Strategic Planning




  • Academic Program Enhancement and EffectivenessAPEEI is supported by Gray Associates having developed an information interface with data on nearly all fields of study catalogued in the U.S. Department of Education's Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP). With the Gray Associates platform, it is possible to assess competitors’ program offerings, local and national student demand, and employment opportunities for over 1,000 fields of study. These data are useful in identifying new programs to be considered, and opportunities for enhancing the viability of the current academic programs.

  • Curricular Efficiency - Curricular efficiency and effectiveness focuses on improving student/academic success through a variety of different measures that ultimately improves, among others, student learning, student retention, graduation rates and costs both to the student and the University. Curricular effectiveness focuses on doing the right things in pursuit of appropriate goals and using resources to their fullest. The curricular efficiency team has reviewed course data from across the University and developed tools to assist programs and the University


Review and Feedback

     (Current phase)

During the Implementation Phase, the campus community will implement the Plan for Strategic Actions to Take Charge of Our Future - Plan for Academic Actions and Plan for Support Area Actions.

The Board approved Plan for Strategic Actions to Take Charge of Our Future was finalized considering the collective of the feedback from the campus community.

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Strategic Planning venn diagram showing the intersection of student futures and life long learnnig, academic distinction and discovery of knowledge and collective impact within the region.