Students First  Richard A. Hollingsworth Vice President for Student Life

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2. Our Mission/Vision. We collaborate to create a community where all students are encouraged to expand their aspirations and to achieve their full human potential through involvement in innovative and results-oriented programs and services that prepare students to be leaders within a diverse

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1. Students First Richard A. Hollingsworth Vice President for Student Life

2. 2 Our Mission/Vision We collaborate to create a community where all students are encouraged to expand their aspirations and to achieve their full human potential through involvement in innovative and results-oriented programs and services that prepare students to be leaders within a diverse and global society.

3. 3 Organizational Structure Student Activities, Event Centers, and Major Events * Ohio Union and Student Activities * Recreational Sports * Schottenstein Center * Fawcett Center and Drake Events Center Health, Counseling, and Student Advising * Student Health Services * Counseling and Consultation Services * Student Wellness Center * Student Advocacy Center * Student Housing Legal Clinic * Career Connection Student Learning and Development, and Parent Engagement * Multicultural Center * Student Judicial Affairs * Younkin Success Center * Disability Services * Parent Association * Student Life Assessment Housing, Dining Services, and Conferences * University Housing * The Blackwell Hotel and Pfahl Conference Center * Off Campus Student Services * Campus Dining Services and University Catering * Conference and Orientation Housing Administrative Operations * Administrative Services * Facilities Planning and Support * Fiscal Support Services * Human Resources * Information Technology and Buck ID

4. 4 Organizational Structure

5. 5 Resources: Talent People: Over 5,000 employees, including: 600 Bargaining Unit Employees 148 Civil Service Staff 306 Administrative and Professional Staff 25 Graduate Administrative Assistants Over 4,000 Student Employees

6. 6 Resources: Fiscal Budget: Annual budget $176.4 million PBA from General Fee portion of tuition $20.8 million (includes $2.3 million from Student Activity Fees) PBA from Rec Fee $12.5 million Physical plant allocation $4.5 million Auxiliary and earnings budget sources $137.7 million Other sources (contracts) $0.9 million Cash and reserves $56 million Endowment principal $7.4 million Principal balance on outstanding debt $200 million

7. 7 Resources: Space Facilities: 5.8 million square feet of facilities Total estimated replacement cost: $1.5 billion Facilities include: * 36 Columbus campus residence halls and housing complexes * 12 Off-Campus (Columbus) housing units    * 12  residence halls and housing complexes on the Wooster, Newark, Mansfield campuses and at Stone Lab

8. 8 Resources: Space (cont’d) Buildings (cont’d): * 14 Columbus campus dining halls and food service facilities, one at Newark and one at Stone Lab   * 7 Columbus campus health, wellness and student success facilities: RPAC, ARC, Jesse Owens South, North and West, Wilce Student Health Center, Younkin Success Center        * 6 Columbus campus event centers: Schottenstein Center, the Blackwell, Royer Student Activity Center, Fawcett Center, the Drake Performance and Events Center, and the Ohio Union

9. 9 Resources: Technology Information Technology: Student Life IT: Comprehensive centralized support Provides network support, data and security services Application development team supports 47 public web sites and 16 business applications Manages university housing based ResNet IT support for student governments and select student organizations

10. 10 Highlights: Direct Service 2007 Service Highlights: Over 93,000 patient visits at the Wilce Student Health Center More than 15,000 counseling sessions by Counseling & Consultation Services 300 Career Connection sessions Approximately 1,000 Student Housing Legal Clinic cases Over 11,000 students living in University Housing Over 3 million meals served by Campus Dining Services Over 1,800 students registered with the Office for Disability Services

11. 11 Highlights: Programming 2007 Program Highlights: 15,000 students attended the Student Involvement Fair 283 students participated in the Alternative Break trips 1,400 students participated in the Community Commitment service project during Welcome Week 500 students, alumni and fans participated in the Bowl Tour service project 600 registered dancers for the BuckeyeThon that raised $50,128 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital Approximately 3,000 participants in the 11 days of the African American Heritage Festival Approximately 1 million guests hosted at the Schottenstein Center

12. 12 Highlights: Programming 2007 Program Highlights: Hosted 27 community service projects with 4,471 participants 30 University Housing Learning Communities and 13 additional Scholars Program Learning Communities with over 4,000 participants Approximately 3,000 students participated in the University Housing planned or sponsored programs Over 100 Student Wellness Center educational programs and lectures Over 350 students served by the Scarlet & Gray personal finance program Over 60,000 hits on the Center for Financial Life & Research web site

13. 13 Highlights: Administration Administrative Highlights: Completed business continuity plans for 11 departments with 9 others in either phase 1 or phase 2 of development Design of two Fiscal Service Centers (University Housing and Campus Dining Services) Created Emergency and Risk Management unit and recently hired the Director Created Marketing Communications unit and recently hired the Director Created a Steering Committee to prioritize IT projects and align resources with strategic planning Consistent history of balanced budget

14. 14 Partnerships Academic Partnerships: Various departments and faculty: Learning and Scholars Communities Fisher College of Business: The Blackwell and Pfahl Hall Moritz College of Law: Student Housing Legal Clinic Human Ecology: Viewpoint Bistro, Center for Financial Life and Research FAES/Ohio Sea Grant/Office of Research: Stone Lab FAES: Buy Ohio food program Academic Affairs/Athletics/EdHE: Younkin Success Center Colleges of Dentistry and Optometry: Student Health Services Education Policy and Leadership (HESA): SPA Program, Leadership and Service Center, leadership courses Physical Activities and Education Services: Rec Sports

