Provost & Academic Vice President

2013-14 Academic Affairs Goals

  1. Enhanced Culture for Teaching and Learning
    1. Maintain rigor and high academic standards
    2. Support for Quad Cities Riverfront campus
    3. Continue to expand scope of the Centennial Honors College
    4. Increase course based civic learning, internships, and service learning opportunities
    5. Support undergraduate and graduate research opportunities
    6. Support special program for Women in the Sciences and Government
    7. Support scholarly/professional activity
  2. Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability
    1. Implement zero-based funding and identify further costs savings to meet challenges in the FY15 budget
    2. Identify alternative funding sources
    3. Develop college priorities in fundraising
  3. Enhance Academic Affairs Role in Enrollment Management and Student Success
    1. Develop undergraduate, graduate, and international recruitment plans for each department/school
    2. Continue to expand Distance Learning opportunities
    3. Provide opportunities for non-degree seeking students
    4. Increase participation in the Building Connections mentorship program
    5. Implementation of revised FYE
    6. Review campus-wide advising procedures
    7. Enhance access, equity, and multicultural initiatives for entire campus community
  4. Focus on International Recruiting and Education Opportunities
    1. Increase the number of international students
    2. Increase number of study abroad participation and 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 Center for Performing Arts
    2. Renewed funding for classroom renovation
    3. Support major capital budget initiatives
    4. Support initiatives in Agriculture and Horn Field Campus
    5. Obtain approval, and implement University Technology Strategic Plan
    6. Continue computer replacement as funds are available