Annual Objectives 2015-2016
Accreditation objective – Prepare for and complete the HLC Comprehensive Quality Review accreditation visit in the spring of 2016 resulting in the reaffirmation of College Accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission.
Strategic planning objective – Engage college and community stakeholders in creating the “Vision 2020” strategic plan for approval by the College Board of Trustees in July 2016.
Enrollment objective – Implement strategies to achieve a 65% conversion rate of applicants to enrollees, an overall program student fall-to-spring retention rate of 80%, and reverse the enrollment trend by serving at least 6,900 full-time equivalency students.
Financial objective – Build upon the College’s solid financial health by meeting or exceeding the planned budget parameters for FY 2016 in all major funds.
Regional skills gap objective – Address critical skills shortages in our District workforce by successfully completing 19 grant-funded projects in the State’s “Blueprint for Prosperity” initiative.
Regional service objective – Expand our engagement with local community businesses, schools and other organizations through regional center and regional campus initiatives to increase programming, expand services, and address important community needs.
K-12 partnership objective – Develop a three-course career pathway with at least ten District high schools that have not yet offered dual credit pathways.
Facilities objective – Prioritize District remodeling projects, complete related space and financial planning, and have several projects underway by June 30, 2016.
Operations objective – Conduct and complete an analysis of internal processes and systems related to fixed asset/equipment management and recommend any necessary process changes for implementation in the subsequent year.
Information technology objective – Successfully complete major PeopleSoft administrative computing upgrades for PeopleTools, Finance, Human Resources and the Student systems.
Human resources objective – Implement the new Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS), ensuring the system addresses WTCS policy requirements in the hiring and professional development of all teaching faculty and supports the College’s strategic directions.
Customer service objective – Improve the registration process and system for a wide range of classes and events in order to streamline the online customer experience.