Adams State University

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July

 

Supply & Demand of Gen Ed courses

 

Faculty Eval / Compensation Report

August

 

 

 

 

September

 

Course Grades Distribution

 

 

December

 

 

 

Retention Rate Efforts; Graduation Rate Efforts; Efforts to increase enrollment, retention, & graduation of underserved students

No Specific Date (Dec 31)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goals

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Goal # 1 Access & Success

Section 1: Retention Rates

1.1 Retention Rates by 12/31/2008

From Original Institution Including Transfer Institution
From To From To
57.4 60.9 N/A N/A


1.2 The Governing Board shall report to the Department on or before December 31st of each year the results of its current efforts and any new or additional plans or programs to increase its fall-to-fall retention rates for first-time, full-time, freshmen.

Section 2: Graduation Rates

2.1 Graduation Rates by 6/30/2009

Graduation Rates
From To
27.8 30.4

2.2 The Governing Board shall report to the Department on or before December 31st of each year the results of its current efforts and any new or additional plans or programs to increase its 6-year graduation rate for first-time, full-time, degree-seeking freshmen.

Section 3: Underserved Students

3.1 (a) ASC will seek to increase overall resident undergraduate enrollment by 10% over baseline enrollment of 1999-2003 by June 30, 2009.

3.1 (b) ASC shall direct available resources toward, but not limited to, specific programs defined in the performance contract - see Section 3.1 (b).

3.2 The Governing Board shall submit an annual report on or before December 31st that details the results of these programs and any changes or new and additional efforts, if any, to increase enrollment, retention and graduation of underserved students.

 

Goal # 2 Quality in UG Education

Section 1: General Education Requirements

Ensure that general education core curriculum satisfies the competencies, expectations, and credit hour guidelines of the GT Pathways.

To be completed by: 11/1/2004



All courses in the college's general education core curriculum shall be submitted, according to Commission policy, to the GE 25 Council or its successor, for approval and inclusion in GT Pathways for guaranteed transfer.
NOTE: The Department shall convene the GE 25 Council and provide sufficient resources to ensure that all courses submitted to the GE 25 Council, or its successor, are reviewed within 6 months of submission.

To be completed by: No Date Listed



The Governing Board shall report statistics on the demand for and supply of courses at its campus(es) that satisfy its general education core curriculum. Such data, if available, may include the number of sections offered, enrollment demand and course availability, data on the ranks of instructor teaching the courses and the average class enrollment for each course disaggregated by course title and number.

To be completed by: 7/1/2006

Section 2: Grade Distribution

The Governing Board shall provide data on all course grades conferred during the previous academic year, disaggregated by academic subject and course level.

To be completed by: 9/1/2006

Section 3: Faculty

Financial Incentives

Governing Board shall provide a report that illustrates specifically whether and how financial incentives, such as cash bonuses, raises, stipends, awards or other items, are used in the implementation of its faculty evaluation and professional development procedure. The report shall be accompanied by data showing how the financial incentives are applied differentially to faculty based on the evaluation criteria.

To be completed by: 7/1/2006

Section 4: Evaluation and Assessment of Student Learning

4.1 To the extent possible and based upon available data, the college/board/system shall report annually, in accordance with the SURDS reporting schedule, on student achievement by providing data on outcomes on licensure, professional, graduate school admission, and other examinations taken by baccalaureate graduates and/or career and technical graduates employed or continuing their education.

4.2 The Governing Board/Board of Trustees agrees to cooperate with the Department in developing and implementing standard methods to assess students' knowledge and improve the delivery of content taught in courses approved for the college's core curriculum. These programs shall be in place no later than January 1, 2007. The Department and the Governing Board/Board of Trustees agree that implementation of these assessment methods is contingent on additional resources being made available for these purposes.

 

Goal # 3 Efficiency of Operation

Section 1: Costs

As part of the Commission's annual budget process, the Governing Board shall provide, through the Budget Data Book, information to the Department that identifies mandatory cost increases or decreases.

Section 2: Capital Assets and Maintenance

The Governing Board shall breakout in its annual Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets the actual amount spent pursuant to this section.

 

Goal # 4 Teacher Ed

Section 1: Teacher Education Programs

By July 1, 2006, the Governing Board Shall ensure that its teacher education programs meets standards as detailed in the performance contract.

By July 1, 2006, all content (non-pedagogy) courses leading to the fulfillment of endorsement area requirements for secondary education licensure shall be taught by faculty members belonging only to the departments from which the courses orginate (e.g., American history courses are taught by faculty members in the history department, mathematics courses are taught by faculty members in the mathematics department).

