Success Goal

SUCCESS


Be a best in class institution for student success, especially in the areas of course completion (including developmental courses), fall-to-fall retention, transfer, and graduation. Close the gaps in these areas, ensuring the performance of students representing the diversity of our community.

B1. Improve Course Completion


By 2016, have a 20% increase in course completion (C or better). (from 63% to just over 75%)
By 2016, have a 20% increase in developmental course completion. (from 54% in Math to nearly 65%)

B2. Improve Student Retention


By 2016, have a 25% increase in fall-to-spring retention (From 70% to 87.5%)
By 2016, have a 20% increase in fall-to-fall retention (From 50% to 60%)


B3. Increase the number of students progressing toward a degree, ensuring representation of students representing the diversity of our community


By 2016, have a 20% increase in the number of students earning 15 hours of credit.
By 2016, have a 20% increase in the number of students earning 30 hours of credit.
By 2016, have a 20% increase in the number of students earning 45 hours of credit.
By 2016, have a 20% increase in the number of students earning a certificate.
By 2016, have a 20% increase in the number of students earning an associate’s degree.

B4. Improve time to degree, ensuring representation of students representing the diversity of our community


By 2016, have a 25% decrease in the time to degree (from just over 4 years to nearly 3 years)
By 2016, have a 25% decrease in the number of hours taken by a student who ultimately earns a degree (from 88 hours to 66 hours)

B5. Increase student transfer success


By 2016, have a 100% increase in the number of students who transfer after earning 30 hours of credit.


Planning Documents


March 28, 2014 Final Recommendations to the College Effectiveness Council


Goal Team Membership

Barbara Malone, Co-chair
Chase Machen, Co-Chair
Dana Kermanian
Mark Taylor - Team Recorder
Deena White
Stella Thompson
Jake McBee
Laurie Williams
David Foster
Donna Byrum
Jeffri Hodge
Pam Polk
Brandy Fair
Mary Yetta McKelva
Dusty Girard
Joanna Barnes
Nan Hebert
Dayna Ford
Virginia Thompson


Success Goal Team Data
Strategic Planning Retreat Outcomes