ERIC Number: ED432334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-May
Reference Count: N/A
Strategic Initiatives and Goals.
Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD.
This document outlines Howard Community College's (HCC) six strategic initiatives and goals. Each of the strategic initiatives is presented, along with a context for the statement and a list of goals to be achieved in support of the overall initiative. First, HCC will be a learning community that provides possibilities for learning that address the current and ongoing needs of a diverse group of students throughout their lives. This requires putting students at the center of the planning processes, and being responsive to their needs and individual learning styles. Second, HCC will attract and retain a rich diversity of faculty, staff, and students into its programs and learning community. Third, HCC will take a leading role in workforce training and in supporting economic development efforts within the county. Fourth, HCC will seek to nurture vibrant community, business, and educational partnerships. Fifth, HCC will be an agile, purposeful organization that nurtures innovation and inquiry, and evaluates results against valid and ambitious criteria. Sixth, HCC will aggressively seek the resources to accommodate growth in the population of Howard County and growth in the numbers of citizens who will seek new learning opportunities from the college. (JJL)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cognitive Style, Community Colleges, Educational Planning, Educational Resources, Faculty Recruitment, Institutional Mission, Organizational Objectives, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Strategic Planning, Student Needs, Student Recruitment, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD.