Timeline: Goal 5

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Timeline: Goal 5

Create a student life environment that enhances participation in campus events.

Year 1: 2006-07

Success Indicator Tasks: Gather baseline data on events participation. Survey participants as to how they were informed of the event. Revise efforts as necessary.

Action Step 1

  • Convene stakeholders from student life, community education, regional stewardship and academic affairs to create procedures for collection and distribution of information (Falcon Center screens, kiosks, e-mails, Facebook, residence halls, Columns) for all co-curricular activities and the publication of a comprehensive online calendar of events.
  • Communicate information distribution and calendar publication proceedures to people responsible for co-curricular events.
  • Follow procedures to distribute information and create a comprehensive online calendar publicizing co-curricular events.
  • Solicit input for reorganization and expansion of campus directory.
  • Reorganize and update campus directory.

Action Step 2

  • Constitute a representative committee of faculty, students ,and staff members to develop a written statement of our institutional expectations for broad-based participation in co-curricular activities.
  • Draft a written statement of our institutional expectations for broad-based participation in co-curricular activities for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Work with stakeholders in student life, community education, regional stewardship, and academic affairs to create incentives and opportunities for co-curricular participation by coordinating existing activities (i.e. theatre attendance built into faculty holiday dinner).

Action Step 3

  • Create programming advisory council and add student representation to lectureship committee.
  • Convene stakeholders from Student Life and Academic Affairs together with the programming advisory council and lectureship committee to solicit input for the criteria for selecting co-curricular events that enhance student life socially, intellectually, and culturally and to explore ways to use themes and expand discussion of co-curricular events.
  • Convene entities associated with event programming and charge them to expand the capacity and impact of co-curricular events.
  • Create vehicle for student input.

Year 2: 2007-08

Success Indicator Tasks: Track online calendar visits; gather participation data; survey students, faculty, and staff regarding the effectiveness of the communication of expectations, the online calendar procedures, participation incentives, and reorganized campus directory. Revise efforts as necessary.

Action Step 1

  • Convene stakeholders from student life, community education, regional stewardhsip, and academic affairs to revise and update procedures for collection and distribution of information for all co-curricular events and the publication of a comprehensive calendar of events.
  • Communicate procedure revisions to people responsible for co-curricular events.
  • Collect and distribute co-curricular events information and revise online calendar.
  • Evaluate reorganization of campus directory and revise as necessary.

Action Step 2

  • Coordinate the communication of expectations for broad-based participation in co-curricular activities to faculty, staff and students with “First Year Team,” student life, student services, the Provost’s office, deans, and chairs.
  • Communicate the statement of institutional expectations for broad-based participation in co-curricular events in a variety of venues such as Freshmen Seminar, student and faculty handbooks, catalogs, and faculty/staff meetings.
  • Coordinate faculty efforts to build appropriate co-curricular events into classes and to communicate institutional expectations for participation through course syllabi through the Provost’s office in cooperation with deans and chairs.
  • Investigate potential accountability measures and long-term documentation for student participation in co-curricular events (e.g. portfolios that satisfy requirements for a specific class, or requirements for a major, and/or requirements for achieving a liberal studies ability.)
  • Investigate incentives and rewards for faculty, staff, and students for co-curricular participation.

Action Step 3

  • Create criteria for selection of co-curricular events that enhance student life socially, intellectually, and culturally.
  • Communicate the selection criteria to faculty, staff, students, and community and solicit programming input.
  • Monitor the strengths and weaknessess of co-curricular events and convene all entities associated with programming together for information exchange and planning.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of vehicle for student input and revise efforts as necessary.

Year 3: 2008-09

Success Indicator Tasks: Track online calendar visits; gather participation data; survey students, faculty, and staff regarding the effectiveness of the communication of expectations, the online calendar procedures, participation incentives, reorganized campus directory. Revise efforts as necessary.

Action Step 1

  • Collect and distribute co-curricular events information and revise online calendar.
  • Evaluate reorganization of campus directory and revise as necessary.

Action Step 2

  • Communicate the statement of institutional expectations for broad-based participation in co-curricular activities in a variety of venues such as Freshmen Seminar, student and faculty handbooks, catalogs, and faculty/staff meetings.
  • Evaluate procedures for communicating institutional expectations for participating in co-curricular activities.
  • Coordinate faculty efforts to build appropriate co-curricular events into classes and to communicate institutional expectations for participation through course syllabi.
  • Report findings on the potential accountability measures and long-term documentation for student participation in co-curricular events to the Presidents’ Council.
  • Recommend a plan of incentives and rewards for faculty, staff, and student participation in co-curricular events.

Action Step 3

  • Use selection criteria and input to inform chioces in co-curricular event planning.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the co-curricular event selection criteria and revise as necessary.
  • Monitor the strengths and weaknessess of the expanded capacity and impact of co-curricular events and convene all entities associated with programming for information exchange and planning.
  • Consitute group to explore ways to delivery campus events to student and community members who do not have access to the main campus.

Year 4: 2009-10

Success Indicator Tasks: Track online calendar visits; gather participation data; survey students, faculty and staff regarding the effectiveness of the communication of expectations, the online calendar procedures, and participation incentives. Revise efforts as necessary.

Action Step 1

  • Collect and distribute co-curricular events information and revise online calendar.

Action Step 2

  • Stabilize procedures for communicating institutional expectations for participating in co-curricular activities.
  • Create expectation for faculty efforts to build appropriate co-curricular events into classes and to communicate institutional expectations for participation through course syllabi.
  • Implement a plan of incentives and rewards for faculty, staff, and student participation in co-curricular events.

Action Step 3

  • Compare findings on the expansion of capacity and impact of co-curricular events to findings related to the effectiveness of event selection criteria.
  • Use findings and input to inform choices in co-curricular event planning.
  • Present a plan to pilot the use of alternative delivery of campus events to student and community members who do not have access to the main campus.

Year 5: 2010-11

Success Indicator Tasks: Track online calendar visits; analyze participation data; survey students, faculty and staff regarding the effectiveness of the communication of expectations, the online calendar procedures, and participation incentives. Make recommendations for future planning.

Action Step 1

  • Collect and distribute co-curricular events information and revise online calendar.

Action Step 2

  • Follow procedures for communicating institutional expectations for participating in co-curricular activities.
  • Highlight faculty efforts to build appropriate co-curricular events into classes and to communicate institutional expectations for participation.
  • Evaluate the the plan of incentivies and rewards for faculty, staff, and student participation in co-curricular events and make recommendations for future use.

Action Step 3

  • Report on the use the selection critieria for co-curricular events and make recommendations for future use.
  • Pilot the use of alternative delivery of campus events to student and community members who do not have access to the main campus.
  • Report on the effectiveness of the expanded capacity and and impact of co-curricular events and make recommendations for future use.
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