FORT LEWIS COLLEGEVISION, MISSION & VALUES VISION: We strive to be the finest public liberal arts college in the western United States. MISSION: Fort Lewis College offers accessible, high quality, baccalaureate liberal arts education to a diverse student population, preparing citizens for the common good in an increasingly complex world. VALUES: Student success is at the center of all college endeavors. The college is dedicated to the highest quality liberal arts education that develops the whole person for success in life and work.
FORT LEWIS COLLEGESTRATEGIC PLAN GOALS Increase student success. Develop selected programs in areas of strength—ones with significant market demand and which will operate at a surplus within a reasonable time.
FORT LEWIS COLLEGESTRATEGIC PLAN GOALS Implement pedagogically appropriate technologies for the curriculum and the population that the courses are currently serving Enhance the comprehensive undergraduate enrollment management plan
FORT LEWIS COLLEGESTRATEGIC PLAN GOALS Continuously assess the efficiency and effectiveness of all programs and services at Fort Lewis College. Capitalize on Fort Lewis College’s location.
International Travel • Relationship building with alumni • Reputation and partnership building with other educational institutions and government agencies: • American University of Sharjah (UAE) • ZayedUniversity (UAE) • Higher Colleges of Technology (UAE) • American Community School (UAE) • The UAE Ministry of Education • Waseda University (Japan) • Tokyo Gakugei (Japan) • University Secondary School (Japan) • American School in Japan • International Education Systems (Japan)
Linda Angell, Director of International Programs at the American University of Sharjah Visits Durango on August 14-15, 2013.
Tosh Ogura, Yutaka Hagiwara, and Kuniyuki Shibahara at the offices of International Education Systems in Tokyo, Japan on May 13, 2013.
Durango Welcome Center • The Office of Admission reports that 41 high school students filled out contact cards at Welcome Center over last year • 3 applied • 2 are now enrolled for Fall 2013
FLC Organizational Chart The College’s organizational chart is updated and available online: www.fortlewis.edu/humanresources/Resources/OrganizationalChart.aspx.
Quality Initiative Milestones • Degree Maps and Honest Credit Counts • Early Alert-Map Works • Academic Standards-progression towards degree • Degree Tracking-Change from WebOpus to College Source coming Spring 2014 • Working with departments in 2013/14 to develop Multi-year Schedule of Instructions
Student Success Collaborative • A group of institutions dedicated to sharing best practices, data analytics, and an innovative platform for surfacing insight into the academic barriers that impede graduation. • Combines technology, research, and predicative analytics to help institutions positively inflect outcomes with at risk and off-path students • Provides best practice research and practical advice to colleges and universities across the Untied States • Provides benchmarking data and reports compared to other institutions
What will SSC do for us? • Growing consortium of colleges and universities that we will be able to benchmark • Cutting edge staff dedicated to using best practices to develop analytical tools and methodologies • Ability to ask and frame important research questions pertinent to not only us but to the nation • Force us to question the status quo, test our assumptions • Provides us with new opportunities
Strategy Team • Program Sponsor- Barbara Morris, Provost • Program Leaders- Kim Hannula, Assoc. Dean SAS and Suzanne Wilhelm, Assoc. Dean SOBA • Technology Leaders- Orien McGlamery, Asst. Director Institutional research and Planning, Matt McGlamery, Director IT, James Bodine, Manager Web Services and Middleware IT • Value Leaders- Carol Smith, Assoc. VP Enrollment Management, Andy Burns, Director of Admissions, Beverly Chew, Professor Psychology and Coordinator, Degree Planning, Bridget Irish, Asst. Dean SAS, Crystal Fankhauser, Campus Coordinator Degree Completion, Deb Walker, Professor Economics, Jim Cross, Assoc. Professor Exercise Science, Ginny Davis, Assoc. Professor Theater
New Hires and Technology • Hired E-Learning Director Kelly Stanley • Working on policies and strategies to develop and support alternative curriculum and instructional delivery models. • Nearing selection of new management system • Implementation expected in late fall/early winter
Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Visit 2015Save the DateSeptember 19
Some Important Upcoming Policy Updates/Changes • Curriculum • Assessment • Program Review • Intellectual Property • Online Course Evaluation • Course Syllabus • Learning Management System • Study Abroad • Field Trips • Outside Work