Open educational resources. Create a pilot program of open educational resources to reduce the cost of course materials for students.
Experiential learning. Expand and coordinate experiential learning opportunities and improve the student employment experience.
Student-ready campus. Assess current school- and college-wide advising and leadership opportunities, and implement components of our student success report.
See expanded descriptions of these action groups plus the additional year-one objectives associated with Our Purpose.
12-month campus. Develop and pilot programs for winter and summer academic terms and immersion experiences.
Common academic experience. Develop a common schedule and common academic regulations across all five schools to enhance student interdisciplinary opportunities.
IC incubator. Establish an LLC incubator that is available to the campus community to facilitate research, testing, and business development.
Off-campus learning. Enhance off-campus learning by increasing number and depth of opportunities, specifically by researching transportation options and developing partnership pathways.
Climate action. Create an interdisciplinary center for climate justice and enhance IC’s sustainability mindset around the climate crisis.
Campus climate. Revise college diversity statement and devise ways to continue and create programming that educates campus around DEI topics.
See expanded descriptions of these action groups plus the additional year-one objectives associated with Our Commitments.
Academic program review. Develop criteria that will be used to review academic programs in order to identify areas for growth, consolidation, or reorganization.
Non-academic program review. Develop a process of assessment and review for non-academic units in order to identify areas for growth, consolidation, or reorganization.
Family care center. Envision, establish, and charge a committee to fact-find, benchmark, and present a recommendation for a family care center to the senior leadership team.
Invest in IC employees. Expand and promote wellness policies and programs for staff as well as flexible work options.
Research support. Devise and actualize a plan for annual grant writing workshops for faculty and staff.
Internal communications. Improve and innovate the ways in which faculty, staff, and students are connected by identifying issues and opportunities and developing a plan to address them.
See expanded descriptions of these action groups plus the additional year-one objectives associated with Our Investments.
Alumni expertise. Explore opportunities for alumni engagement in student recruitment and retention.
See an expanded description of this action group plus the additional year-one objectives associated with Our Future.
As a college community, we have a lot of work ahead of us in the coming months that will have a profound effect on the future of this institution and the success of our students. Let’s get to work!
La Jerne Terry Cornish
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Human and Organizational Development and Planning
Chief of Staff
Associate Professor, Department of History
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Senior Executive Communications Specialist
Dean of Students