Institutional Long-Range Goal 1
The College will expand instruction and services to meet the needs of the entire district.
Objective 1.1
The college will enhance learner access and the educational environment by making available a balanced mix of programs, courses and services at three campus locations beginning fall term 2003.
Objective 1.2
By the year 2006-07, the college will have an enrollment of approximately 5200 FTE, reflecting a projected annual growth rate of 3% to 4%, serving an unduplicated head count of nearly 20,000 students.
Riverside Campus Objective 1
By the year 2003-04, RVC will have an enrollment of 1,936 FTE.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
RVC’s enrollment for 2003-04 is projected to be 1978.
Assessment Tools Used:
FTE reports
BOOKSTORE Objective 2
The RVC bookstore will increase the usage of web ordering through promotions and increased advertising.
TRIO - ED OPP CTR Objective 2
To meet grant requirements and address enrollment needs, Trio resources will be used to recruit and enroll a minimum of 75 students per year. The majority of these students will be from outreach communities.
Objective 1.3
The college will have successfully implemented the redesigned support systems to improve the quality of service for RCC students and programs by June 2004.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 2
The college will have a stable financial base consisting of varied sources of funding.
Objective 2.1
The college will continue to research best practices and coordinate activities across the district to generate additional funding.
Riverside Campus Objective 2
During 2003-04, explore and expand community education offerings and contracted trainings, by piloting at least three new non-credit, profit-making courses offered in collaboration with the instructional departments.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
Complete. The three courses offered were: teaching Spanish to supervisors for Grayback Forestry, CE Digital photo class in collaboration with Computer Services, and a proposal for ESL to Bear Creek (no decision by Bear Creek as of early June 2004).
Assessment Tools Used:
Counted class offerings
Riverside Campus Objective 3
By fall 2003, remodel B Annex to include a black box theatre area, room for HPER classes and art offerings which can be expanded to include student theatre productions, profit-generating community HPER and art workshops and classes.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Remodel is complete. This is now called H building. Curtains, portable stages, lighting, exercise mats, mirrors, etc. have all been installed.
Assessment Tools Used:
Completeness of objective.
HUMANITIES Objective 1
The Humanities department will work with the Riverside management team to continue planning and developing a Theater Arts black box space and appropriate Art and Humanities classrooms as a part of the RVC focus on the Fine, Physical, and Performing Arts.
Objective 2.2
The college will develop and implement an annual integrated fund development plan in response to changing financial realities.
Objective 2.3
RCC's financial planning and budgeting processes will be ongoing, realistic and strategically guided by the mission and goals of the college. The scope and diversity of programs and services as well as the number and diversity of students will be considered when making budgetary decisions.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 3
The College will develop and maintain appropriate facilities throughout the district based on the institutional facilities master plan.
Objective 3.1
The college will create an updated integrated institutional facility master plan for short-term and long-term growth that includes facilities plans for three major campuses.
Riverside Campus Objective 4
In 2003-04, create a functional RVC facilities committee to identify the RVC footprint between Front and Bear Creek and 8th to 10th as recommended by MURA.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
The RVC Facilities Committee is in place and work is continuing.
Assessment Tools Used:
Establishment and work of committee.
Riverside Campus Objective 5
Close Fir Street Learning Center on or before June 2004 and move those operations into the established RVC footprint.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (5/10)
This has been placed on-hold at least until fall 2005.
Assessment Tools Used:
Fir Street move on-hold.
COUNSELING Objective 3
To re-establish placement testing into the RVC-F building by November 1, 2003.
Riverside Campus Objective 6
Beginning in 2003-04, the RVC facilities committee will explore options within the RVC footprint for potential new spaces that are multi-level and multi-use buildings.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (7/10)
The RVC Facilities committee is continuing to explore options. Several properties have been identified within the footprint should funding become available. Co-location with SOU is being explored as well.
Assessment Tools Used:
Work is continuing.
BOOKSTORE Objective 1
The RVC Bookstore will explore options for providing needed services for the expanding growth of students.
Riverside Campus Objective 7
In 2003-04, create by remodeling or new construction two multiple-use classroom spaces that can accommodate up to 64 people each.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (5/10)
Not met.
Assessment Tools Used:
Establishment of 2 multi-use classrooms.
Riverside Campus Objective 8
Visually coordinate (exterior paint, signage, murals, and banners) all RVC buildings with brand recognition. Begin in 2003-04 by painting the B Annex and alley. Explore murals for the alley walls.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
B Annex (now called H building) has been painted and signage for H building is complete. Coordination of all RVC buildings work is on-going.
Assessment Tools Used:
Achievement of objectives
Objective 3.2
The system-wide plan will include comprehensive policies, procedures and budgets for facilities maintenance, equipment upgrades/replacement, institutional technology infrastructure and capital improvements.
Riverside Campus Objective 9
By July 2004, work with CST to implement full-service physical plant services including janitorial, maintenance, building, landscaping, and electrical to the levels of services comparable to those provided before budget cuts to the contracted services.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (8/10)
Not met due to budget restrictions.
Assessment Tools Used:
Resetablishment of service levels and staffing.
