Timothy R. Oxley, Ed.D.
Interim Vice President for Student Services
Turley Center, Room 307
Phone: (304) 367-4303
Robynn K. Shannon, Ph.D.
Director of Institutional Assessment and Effectiveness
Turley Center, Room 206
Phone: (304) 367-4646
Amantha L. Cole, M.A.
Director of Planning and Grants
Turley Center, Room 205
Phone: (304) 367-4981
Strategic Goal: Develop select graduate programs with a focus on regional needs.
Action Step One: Increase investment in graduate education.
Action Step 1 Assessment: Establish baseline of faculty in graduate programs and monitor number of faculty in new programs, as well as graduate assistantships awarded.
Action Step Two: Ensure meaningful graduate educational experiences.
Action Step 2 Assessment: Obtain specialized accreditation for the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program and the Master of Business Administration program and seek specialized accreditation for other new programs that may be developed in the future.
Action Step Three: Implement best practices in graduate support services.
Action Step 3 Assessment: Establish baseline data in recruitment, retention, and degree completion; survey student satisfaction with degree programs.
Action Step Four: Improve services to working adult graduate students.
Action Step 4 Assessment: Survey student satisfaction with curriculum, programs, advising, and services for working adult graduate students.
Action Step Five: Expand graduate education opportunities.
Action Step 5 Assessment: Attain the Southern Regional Education Board institutional classification of “Four-Year 4” defined as institutions awarding at least 30 master's, education specialist, post-master's, or doctoral degrees with master's, education specialist, and post-master's degrees distributed among at least 5 CIP categories (2-digit classification).