ERIC Number: ED317237
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Student Potential in the 1990's. A Strategic Plan for Centralia College.
Centralia Coll., WA.
This strategic planning report was prepared by Centralia College (CC) in order to assess the college's internal and external environment, identify problems, and prescribe recommendations. Material for the report was compiled by eight committees/task forces concerned with: (1) strategic planning; (2) institutional mission, philosophy, and goals; (3) instruction; (4) administration and financial operations; (5) educational services; (6) institutional staffing; (7) physical plant, materials, and equipment; and (8) college advancement. Following a history and mission statement is an overview of the external assessment which includes sections on global, national, and state trends, college location, local economy, demographics, organization and decision making, and curriculum. Next, the internal assessment section discusses such topics as campus buildings, parking and traffic flow, communications technology, instructional equipment, and institutional staffing. A vision of Centralia College in the 1990's is outlined, focusing on goals and anticipated changes. Planning assumptions concern such topics as population demographics, community support, curriculum, and fiscal considerations. The report also offers strategies and recommendations regarding such areas as budget, enrollment, community relations, counseling, developmental education, library services, and alumni relations. A listing of task force members and the college's mission statement are appended. (WJT)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centralia Coll., WA.