Objective 3.3
The institutional facilities master plan will address both external and internal elements to create safe, comfortable environmentally friendly, state of the art campuses.
Riverside Campus Objective 10
During 2003-04, work with MURA to design, purchase and hang RCC banners on the light poles on Central and 8th Street in front of and across from the college.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (6/10)
Not met.
Riverside Campus Objective 11
Beginning fall of 2003-04, strategically locate, design, purchase and install signs around the campus for the purposes of welcoming students, providing directions and clearly marking campus entrances.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (8/10)
Partially met. Signage in G building has been expanded to include a welcome board in the G building foyer, improved use of easel displays, coordinated monthly clearing of campus bulletin boards,and standardized procedures for displaying information for students and staff. For 2004-05, greater use of posters to advertise student events, etc. is planned. A student worker has also been hired to staff an information desk in G building 10 hours/week to start. This student worker will provide general RCC information to students, directions, parking information, student employment information, etc.
Assessment Tools Used:
Physical location/existance of signage, etc.
Riverside Campus Objective 12
By spring 2004, begin discussions with MURA in regard to designing a Bartlett Street green area and begin negotiating closing Bartlett and/or 9th streets to turn them into a community/student gathering place while accommodating for delivery and emergency vehicles.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (9/10)
Discussions are on-going with MURA.
Assessment Tools Used:
On-going discussions.
Riverside Campus Objective 13
By spring 2004, complete a study of the security needs for students, staff and the public, particularly at night and implement recommended changes as budget allows.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (3/10)
Not met.
Assessment Tools Used:
Establishment of study.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 4
Beyond campus-based programs, the college will expand learning services to meet a variety of expressed needs to help build, strengthen, and enrich the diverse communities Rogue serves.
Objective 4.1
The college will better serve all of its community by refocusing non-traditional scheduling of course and program offerings, including night, weekend, and distributed delivery.
Riverside Campus Objective 14
During 2003-04, staff will write a plan for integrating credit and non-credit evening offerings. This plan will expand in future years to include weekend offerings and distributed education.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (1/10)
Not met; deferred until 2004/05.
Objective 4.2
The college will implement at each campus at least one new Learning Community, integrating academic and support services.
Riverside Campus Objective 15
By spring 2004, the RVC planning committee will explore how RVC might implement the learning community concept while considering efficiencies, benefits to all students, service delivery and staffing.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (4/10)
Not met due to staff allocation and placement restrictions.
COUNSELING Objective 4
To create a comprehensive schedule of Orientaions and Human Development classes to be delivered in one dedicated classroom space in RVC-G.
Objective 4.3
The college will establish one or more mechanisms to identify community needs and interests and provide appropriate learning opportunities.
Riverside Campus Objective 16
Offer the Hispanic Education Conference for local high school students during spring 2004 at the RVC campus.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
This highly-successful conference was held in early March and served approximately 200 high school students. High schools represented were: Eagle Point, Ashland, North Medford, South Medford, and Crater High.
Assessment Tools Used:
Evaluation of conference.
Riverside Campus Objective 17
Beginning in 2003-04, maintain a calendar that supports diversity services and activities through groups such as ESL, SK5, Transiciones, and the student-run diversity office and related student clubs.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (3/10)
Partially met. Work has begun on this project; events are listed on the RCC event calendar in the interim.
Assessment Tools Used:
Establishment of calendar.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 5
The college will align its priorities to continually provide quality programs, services, and affordable access.
Objective 5.1
The college will consolidate the delivery of services and instruction for students and staff that maintains institutional standards while honoring campus needs.
Riverside Campus Objective 18
By January 2004, customize and implement Rogue Central operations at RVC.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Met.
Assessment Tools Used:
Smooth operation of RVC Rogue Central.
FINANCIAL AID Objective 1
The Financial Aid Department will provide accurate, quality training and ongoing support for Rogue Central.
Riverside Campus Objective 19
By fall 2003, participate in the implementation of a computerized booking system for scheduling rooms and classroom inventory.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
Met
Assessment Tools Used:
Establishement of system.
Riverside Campus Objective 20
By spring 2004, cross-train staff to provide comprehensive, consistent information to students and the public at RVC.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (7/10)
Partially met. Rogue Central staff has been cross-trained in all Rogue Central functions. Cross-training of an identified list of student workers in G building is planned for 2004-05.
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT SERVICES Objective 7
Student Employment Services in collaboration with the counseling department will develop self-paced, fast track, progressive career and job search packets, independently accessible to students, staff and advisors. These packets will eventually be available at all campuses and on-line.
Objective 5.2
The college will strengthen its planning, implementation and assessment processes in a manner leading to a successful accreditation visit in fall 2003.
Riverside Campus Objective 21
RVC Management Team will work with other campus teams to document processes and procedures for all campuses in order to ensure consistency and cooperation with regard to services, presence of management, curricula and communication.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
Joint meetings have been held periodically with College Services Team and the Table Rock Campus as schedules permit.
Assessment Tools Used:
Joint meetings held; communication lines open.
