ERIC Number: ED352096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
University and Community College System of Nevada Planning Report, 1993-1997.
Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.
This planning document for the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) presents a vision for the future of the system, including mission statements, strategic directions, institutional academic master plans, and a planning schedule for each institution. Chapter 1 provides introductory comments on the types of people served by the UCCSN and the statewide planning process. Chapter 2 begins with a brief overview of the components of the UCCSN planning process and then presents: (1) a discussion of the development of the UCCSN Mission Statement, which includes objectives to meet the system's three-fold function of providing undergraduate and graduate programs of instruction, undertaking programs of basic and applied research which complement the instructional programs, and public service for Nevada citizens; (2) nine strategic directions calling for enhanced academic planning efforts, quality in undergraduate education, selective development of systemwide graduate programs, enhanced access and retention, diversity within the student body and faculty, improved collaboration within the system and with outside agencies, greater involvement in economic development, utilization of assessment to ensure accountability, and provision for adequate resources; (3) information on campus mission statements; (4) campus academic plans for the UCCSN's four community colleges, two universities, and Desert Research Institute, describing academic priorities and programmatic trends for each campus between 1993 and 1997; and (5) the UCCSN biennial budget request. Chapter 3 provides concluding comments about the importance of effective long-range planning. Extensive appendices provide data on institutional characteristics and enrollment trends; norms in other states; degrees awarded; research expenditures; mission statements for community college system as a whole, for each university, and for the Desert Research Institute; and program offerings at UCCSN. (PAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.
Identifiers: Nevada; University and Community College System of Nevada