Initiatives

ACCELERATING GREATNESS 2012-2013

Initiatives

Strategy 1: Ensure that students achieve their educational goals
  Initiatives:
  1a. Implement student preparedness policies and practices that enable students to be ready to learn on the first day of class (Ben Young, Ben Harris)
  1b. Expand and improve learning support services for all ASA courses (Mary Lewellen, Kathryn Waltz-Freel)
  1c. Implement successful scheduling, curriculum and instructional practices in all ASA disciplines throughout the College (Rod Brown, Pam Lewis)
  1d. Implement mandatory support services for selected high-risk students (Mary Lewellen, Kathryn Waltz-Freel)
  1e. Develop and implement a comprehensive academic advising system (Chuck Lepper, Delores Hazzard)
  1f. Develop and implement college incentives to encourage students to complete associate degrees prior to transfer (Seana Murphy, Elizabeth Lyon)
  1g. Simplify and reduce unnecessary variation in the College's transfer-oriented programs (Mary Ostrye, Chuck Philip)
  1h. Develop a common general education core for the College's transfer-oriented associate degree (Mary Ostrye, Robert York)
  1i. Expand and improve quality of dual enrollment courses offered by Ivy Tech (Bonnie Willy, John Newby)
  1j. Implement strategies to align curricula, academic rigor, assessment and communications for successful transition from high school to college (David Bouck, John Newby)
  1k. Participate in statewide data systems and tracking of dual enrollment student success (Ann Niebrugge, Karent Stanley)
  1l. Design and implement a process for tracking WED to academic student enrollments and integration of curriculum and certifications (Heather Higgs, Susan Newman-Bourne)
     
Strategy 2: Ensure that Indiana's citizens, workforce, and businesses are globally competitive
  Initiatives:
  2a. Design and implement a robust process for engaging the employer community (Catherine Sherrard, Lea Anne Crooks)
  2b. Design and implement a proactive statewide needs assessment process (Craig Lamb, Vearl Turnpaugh)
  2c. Design and implement a process to ensure our programs advance Indiana's global competitiveness (Sue Smith, Joe Moore)
  2d. Design and implement a process to ensure our students are globally competitive (Mary Dentino, Becky Nickoli)
  2e. Design and implement a continuous learning process for faculty, staff, and students (Cherry Kay Smith, Taundra Miles)
     
Strategy 3: Ensure optimal quality and efficiencies statewide
  Initiatives:
  3a. Develop and implement the Ivy Experience for students (Jill Muegge, Ben Young)
  3b.

Document, update, streamline, and communicate College's processes (Tom McCool, Bill Morris)
3b1.  Management processes
3b2.  Administrative processes
3b3.  Academic and WED program, course, and services offerings processes
3b4.  Advisory and governance board processes and structures

  3c. Develop and implement a "Saving Ivy Green" campaign (Dawn Thostesen, Jim Hudson)
  3d. Become premier provider of Community College distance education (Kara Monroe, Jeff Pittman)
  3e. Add full-time faculty and staff consistent with a comprehensive and sustainable staffing model (Alisha Aman, James Ahern)
  3f. Implement a program to optimize space and physical resource utilization (Tim Becker, Dick Tully)
  3g. Develop college-wide quality standards (Jim Teeple)
     
Strategy 4: Ensure an adequate and sustainable resource base
  Initiatives:
  4a. Implement a comprehensive alumni engagement program (Greg Aaron, Teresa Goddard)
  4b. Implement a comprehensive approach to developing and nurturing external partnerships (Randy Proffitt, J.D. Lux)
  4c. Establish a comprehensive and fully capable grants office (Val Eakins, Becky Nickoli)
  4d/e. Communicate and leverage the linkage between Ivy Tech's success and the state's economic success and the success of Indiana's businesses as they compete in the global marketplace (Jeff Fanter, Kim Thurlow)
  4f. Augment/implement the systems, policies, and procedures necessary to increase sustainable revenues from business and entrepreneurial activities (David Bathe, Danielle Pitzer-Brandon)
  4g. Define and clarify the roles of central office and the regions through employee education/development and change leadership (Brenda McLane, Ken Bowman)
  4h. Build supportive Good-to-Great behaviors into the annual performance objectives and expectations for all faculty and staff (Jeff Fanter, Jeff Terp)