Draft Modification – 2013-2017
HALIFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE INSTITUTIONAL GOALS & OBJECTIVES 2009-2013
- I. To ensure a qualified workforce by providing high quality, accessible, flexible training and transfer programs to a diverse student population.
- A. Provide technical and vocational education leading to an associate in applied science degree, a diploma, or certificate that meets the employment needs of the community.
- B. Provide a two-year college transfer program to facilitate enrollment in a four-year college or university or entry in today’s high skilled, global workforce.
C. Provide appropriate support services for students.
- C. Provide support services for students including effective academic advising to meet student’s educational needs.
- D. Meet North Carolina Community College System annual Accountability Measures and Performance Standards.
- II. To ensure that graduates of the Associate Degree Programs (AA/AS/AAS) are competent in the following areas:
- A. Communicate effectively in reading, writing, and oral communication.
- B. Demonstrate fundamental mathematics skills.
- C. Demonstrate positive life skills applicable in the workplace.
- D. Demonstrate competency and information literacy through the use of computers.
AAS graduates will perform specialized technical skills related to their program major.
- E. Perform specialized technical skills related to AAS graduates’ program of study.
- F. Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
- III. To support economic development in the Roanoke Valley.
- A. Provide continuing education programs to support the on-going training and retraining needs of the workforce.
- B. Offer programs and services to support business and industry.
- C. Offer enrichment courses and cultural events that contribute to the quality of life.
- D. Participate in regional economic development activities.
- IV. To enhance the Enrollment Management Program
- A. Develop a comprehensive admissions and recruitment program to attract diverse student populations to the college.
- B. To increase enrollment
by ten percent over the next four years.
- B. To increase enrollment and retention of students across academic programs.
- C. Increase faculty and staff training in enrollment management, recruitment, retention, financial aid, and academic advising, in order to effectively communicate with prospective and current students.
- D. Build a clear framework between Enrollment Management, Institutional Effectiveness, and Student Learning Outcomes to guide decisions and priorities and assess accountability measures.
- V. To upgrade the foundation of basic skills of the adult population to meet individual and workforce needs.
- A. Offer ABE (Adult Basic Education) and GED (General Education Development) programs at accessible times and locations.
- B. Progress of Basic Skills Students
will be at least seventy-five percent.
- B. Ensure Progress of Basic Skills Students will meet State mandates
- C. Provide compensatory education for adults with special needs.
- D. Offer developmental education courses to enable students to attain the basic skills necessary to enter and succeed in curriculum programs.
- VI. To assure effectiveness in instructional programs, support services, and administrative processes.
- A. Develop a comprehensive institutional effectiveness program implementing appropriate planning and assessment.
- B. Implement appropriate management practices.
- C. Implement effective and efficient use of technology.
- D. Maximize the use of allotted state funding.
- VII. Increase Public Awareness of the College.
- A. Continually develop and implement a strong community outreach program designed to enhance the programs of the college and the community it serves.
- B. Provide a healthy, safe, and aesthetic campus environment that is inviting to all.
- C. Establish a strong alumni association.
- D. Increase public awareness of the college through electronic and print advertisement.
- E. Create promotional materials that bridge generational technological gaps and cultural differences.
- F. Increase private & public financial support for the college including grant funding.
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Draft: 2/28/ 2012 - Institutional Effectiveness & Planning Meeting