Provost & Academic Vice President

2018-19 Academic Affairs Goals

  1. Enhanced Culture for Teaching and Learning
      1. Maintain rigor and high academic standards
      2. Explore restructuring to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration
      3. Continued focus on the Centennial Honors College
      4. Increase focus on study abroad 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 efficiencies to meet challenges in the FY19 and FY20 budgets
      2. Identify alternative funding sources
      3. Develop and refine college priorities in fundraising
  3. Enhance Academic Affairs Role in Enrollment Management and Student Success
      1. Increase focus on student internship opportunities
      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. Support access, equity, and multicultural initiatives for entire campus community
  4. Focus on International Recruiting and Education Opportunities
      1. Continue efforts to increase the number of international students
      2. Increase awareness of study abroad opportunities
      3. Develop additional 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. Support for the LEJA Crime Lab
        3. Pursue support for an updated Centennial Honors College facility
        4. Strategically fund technology updates and advancements in technology
        5. Support major capital budget initiatives