Action Plan

Action: Continue annual support to move base salaries to median of peer institutions by discipline.

Objective: A.1
Category: a. Competitive Faculty Salaries
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 0

Action: Secure funding for Oregon Tech marketing activities.

Objective: A.2
Category: a. Marketing
Responsible: President
Rank: 1

Action: Develop a strategy for marketing activities and implement.

Objective: A.2
Category: a. Marketing
Responsible: Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Rank: 1

Action: Develop a plan to market/recruit students not currently served by Oregon Tech.

Objective: A.2
Category: b. Enrollment Management
Responsible: Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Rank: 1

Action: Create Classroom Improvement Advisory Committee to develop standards for classrooms.

Objective: A.3
Category: a. Educational Program Infrastructure
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 1

Action: Develop and present a plan for a Renewable Energy facility.

Objective: A.3
Category: Educational Program Infrastructure
Responsible: Oregon Renewable Energy Center Director
Rank: 1

Action: Publish student learning outcomes for each academic program. Update data on achievement of outcomes annually on Web site.

Objective: A.4
Category: a. Student Learning Outcomes
Responsible: Director of Assessment
Rank: 1

Action: Charge the Director of Assessment with ensuring that the Assessment and Evaluation process is occurring in each academic department and program.

Objective: A.4
Category: a. Student Learning Outcomes
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 0

Action: Annually update a transfer course database with Oregon community colleges and feeder schools.

Objective: A.5
Category: a. Industry Partnerships
Responsible: Registrar
Rank: 1

Action: Publish mission statement, educational objectives and student learning outcomes for each academic program.

Objective: A.7
Category: a. Regional and Professional Accreditation
Responsible: Director of Assessment
Rank: 1

Action: Offer Assistanships to attract graduate students.

Objective: B.1
Category: a. Develop Graduate Programs
Responsible: Department Chairs
Rank: 0

Action: Provide faculty productivity grants annually for the exploration of new graduate programs.

Objective: B.1
Category: a. Develop Graduate Programs
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 0

Action: Develop the process for review and approval of graduate degree proposals, including an external review process.

Objective: B.1
Category: b. Graduate Program Review Process
Responsible: Graduate Council
Rank: 0

Action: Appoint task team to explore appropriate models for Oregon Tech centers and publicize results.

Objective: B.2
Category: a. Fund Interdisciplinary Research Centers
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 1

Action: Identify research centers in region and models that are appropriate for Oregon Tech.

Objective: B.2
Category: a. Fund Interdisciplinary Research Centers
Responsible: Task Team
Rank: 1

Action: Appoint a director for the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and publicize services of OSR.

Objective: C.1
Category: a. Enhance Office of Sponsored Research
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 0

Action: Create an international program Web page with links.

Objective: C.2
Category: a. International Partnerships
Responsible: Coordinator
Rank: 1

Action: Appoint international program coordinator.

Objective: C.2
Category: a. International Partnerships
Responsible: President
Rank: 1

Action: Identify funds for research initiative by faculty and matching funds for federal and state grant proposals.

Objective: C.3
Category: a. Faculty Applied Research
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 1

Action: Clarify role of the Oregon Tech Foundation for support and its relationship with the Office of Sponsored Research.

Objective: D.1
Category: a. Oregon Tech Foundation
Responsible: President
Rank: 1

Action: Explore new industry relationships for on-site training activities.

Objective: D.2
Category: a. Industry Partnerships
Responsible: Associate Vice President for Strategic Partnerships
Rank: 1

Action: Hire Alumni Relations Director.

Objective: D.3
Category:  a. Alumni Relations
Responsible: Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Rank: 1

Action: Create program to enhance student knowledge of the alumni experience.

Objective: D.3
Category: a. Alumni Relations
Responsible: Alumni Relations Director
Rank: 1

Action: Encourage use of external Foundation funds to support campus initiatives.

Objective: D.4
Category: a. External Foundation Grants
Responsible: President
Rank: 1

Appoint Sustainability Committee to serve as a consulting body for OREC and to identify campus sustainability recommendations.

Objective: E.1
Category: a. Sustainable Campus
Responsible: President
Rank: 0

Action: Provide support to faculty to include sustainability in curricula.

Objective: E.2
Category: a. Sustainability in Education
Responsible: Provost
Rank: 1