a Board of Trustees approved master plan in 2007-08
    2. Information Technology
      • Implement OnePurdue HR and Financial Systems
        • Complete all appropriate training in 2006-07
      • Implement distance education learning certification program for 30 faculty members
      • Implement and establish an update schedule for our on-line catalog by July 1, 2006
      • Initiate development of the PUC Visualization Center
      • Reconfigure the CIT computer labs/open labs by Summer 2007
    3. Facilities
      • Secure legislative approval and funding for Emerging Technologies Tower
      • Complete Gyte renovation Phase 2
      • Complete YJean Chambers Hall
  4. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP
    1. Incubator Development
      • Implement Hammond Business Incubator
      • Purdue NWI Technology Center
        • Develop transition management plan from PRF to Purdue Calumet
    2. Institutes and Centers
      • Develop guidelines and policies for creation and continuation of institutes and centers
      • Recruit 4 endowed professorships to support the mission of Centers and Institutes and develop expertise in:
        • Water Quality and Security
        • Energy Efficiency and Reliability
        • Science and Technology Education
        • Entrepreneurship
      • Develop plans for each Center to seek external funding and become self supported
      • Continue the public lecture series program
  5. OVERARCHING SUPPORT
    1. Advancement
      • Establish a planned giving society
      • Analyze results from alumni engagement survey
      • Meet goals of:
        • 10% increase in alumni contacts
        • 100 new PAAC members
        • 5% increase in alumni donors
        • 5% increase of alumni attendance at alumni events
        • 20% increase in alumni email data base
        • Increase campus giving from $40,000 to $45,000
        • $2,000,000 in annual gifts
    2. Marketing and Communications
      • Develop and implement a university-wide marketing plan
      • Continue development of campus emergency response project
      • Create a process to review and update content on campus web pages
    3. Multi-cultural Campus
      • Develop a proposal to address campus issues related to multi-cultural diversity
      • Establish a process for assessing campus climate for multi-cultural inclusiveness