2012-2013 Progress to Vision 2020 Goals

The Leadership Agenda is established each year to align vice president and academic units with the goals of Vision 2020.  Colleges and academic support units develop action plans for achieving unit goals and implement the strategies that support the successful achievement of the Leadership Agenda. 

2012-2013 accomplishments include:

FTFT Bachelor Degree Seeking Average ACT Scores

  • The most academically prepared freshman class, with average ACT scores of 23.2 and average high school grades of 3.3
  • Clear pathways to degree with web-based curriculum guides for all undergraduate programs
  • Increases in interdisciplinary collaborations, including the Achieving Distinction initiatives that brought together 45 faculty with 18 community partners in its first year
  • Better aligned student services to move students to graduation in a timely manner, including the hiring of 19 professional advisors since 2010, to allow for more direct student contact
  • 19% increase in online student credit hours and an overall increase in flexibility of course and program choices with more online and distance learning offerings
  • A 15.5% increase in the number of STEMM degrees awarded, from 1,717 in 2011-12 to 1,983 in 2012-13
  • Increased percentage of student credit hours taught by full-time faculty, from 49% in 2011-12 to 54% in 2012-13

Source: Data provided by Institutional Research

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