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2007–2008 Overview. Tim Gilmour University President. 75th Anniversary. Homecoming will be planned around anniversary Enjoy the parade down Main Street Oct. 3 rd. 75 th Anniversary. Why We’ve Thrived. Met 75 years of challenges Grit of our staff and faculty

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2007 2008 overview

2007–2008 Overview

Tim Gilmour

University President

75th anniversary
75th Anniversary

2008 Convocation

75 th anniversary
Homecoming will be planned around anniversary

Enjoy the parade down Main Street Oct. 3rd

75th Anniversary

2008 Convocation

why we ve thrived
Why We’ve Thrived
  • Met 75 years of challenges
  • Grit of our staff and faculty
  • Students’ desire for better life
  • Everyone has helped keep University strong

2008 Convocation

how will we continue to thrive
How Will We Continue to Thrive?
  • Build on strengths
  • Adapt to the future
  • Discuss strategic plan Vision 2010
  • Implement action plans

2008 Convocation

address four key points
Address Four Key Points

1. Are we achieving Vision 2010 goals?

2. What did we accomplish last year?

3. What’s next year’s strategic plan?

4. How will we develop next 10-year plan?

2008 Convocation

key point 1 achieving 2010 goals revenue graduate and undergraduate tuition thousands
Key Point 1: Achieving 2010 GoalsRevenue — Graduate and Undergraduate Tuition (Thousands)

2008 Convocation

key point 1 achieving 2010 goals expenses faculty and staff salaries thousands
Key Point 1: Achieving 2010 GoalsExpenses — Faculty and Staff Salaries (Thousands)

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key point 1 achieving 2010 goals first year retention wilkes goal in black
Key Point 1: Achieving 2010 GoalsFirst Year Retention (Wilkes Goal in Black)

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key point 2 accomplishments
Key Point 2: Accomplishments
  • $1 million grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Center for Global Education and Diversity
  • Open budget process
  • Hired new library dean and law school planning dean

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key point 2 accomplishments1
Key Point 2: Accomplishments
  • Ad campaign featured across country
  • Tennis teams won conferences
  • Teacher education goes national with Discovery Education partnership
  • First-time donors increased

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key point 2 accomplishments2
Key Point 2: Accomplishments
  • Communication Studies department made a national presentation on mentoring to National Communications Association
  • Dr. KarenBeth Bohan was named as the outstanding Rho Chi Society Faculty Advisor. Rho Chi is the academic honor society in pharmacy.

2008 Convocation

accomplishments
Accomplishments

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key point 3 vision 2010 initiatives
Key Point 3: Vision 2010 Initiatives
  • Excellence and Growth in Academic Programs
  • Develop a World-Class Support Environment
  • Valuing Our People

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purpose of the middle states ten year review
Purpose of the Middle States Ten-year Review
  • Reflect on progress since 2000
  • Ensure meeting Middle States criteria
  • Set stage for next ten years
  • Meet main challenge — ASSESSMENT — through academic and administrative program review

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financial condition strong
Financial Condition Strong
  • $850,000 surplus for budget year 07–08
  • Balanced budget for 08–09

2008 Convocation

financial challenges
Financial Challenges
  • Reduction in residence hall demand
  • Uncertain year in financial markets
  • Energy costs driving up operating expenses
  • Commitment to keep salaries and benefits competitive

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strategic plan academic year 08 09
Strategic Plan:Academic Year 08–09
  • Need a new science building and athletics facility
  • Employee surveys
    • Job satisfaction
    • Faculty work load
    • Benefits packages
    • Salary structure

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strategic plan academic year 08 091
Strategic Plan:Academic Year 08–09
  • Commitment to the environment includes greenhouse gas inventory
  • Update campus master plan
  • Enhance mentoring capacity
  • Make city more attractive college town

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key point 4 the next 10 year plan
Key Point 4: The Next 10-Year Plan
  • Extensively and effectively involve the University community
  • Informed by the Middle States Review
  • Driven by what Wilkes will face in the coming decade

2008 Convocation

academic accomplishments
Academic Accomplishments
  • Hosted Mid-Atlantic Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of America
  • Fresh approach to philosophy program
  • ACPE accreditation, partnership with Allied Health
  • ACBSP accreditation, International partnership with Punjabi University and New Accelerated Bachelor’s of Business Administration program