15. 15 Partnerships (cont’d) Academic Support Unit Partnerships: First Year Experience: Success Series, Student Life Orientation, Orientation Housing Office of Minority Affairs: Bias Assessment & Response Team Department of Athletics: McCorkle Aquatic Center, Schottenstein Center, Younkin Success Center, summer campus, athletic training table, ticket office OSU and Columbus Public Safety/Campus Partners/USG: Off-campus safety Facilities Operations and Development: 24-Hour Facilities Service Desk Outreach and Engagement: Campus Dining’s Buy Ohio Program, Alternative Break Program, SERV Team, Community Ambassadors University Development: Ohio Union fundraising Various faculty: Alternative Break trips

16. 16 2008-09 Objectives Enhanced student residential environments: design, manage acceleration of space transition; engage off-campus community New Ohio Union: keep on time and on budget Focus on the student experience: - Integrate in and out of class learning outcomes - Signature events - Safety - Center for Leadership and Service - Cohesive integrated programs - Strengthen partnerships Focus on staff and organizational success Parent and community engagement Simplify systems Transition in new Vice President

17. 17 5-7 Year Strategic Plan Inclusive Planning Process: Began discussing the 2008-2013/15 Strategic Plan with the Planning Team in Autumn 2007 Retreat in January that included 80 Student Affairs staff and 40 university colleagues to develop themes and ideas Ongoing discussions with student leaders about how to engage students in the development of the plan Federal, State and Local Fire Codes- Building inspections, equipment testing and maintenance per code requirements Federal, State and Local Fire Codes- Building inspections, equipment testing and maintenance per code requirements

18. 18 5-7 Year Strategic Plan Areas of Focus / Alignment with President’s Strategic Goals: Put Students First Forge One University Focus on Staff Talent Development and Organizational Success Community Engagement Simplify Systems Assessment and Research Agenda Federal, State and Local Fire Codes- Building inspections, equipment testing and maintenance per code requirements Federal, State and Local Fire Codes- Building inspections, equipment testing and maintenance per code requirements

19. 19 Our Strengths Manage emergencies and crises involving students, including leading institutional responses to mental health crises, diversity-related incidents, contagious diseases, student misconduct on and off campus, and student death and injury Direct counseling and advising for students Diversity management and education Formal Program Review Coordinate campus-wide events, such as Welcome Week, Homecoming, and visits by dignitaries and celebrities

20. 20 Our Strengths (cont’d) Resource management (fiscal, facilities, IT and HR) National involvement by leadership team Conduct research on student behavior and trends Tailor services based upon student feedback Involve students in planning and decision-making

21. 21 Our Challenges Radical reorientation of programs to support an integrated approach to total student learning and growth.          - Define Student Life’s role in supporting institutional student learning outcomes         - Engage students, parents, our partners and the community in a bold new vision for Student Life         - Reconceptualize a unified approach to programming with students at center - Realign existing resources with new priorities; develop new resources in high demand environment         - Strengthen strategic partnerships         - Instill a sense of urgency and acceptance of change

22. 22 Our Challenges (cont’d) Reframe to develop new approaches to diversity/culture to create a quality campus climate for all grounded in trust not fear, respect not judgment, appreciation not mere tolerance...   Meet basic needs of all students while attending to the special needs of individuals (mental health, ethnic/gender identity, disability, etc)   Marketing to share the student experience in a unified way and to enable students to access resources at the time needed   Staying current with technology, including new approaches to service delivery

23. 23 Role of the Vice President University Leadership Team:  Strategic direction and policy development; student “advocate”; PLC, SMC, CSA Leadership of Student Life: Strategic direction for creating optimal environments for learning and personal development in alignment with university mission and priorities  Resource Management and Development:  Human, Fiscal, Space, IT to support Student Life service and program initiatives aligned with university priorities Partnership Development:  Create and maintain internal and external partnerships to advance University and Student Life goals  Engage Students:  Active participation in student events and programs as visible demonstration of senior leadership's commitment to students; regular engagement with student government and other key student leaders

24. 24 Role of the Vice President (cont’d) Community Norming: Promote standards of responsible community membership; manage student behavior; administer Code of Student Conduct Crisis, Event, and Risk Management: Direct and coordinate response to critical student-involved incidents on campus; oversee risk mitigation plans; certify internal controls Assessment: Develop, collect and disseminate information on students’ educational experiences Higher Education and Student Affairs: Coordinate student personnel graduate assistant (SPA) program with the EHE / School of Ed P&L / HESA; instruct in HESA or other appropriate department Professional Leadership:  Active participation in national and state professional associations; support staff professional engagement Representation: Represent the President and Senior Vice President

25. 25 Essential Competencies Vision for the total student experience at a top tier public research university   Deep understanding of late adolescent and adult student development   Demonstrated leadership of a comprehensive and diverse organization   Resource management and development (talent, fiscal, space, technology), including fundraising Superior spoken and written communication skills; strong classroom, public and media presence  

26. 26 Essential Competencies (cont’d) Demonstrated commitment to diversity and global education   Crisis, event, behavioral, conflict, and risk management   Talent identification and development; teambuilding   Student, academic, administrative and community partnership development   Involvement with national and state professional associations

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