Strategic Planning Committee
(Chancellor Bruce Bergland, Chair): Relevant staff, faculty and administrators have aligned current standards for individual recognition, reward and evaluation with the Academic Excellence Standards adopted by the campus in 2005 and have revised recognition, reward and evaluation documents to reflect that alignment.
(Anna Rominger, VCAA and Robin Hass-Birky, AVCAA, chairs): The campus has implemented the first phase of the updated General Education goals and objectives, as approved by the faculty, that ensure IU Northwest students are prepared for lifelong learning, ethical practices, developing successful careers, and effective citizenship.
Phase 1: Phase 1 tasks include defining the principles for the delivery of general education and developing the student learning outcomes, the indicators and the assessment tool for Principle #1.
(Chancellor Bruce Bergland, chair): IU Northwest demonstrates increased capacity to value and appreciate the contributions and aspirations of all members and commits to cultivating respect throughout the campus community.
(VC Marilyn Vasquez, chair and Denise Travis, AQIP chair): IU Northwest has increased its efforts to recruit, hire, and retain a more ethically and racially diverse faculty, staff, and administrative workforce; in order to be more reflective of our campus community, the primary focus for these recruitment, hiring, and retention efforts in 2006 will be African American and Hispanic/Latinos.
(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.
(Anna Rominger, Interim VCA): In support of its aspirations for academic excellence, IU Northwest has defined its relationship with community colleges in the regions we serve.
(Ken Coopwood, Interim VC Student Admin): Chancellor, vice chancellors, deans, directors and department chairs make decisions consistent with relevant student-centered principles and unit service philosophies.
(Anna Rominger, Interim VCAA, Off Site Instruction chair, and Patti Lundberg, Outreach chair): IU Northwest has established a comprehensive plan for outreach including instruction and service focused on our unique identity, that identifies and works with appropriate external partners in the regions we serve.