Action Assignment: The cabinet appoints a task force of representative to examine the issues. The benefits of day and evening classes should be examined at all locations. Resource requirements: There will be personnel time, travel and video
$2,000 $5,000 (e.g., degree plans, supplies)
The current accounting system forces us to determine Return on Investment (ROI) by location/modality and does not allow us to determine ROI by major.
Explore best practices for ROI calculations.
The current accounting system encourages competition which impedes seamless movement across the university.
Explore activity based accounting to remove current pressure on individual operating units for specific annual financial outcomes.
Timeline: Implementation time of 1-3 years Action Assignment: The Senior Vice President for Business Services will appoint a team to examine this issue. Resource requirements: Personnel time investments will be required.
$50,000 (e.g., Business Office)
Advising for all programs across the University is a challenge for academic and financial aid advisors that needs to be addressed.
Provide academic advisors, faculty advisors and recruiters with a common frame of reference and access to information regarding schedules and other crucial information across the University.
Leverage technology for online registration, scheduling and program requirements and file transfer.
Provide common training and procedures for advisors, faculty advisors, recruiters and financial aid counselors.
Timeline: There would be an initial implementation time of 1-3 years, but training would need to be continuous. Action Assignment: The Dean of the Extended University will train recruiters and advisors and will provide information to faculty advisors. SMT, the Registrar, Business Office, IT and Financial Aid will work to standardize procedures. The process will be led by SMT. Resource requirements: There will be personnel time, travel time, and technology costs.