Memorandum of Understanding


 

CONTENTS

 

Market Niche/Distinctiveness...... 1

 

Projected Institutional Position and Benchmarks of Success. 2

1.0     Enrollment/Admission Selectivity. 2

  1.1   Enrollment growth....... 2

  1.2   Student mix  3

  1.3   Recruitment 5

  1.4   Level on selectivity matrix........ 6

  1.5   Comparisons with selected benchmark institutions. 7

2.0     Student Outcomes.. 7

  2.1   Student life   7

  2.2   Retention/graduation rates 9

  2.3   Student/Alumni satisfaction 9

  2.4   Post-graduate success..... 10

  2.5   Assessment planning... 11

3.0     Faculty Development and Scholarship 11

  3.1   Faculty recruitment 11

  3.2   Faculty review, promotion, & tenure....... 12

  3.3   Quality and quantity of scholarship        12

  3.4   Comparisons with selected benchmark institutions 14

4.0     Intercampus Collaboration        14

  4.1   Joint academic programs. 14

  4.2   Articulation 15

  4.3   Other cooperative activities.. 15


 

5.0     Academic Program Directions 15

  5.1   Undergraduate      15

  5.1.1 General education 16

  5.2   Graduate. 17

  5.3   Responsiveness to local/regional/state needs 20

  5.3.1 Additional partnerships for economic growth 21

6.0     Infrastructure and Technology 22

  6.1   Facilities.. 22

  6.2   Academic technology 23

7.0     Mission Review Funding.... 24

 

Appendix A 26


 

 

 

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