Section 2: Recruitment and Training of Qualified Candidates

By August 1 each year, the institution shall submit to the Department the student identification numbers and endorsement areas for all teacher candidates.

The Governing Board shall participate with the Department in analyzing the placement in K-12 schools of teacher candidate graduates and their performance once placed, including providing data as specified by the Department.

 

Goal # 5 Workforce Development

By December 31, 2008, ASC will increase the number of student who earn degrees in the high-demand program areas defined in section 1.1 of the contract.

 

Templates

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Reporting Guidelines

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Goal # 1 Access & Success

 

Unique Governing Board Data and Reports

In addition to the general data and reports required under its performance contract, the Board of Trustees for Adams State University is required to provide unique data and reports as indicated below.

Goal #2: Quality in Undergraduate Education
Section 3: Faculty

  • 3.2 By July 1, 2006 and each year thereafter, the Governing Board shall provide a report that illustrates specifically whether and how financial incentives, such as cash bonuses, raises, stipends, awards or other items are used in the implementation of its faculty evaluation and professional development procedure. The report shall be accompanied by data showing how the financial incentives are applied differentially to faculty based on the evaluation criteria.

Unique Institutional Data and Reports

In addition to the general data and reports required under its performance contract, Adams State University is required to provide unique data and reports as indicated below.

Goal #2: Quality in Undergraduate Education

  • Section 4: Evaluation and Assessment of Student Learning
  • 4.1 To the extent possible and based upon available data, ASC shall report annually, in accordance with the SURDS reporting schedule, on student achievement by providing data on outcomes on licensure, professional, graduate school admission, and other examinations taken by baccalaureate graduates and/or career and technical graduates employed or continuing their education.
  • 4.2 The Governing Board/Board of Trustees agrees to cooperate with the Department in developing and implementing standard methods to assess students' knowledge and improve the delivery of content taught in courses approved for the college's core curriculum. These programs shall be in place no later than January 1, 2007. The Department and the Governing Board/Board of Trustees agree that implementation of these assessment methods is contingent on additional resources being made available for these purposes.
Goal # 3 Efficiency of Operation

 

Section 1: Costs

As part of the Commission's annual budget process, the Governing Board shall provide, through the Budget Data Book, information to the Department that identifies mandatory cost increases or decreases.
Section 2: Capital Assets and Maintenance

The Governing Board shall breakout in its annual Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets the actual amount spent pursuant to this section.

 

Goal # 4 Teacher Ed

 

Section 1: Teacher Education Programs

By July 1, 2006, the Governing Board Shall ensure that its teacher education programs meets standards as detailed in the performance contract.

By July 1, 2006, all content (non-pedagogy) courses leading to the fulfillment of endorsement area requirements for secondary education licensure shall be taught by faculty members belonging only to the departments from which the courses orginate (e.g., American history courses are taught by faculty members in the history department, mathematics courses are taught by faculty members in the mathematics department).
Section 2: Recruitment and Training of Qualified Candidates

By August 1 each year, the institution shall submit to the Department the student identification numbers and endorsement areas for all teacher candidates.

The Governing Board shall participate with the Department in analyzing the placement in K-12 schools of teacher candidate graduates and their performance once placed, including providing data as specified by the Department.



Goal #5: Other State Needs – Workforce and Economic Development

  • 1.1 ASC will seek to increase the number of students who earn degrees in the following high-demand program areas:
  1. By December 31, 2008, ASC shall increase the number of students graduating from its new BSN nursing program to at least fifteen.
  2. By December 31, 2008, ASC shall increase the number of students graduating from its elementary Education Associate of Arts degree program to at least fifteen.
  3. By December 31, 2008, ASC shall increase the number of students graduating from its Early Childhood Education Associate of Arts program to at least fifteen.
  4. By December 31, 2008, ASC shall increase the number of students graduating from its SLV REAP Program ID Studies/Elementary Education Bachelor of Arts programs to at least fifteen.
  5. By December 31, 2008, ASC shall increase the number of 2+2 Program graduates by 15%.
  6. By December 31, 2008, ASC shall increase the number of participants in life-long learning programs by 20%.
  7. ASC shall complete required program changes in its Special Education undergraduate degree programs by December 31, 2005.
  8. By December 31, 2008, ASC shall increase enrollment in evening and weekend college by 10%.

 

Assurances

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