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Indiana University Northwest

Strategic Planning Committee

Outcome 5

2008 Strategic Planning

Outcome #5 By December 31, 2008, all units will go through the process of zero-based budgeting to assess its viability.

2007 Outcome 5 & Status Report

Relevant administrators, faculty and staff have developed recommendations for organizational structure, and have completed training on zero-based budgeting.

Status Report:  In the first two-thirds of calendar year 2007, emphasis was placed on the development of the College of Health and Human Services with Trustee approval provided in March followed by planning sessions implemented by the members of the College.  In addition, during Spring 2007, five budget workshop sessions were implemented.  Three training and awareness sessions regarding zero-based budgeting were held on December 11, 13 and 14.  A final meeting of the large planning group was held on November 27 to discuss the possibility of considering other organizational changes within Academic Affairs.  The group decided that it will reconvene as needed within the coming year. 

2007 Strategic Planning Outcome 5 Highlight

Outcome #5 Relevant administrators, faculty and staff have developed recommendations for organizational structure, and have completed training on zero-based budgeting.

2006 Strategic Planning Outcome 5 Highlight

Outcome #5 (Chancellor Bruce Bergland, chair):  IU Northwest demonstrates fiscal responsibility and flexibility to sustain excellence in its programs and services, and to respond to new opportunities for funding of programs that support the Vision, by reviewing and revising its organizational structure.

2006 Outcome 5 Spring Report

2005 Strategic Planning Outcome 5 Highlight

2005 Outcome 5 Status Report and Deliverables

2004 Strategic Planning Outcome 5 Highlight

Outcome #5 (Dr. Iztok Hozo, Sponsor): 2004, The program prioritization process will have established a way to address introduction of new programs.

  • Approximately 30 people responded to requests for feedback on both academic and non-academic programs.
  • The program prioritization process established a way to address the introduction of new programs and prioritization of existing support programs.

2004 - 2006 Outcomes

2004 The program prioritization process will have established a way to address introduction of new programs.

2006 IU Northwest will have developed a budgetary process that allows for funding new collaborative opportunities, while sustaining excellence in existing programs and services

The Academic Priorities Committee (APC), a Faculty Organization elected committee, just finished with their position ranking duties, and now plans to tackle the issue of introduction of new programs. Feel free to contact the chair of that committee, Dr. Alan Barr, if you have any questions and/or suggestions.

On the non-academic side, a committee consisting of faculty from APC and staff will soon begin deliberations on criteria and pahtways for introduction of non-academic programs. Until this new committee selects its chairperson, feel free to contact Dr. Iztok Hozo if you have any questions and/or suggestions, or if you want to participate in the work of this committee!

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