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Indiana University Northwest

Strategic Planning Committee

IU Northwest 2006 & 2010 Strategic Planning Outcomes

Outcome Number

Outcomes for 2006

Outcomes for 2010

1

IU Northwest’s value for academic excellence as defined by a love of ideas, and achievement and engagement in learning, scholarship, discovery, creativity, and service is clearly reflected in its performance, in its curricula, and in its recognition, reward, and tenure practices.

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.

2

All academic programs and relevant support programs have implemented teaching and learning experiences that ensure they will prepare their 2014 graduates for lifelong learning, ethical practices, developing successful careers, and effective citizenship.

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. 

3

IU Northwest students, faculty, staff, and administrators value and demonstrate respect for each other, and support individual and campus community aspirations and growth.

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. 

4

IU Northwest values and is recognized for its commitment to diversity as a critical component of excellence in higher education as demonstrated through recruitment and retention of students, faculty, staff and administrators, employment practices, professional development, and its academic programs.

IU Northwest has increased its efforts to recruit, hire, and retain a more ethnically and racially diverse faculty, staff, and administrative workforce; in order to be more reflective of our campus community, the primary focus of these recruitment, hiring, and retention efforts in 2006 will be African American and Hispanic/Latinos.

5

IU Northwest demonstrates fiscal responsibility and flexibility in collaborative ways to sustain excellence in its programs and services, and to respond to new opportunities for funding of programs that support the Vision.

I U 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 its organizational structure and proposing a plan for revision of that structure. 

6

IU Northwest sets priorities and allocates resources to academically excellent programs and services that clearly foster sustainable regional vitality and/or cultural discovery and learning.

In support of its aspirations for academic excellence, IU Northwest has defined its relationship with community colleges in the regions we serve. 

7

Campus decisions, including the allocation of resources, follow and support applicable IU Northwest student-centered principles.

Chancellor, vice chancellors, deans, directors and department chairs make decisions consistent with relevant student-centered principles and unit service philosophies.

8

IU Northwest successfully collaborates and cooperates in the seven counties it serves on issues relating to sustainable regional vitality and cultural discovery and learning.

IU Northwest has established a comprehensive plan for outreach including instruction and service, focused on our unique identity which identifies and works with appropriate external partners in the regions we serve.