RESP THERAPY Objective 4
Work with Rogue Community College, Oregon Institute of Technology and the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care to successfully transfer a Fully Accredited Program from one sponsoring institution to the next.
Riverside Campus Objective 30
Objective 5.3
The college will formulate a hybrid system combining the current horizontal budget process and a new vertical budget process in order to best meet the needs of a multi-campus college.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 6
The college will increase its efforts to recognize and serve a more diverse community.
Objective 6.1
The college will strengthen its target marketing efforts to address distinct populations.
Objective 6.2
Each RCC campus will celebrate at least one annual signature event reflecting the diverse nature of the community.
Riverside Campus Objective 22
Explore opportunities to provide diversity project funding to departments through existing budget and grant funds through the Office of Diversity and the ABE Department.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
Several projects have been held throughout the year such as the Altered Books, funded by Diversity grant; Master Isak Hoaeb from Namiba, funded by IEC and the Office of Diversity; Womens’ center lunches; Poetry readings for Black History Month, etc.
Assessment Tools Used:
Events held.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 7
The college will develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships within its external communities.
Objective 7.1
The college will continue to build relationships with its partners to advance mutually beneficial efforts.
Riverside Campus Objective 23
By 2004, review existing advisory boards comprised of business and community partners and evaluate the need for changes or enhancements.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (7/10)
Fire Science and EMT both have new advisory boards. The RVC Advisory Committee met for the first time in late spring with business members from downtown Medford. Meetings will be scheduled quarterly.
Assessment Tools Used:
Committees/advisory board membership/establishment.
RESP THERAPY Objective 1
Secure continued program sponsorship through collaboration with other educational institutions.
BUSINESS AND OFFICE TECHNOLOGY Objective 2
Re-vitalize the Business Technology Advisory Committee by recruiting new members and soliciting more active participation from them.
Riverside Campus Objective 24
Beginning 2004, move into the new Jackson County Library where we will provide comprehensive library services to RCC students and staff.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (10/10)
Partially met. RCC has moved into the Jackson County Library and we are providing services as budgets permit.
Assessment Tools Used:
Move of library.
Riverside Campus Objective 25
Participate on MURA, RVTD and other committees to develop adequate transportation and parking for RCC students and staff. Evaluate the impact of the new walking bridge across Bear Creek, which will be built in 2003.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
Several staff are on various committees such as Heart of Medford, MURA, RVTD, etc. The walking bridge has been projected to be completed in fall 2004.
Assessment Tools Used:
Membership
Institutional Long-Range Goal 8
The College will strengthen its communication and participatory decision-making processes with its internal communities of staff and students.
Objective 8.1
There will be a clearly identified organizational leadership structure that delineates roles and levels of accountability in order to assure consistency and efficiency in delivering the college's services and fulfilling its mission.
Objective 8.2
Technology will be used to provide efficient access to communication and participatory decision-making processes.
Riverside Campus Objective 26
In collaboration with the College Systems Team, support cross-training of the help desk and network personnel to provide consistent services to RVC.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (6/10)
Met.
Objective 8.3
The college will organize councils, committees, and working teams with staff and student representation to improve institutional collaboration and decision-making across locations and functions.
Riverside Campus Objective 27
During 2003-04, institute the campus council which will include RVC faculty and staff that will participate in defining and developing processes that maintain program, departmental and service consistency throughout the RCC system.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
The RVC Leadership Group met twice a month beginning with fall term 2003. Issues that came before this group during the year were: copy center concept, information desk for G building, revamping of student worker allocations, parking, high school outreach, participation in Jackson County fair, new student welcome days, middle school student visits, etc. Information sharing of events and programs occurred throughout the year.
Assessment Tools Used:
Successful establishment and information sharing viewed as valuable.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 9
The college will increase efforts to enrich student life, the learning environment, and foster individual responsibility and mutual respect.
Objective 9.1
The safety, security, and dignity of all students will be of the highest priority at all college locations.
Riverside Campus Objective 28
By 2005, develop a dynamic, integrated student life plan that will involve as many students as possible within our diverse student body at RVC (defer to 2004-05).
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (7/10)
Defered to 2004/05.
Objective 9.2
The college will continue planning and implementation efforts designed to enhance delivery of social, cultural, co-curricular, recreational, community service, and campus government involvement.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 10
The college will increase efforts to provide quality alternative access and learning opportunities.
Objective 10.1
The college will provide sufficient information technology infrastructure services at all sites.
Objective 10.2
Each campus will work collaboratively with other campus teams to expand alternative delivery offerings.
Riverside Campus Objective 29
By 2004, expand the RVC market by providing non-traditional scheduling such as night, weekend and CEU classes and programs as appropriate.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
Partially met. Exploration of alternate scheduling is on-going.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 11
The college will strengthen and develop the quality of its staff and faculty as well as foster a safe, humane, and supportive working and learning environment.
Objective 11.1
The college will work to enrich its institutional and campus culture and identity focusing on RCC's hallmarks and values.
Objective 11.2
The college will continue to strengthen its welcoming environment in order to retain and recruit high quality staff and faculty.