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academic accomplishments1
Academic Accomplishments
  • Realignment of education programs
  • Law school planning initiative timetable
  • Progress on programming Science, Health and Engineering building

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develop program excellence
Develop Program Excellence
  • Create vision for each college and school
    • Expectations for the well-educated Wilkes graduate
    • Encompasses undergraduate and graduate
    • Focuses on program excellence and balance

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develop program excellence1
Develop Program Excellence
  • Vision will:
    • Identify program growth and revenue opportunities
    • Identify programs of excellence to develop or extend
    • Find opportunities for innovation in programs and program delivery
    • Strengthen mentoring

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develop program excellence2
Develop Program Excellence
  • Strengthen academic program review process
    • Annual program reviews
    • Tri-annual in-depth reviews with external evaluations

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develop program excellence3
Develop Program Excellence
  • Strengthen academic program review process
    • Implement assessment process for each academic program
    • Improvements to programs based on the assessment
  • Review and refine general education core

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develop program excellence4
Develop Program Excellence
  • Enhance the university’s capacity to mentor
    • Through thinking systematically about mentoring
    • Through relationships and learning communities
    • Through students working closely with faculty
    • Through capacity for lifelong learning

2008 Convocation

faculty load
Faculty Load
  • Identify areas of need
  • Utilization of adjuncts

2008 Convocation

develop a world class support environment alumni development goals

Develop a World-Class Support Environment:“Alumni/Development Goals”

Mike Wood

V.P. for Advancement

engage alumni
Engage Alumni
  • Increase alumni participation
  • Develop a lifelong learning program for alumni
  • Provide faculty with communication tools
  • Increase alumni financial support
  • Alumni involved in student recruitment

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increasing financial support
Increasing Financial Support
  • Increase the number of face-to-face conversations with donors
  • Secure 100 percent trustee participation

2008 Convocation

fundraising
Fundraising
  • Implement the campaign marketing plan
  • Improve annual support programs
    • Donor choice options
      • Scholarships for Students
      • Green Initiatives
      • Mentoring
      • Information technology

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valuing our people changing student demographics

Valuing Our People:“Changing Student Demographics”

María Suárez

Interim Special Assistant to the President for Global Education and Diversity

past five years
Past Five Years
  • Domestic minority students almost doubled
  • International student population increased eight-fold

2008 Convocation

new center for global education and diversity
New Center for Global Education and Diversity
  • Consolidation of services under one roof
  • Provides support for diverse populations, including international students and faculty
  • Promotes internationalization of campus
    • International experiences for students and faculty
    • Support for faculty that want to infuse teaching with global themes

2008 Convocation

services
Services
  • Immigration services for international faculty and students
  • Advising and support for international students
  • Multicultural programming
  • Support for staff and faculty dealing with issues related to diversity

2008 Convocation

services1
Services
  • Support services for domestic students of diverse backgrounds
  • International experiences for students, including Study Abroad
  • ESL program (IEP)
  • Support for faculty who want to infuse their teaching with global themes

2008 Convocation

new team
New Team
  • Dr. Godlove Fonjweng, Director of the Center for Global Education and Diversity
  • Brandon Ice, Associate Director of Diversity Initiatives
  • Marcie Riebe, Assistant Director of International Faculty and Student Services

2008 Convocation

new team1
New Team
  • Kimberly Niezgoda, Assistant Director of Global Education and ESL (IEP) coordinator
  • Elizabeth Miranda, Administrative Assistant

2008 Convocation

interdependence day
Interdependence Day
  • Center Inauguration on Interdependence Day, September 12
    • Dedication of flag exhibit
    • Open house in Polish Room
    • Meet and greet with Rabbi Telushkin

2008 Convocation

interdependence day1
Interdependence Day
  • Interdependence Day, September 12
    • Center open house at Max Roth Center
    • Interdependence Day lecture “Words That Hurt, Words That Heal” — Rabbi Telushkin

2008 Convocation

middle states association on higher education
Middle States Association on Higher Education
  • Based in Philadelphia
  • One of six regional accrediting bodies in the US that accredit approximately 3000 institutions of higher education
  • Serves DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA, PR, VI

