ERIC Number: ED398992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Southeastern Community College Strategic Plan, August 1996.
Southeastern Community Coll., West Burlington, IA.
This report highlights a 1996 strategic plan developed by Southeastern Community College (SCC), in Iowa, after an exhaustive review of an existing plan and the identification of new institutional goals. Following SCC's educational philosophy statement, mission statement, and definitions of terms, the plan provides charts of SCC strengths and areas of concern identified by the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools during a 1989 evaluation. For each strength or concern, the charts list activities undertaken to maintain the strength or improve the area of concern. The remainder of the report presents charts of SCC objectives, activities, target dates, updates, and responsible staff for the following strategic areas: (1) students, emphasizing the areas of retention, non-traditional students, orientation, recruitment, and student services; (2) curriculum, focusing on developmental and competency-based education, technology, critical thinking, returning adult students, job training, and distance education; (3) buildings and grounds; (4) construction projects; (5) instructional support services, stressing the need for instructional equipment and computer technology and training; (6) implications for staff, including efforts related to increasing staff recognition and input; (7) financial planning, including designing a model for financial forecasting and increasing funding from state and alternative sources; and (8) enhancing SCC's public image. (TGI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Community Coll., West Burlington, IA.