Provost & Academic Vice President

2017-18 Academic Affairs Goals

  1. Enhanced Culture for Teaching and Learning
      1. Maintain rigor and high academic standards
      2. Explore additional interdisciplinary collaboration
      3. Continued focus on the Centennial Honors College
      4. Increase focus on internships and service learning opportunities
      5. Strengthen relationships with community college and international partners
      6. Continued support of undergraduate and graduate research opportunities
      7. Support scholarly/professional activity for faculty
  2. Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability
      1. Identify further costs savings to meet challenges in the FY18 and FY19 budgets
      2. Identify alternative funding sources
      3. Develop college priorities in fundraising
  3. Enhance Academic Affairs Role in Enrollment Management and Student Success
      1. Review undergraduate, graduate, and international recruitment plans for each department/school
      2. Continue to expand Distance Learning opportunities
      3. Explore additional initiatives to enhance retention and graduation rates
      4. Increase outreach efforts with prospective students
      5. Enhance access, equity, and multicultural initiatives for entire campus community
  4. Focus on International Recruiting and Education Opportunities
      1. Continue to increase the number of international students
      2. Increase awareness of study abroad opportunities
      3. Develop academic partnerships with international institutions of higher learning
      4. Strengthen relationships with embassies and host countries
  5. Facilities Enhancement and Technology Support
        1. Support for the Center for Performing Arts
        2. Enhance funding for technology updates and technology advancement
        3. Support major capital budget initiatives