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middle states commission on higher education
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Voluntary, non-governmental, peer-based membership dedicated to educational excellence
  • Reviews membership periodically through visits and reports
  • Wilkes has been accredited with Middle States since 1937

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spring 2010
Spring 2010:
  • Wilkes Decennial Self-Study Evaluation for Reaffirmation of Accreditation

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self study is an ongoing process
Self Study is an Ongoing Process
  • Our formal self-study process for MSCHE began in November of 2007
  • Steering Committee appointed in fall 2007
  • Steering Committee completed and submitted self-study design in June 2008

2008 Convocation

self study is an ongoing process1
Self Study is an Ongoing Process
  • Design accepted with compliments to Wilkes by MSCHE in June 2008
  • Four working groups appointed to carry out the self study

2008 Convocation

wilkes self study design
Wilkes Self-Study Design
  • Comprehensive
  • Titled: Planning, Achieving and Sustaining Excellence at Wilkes University
  • Focus of the Self Study is on VISION 2010

2008 Convocation

calendar for 2008 2009
Calendar for 2008–2009
  • Sept–Dec: working groups work to answer research questions
  • Jan–Mar: working groups begin drafting reports
  • March: First drafts of WG reports are due to the Steering Committee

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Calendar for 2008–2009
  • March: MSCHE selects visiting team chair; dates for visit are set
  • May: Working groups submit final draft of reports to the Steering Committee
  • June–August: Steering Committee develops working draft of the Self Study

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Calendar for 2008–2009
  • Sept–Oct: Open forums held for comments and suggestions
  • Sept: Working draft shared with campus
  • Nov–Dec: Team chair visits campus
  • Dec: Final version of self-study report sent to MSCHE

2008 Convocation

communication
Communication

2008 Convocation

Steering Committee

communication1
Communication
  • Web site: course.wilkes.edu/msa/
  • Periodic reports to the campus community through Today@Wilkes
  • Not too late to join the working groups

2008 Convocation

valuing our people employee health wellness

Valuing Our People:“Employee Health & Wellness”

Maggie Lund

V.P. for Human Resources

demographic information
Demographic Information
  • Total covered individuals – 572
  • Average age of covered lives - 39
    • 30 percent age 50-plus
    • According to Blue Cross of Northeastern PA statistics, employees over the age of 50 account for 2½ times the dollars than employees under age 50.

2008 Convocation

cost drivers
Cost Drivers
  • Prescription drug utilization
    • Per employee per month pharmacy expenses (54 percent above network average)
      • Home Delivery 5.9 percent
      • Generics 90 percent

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cost drivers1
Cost Drivers
  • Preventive screenings
    • cholesterol 35 percent
    • colon cancer 17 percent
      • (after 50 or below if family history)
    • mammogram 67 percent (40-plus)
    • PSA 11 percent (40-plus)

2008 Convocation

prevention is key
Prevention is Key!
  • 80% of next year’s high-risk members are currently in a low-risk category
    • Based on actual claims data provided by Blue Cross of Northeastern PA

2008 Convocation

wilkes chronic conditions
Wilkes’ Chronic Conditions
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma

2008 Convocation

lifestyle influenced illnesses
Coronary artery disease

Depression

Type II diabetes

Obesity

High blood pressure

Cholesterol

Lifestyle Influenced Illnesses

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important facts
Important Facts
  • American Diabetes Association
    • 1 out of 10 healthcare dollars spent in the U.S. are spent on diabetes complications
  • American Lung Association
    • $16.1 billion spent each year on asthma patients
  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute
    • NEPA colon cancer rate is 20% higher, 1/3 of deaths can be avoided with proper preventive screening

2008 Convocation

current wellness programs
Current Wellness Programs
  • Blue Health Solutions
    • Health coach
    • Online health risk assessment
    • Patient education
    • Disease management

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Current Wellness Programs
  • YMCA membership
  • Wilkes fitness facilities
  • Weight Watchers at Work
  • College Town Challenge

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future wellness programs
Future Wellness Programs
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Health education
    • Lunch and Learn sessions
    • “Did you know?” e-mail notifications
  • Wellness newsletter
  • Employee health fair

2008 Convocation