ERIC Number: ED452902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Westchester Community College Strategic Plan, 1997-2002.
Westchester Community Coll., Valhalla, NY. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
This document describes the 1997-2002 strategic plan for Westchester Community College (New York). The college's four focus goals are described in detail. The first goal is student retention, which includes the following actions: (1) identifying students' intent at the point of application; (2) centrally collecting data about students; (3) enhancing student services, especially for non-traditional students; and (4) engaging the faculty to develop innovative instructional means. Specific actions for developmental students are also discussed in this section. The second goal is academic technology. Here, the college plans to: (1) develop an institution-wide plan for educational uses of instructional technology; (2) prepare students for a society dependent on information technology; and (3) enhance the quality of teaching by supporting faculty efforts to incorporate appropriate educational technology. The third goal, revenue enhancement and restructuring, involves: (1) increasing public and private financial support for the college and its students; and (2) aligning tuition and fee/revenue growth with agreed-upon educational inflation criteria. Finally, the fourth goal, marketing and recruitment, includes actions such as: (1) improving communications among all parts of the college with current students; and (2) concentrating efforts to supply information to students regarding new calendar changes. (JA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Westchester Community Coll., Valhalla, NY. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.