TITLE>1998-99 INSTITUTIONAL GOALS
The following Institutional Goals were approved by the Board of
Trustees at its January meeting. Goals with an asterisk preceding
the number are those recommended by IPC for emphasis during this
1. Instructional Quality: To maintain, improve and emphasize
quality instruction in an environment of academic freedom and
high academicstandards in both departmental and student services
2. Student Success: To help students improve in setting
education and career goals, and in accomplishing those goals,
by providing comprehensive instructional and student support services.
3. Program Development: To explore and develop new
modes of delivering educational services and new substantive offerings
which better serve the evolving diversity of our student body
and the evolving intellectual, economic and technical needs of
4. Student Retention: To identify and implement activities
designed to increase student retention at the course level and
at the program level until each student's educational goals have
5. Continuous Learning: To provide class offerings
and activities that assist students of all ages and varying levels
of academic preparedness in adapting to ever-changing conditions.
6. Outreach and Recruitment: To develop additional
methods of recruiting faculty and students of both genders and
different ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
7. Staff Development: To improve the quality of programs
and services through staff development activities that are designed
to secure and maintain a faculty and staff who are knowledgeable
and current in their fields and who demonstratean appropriate
level of technological competence.
*8. College Governance: To maintain and enhance the governance of the institution through a well-defined participatory process which includes significant communication to, from and between all constituent groups.
* 9. Research: To design and implement a comprehensive
research plan for developing and maintaining an institutional
*10. Institutional Quality: To improve the accountability
and cost-effectiveness of all programs and services, while maintaining
an environment that is supportive of a high-quality educational
11. Community Relations: To improve the two-way flow
of information about the College vision, mission, and goals to
and from the total community and to establish a wide range of
positive relationships within and outside the College.
12. Resource Development: To design and implement a comprehensive resource development plan for increasing revenues and acquiring external funds.