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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Objective 4.2
The college will implement at each campus at least one new Learning Community, integrating academic and support services.
Riverside Campus Objective 2
Shooting for the Stars. Riverside Campus is committed to retaining and graduating its students. Through an improved master schedule and pro-active advising, Riverside seeks to increase the number of students transferring from both Basic Skills Programs to college credit classes and from RVC to SOU (or other institutions of higher education) by 3% over previous year levels.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
Consistent effort has been made to host SOU recruiters at RVC G bldg. lounge. We still are awaiting data on the ABE transfers.
Assessment Tools Used:
Data is still being developed; waiting on info from SOU.
Humanities Objective 2
Under the direction of the new Writing Coordinator, the Humanities department will evaluate the Education Testing Service’s (ETS) computer-graded writing test, which purports to be a more accurate measure of a student’s writing ability than our current multiple choice placement test. Pending a positive evaluation (based on both qualitative and quantitative data), the department would recommend the ETS program, which could also supplement or even replace our current Writing Proficiency Exam.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 13
Develop a process to maintain a current pool of part-time instructors.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 18
Propose A.S. degree (as opposed to A.A.S degree) to articulate with SOU Human Services degree.
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 4
Hello Neighbor. Riverside Campus sees itself as helpmate to a revitalized downtown Medford. Through its participation in civic improvement projects, downtown activities such as parking and transportation planning, and the development of a campus advisory committee, this campus will continue to build its good image in our local community measured by a survey of downtown businesses and agencies.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
RVC is perceived as a good neighbor by all businesses around us. We have staff members on Heart of Medford, MURA Parking and MURA design committees; we have interacted with City Arts and Historical Commissions; have taken steps to assure friendly relationships with neighboring businesses. Also participate in Chamber and Small Business Fair meetings and committees.
Assessment Tools Used:
Committee participation, campus advisory committee meetings, heavy publicity of community events.
Theatre Arts Objective 1
Theatre Arts will Continue Developing Community Partnerships. Through Theatre partnerships with The Green Room Theatre in Ashland, The Oregon Conservatory of Performing Arts in Medford, and Suzee Grilley of The Dance Space, the Theatre Program will offer the local Community more chances to enjoy, celebrate , and collaborate on local art and culture.
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.
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.
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.
Riverside Campus Objective 5
Hello Neighbor. Riverside Campus sees itself as helpmate to a revitalized downtown Medford. Through its participation in civic improvement projects, downtown activities such as parking and transportation planning, and the development of a campus advisory committee, this campus will continue to build its good image in our local community measured by a survey of downtown businesses and agencies.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
RVC is perceived as a good neighbor by all businesses around us. We have staff members on Heart of Medford, MURA Parking and MURA design committees; we have interacted with City Arts and Historical Commissions; have taken steps to assure friendly relationships with neighboring businesses. Also participate in Chamber and Small Business Fair meetings and committees.
Assessment Tools Used:
Committee participation, campus advisory committee meetings, heavy publicity of community events.
Theatre Arts Objective 2
Continue developing and enhancing the new multi-pupose H building in Medford, which will allow us to offer more innovative productions, while we dovetail more effectively with Community events like Art in Bloom.
Riverside Campus Objective 6
Embracing the Best in Everyone. Openness to cultural diversity is a hallmark of RCC’s Riverside Campus. In 2004-2005, this campus will increase student participation in its language and cultural offerings by 3% above the previous year baseline.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Oregon Leadership Institute was a new initiative bringing Hispanic high school students to RVC. We also hosted an expanded Oportunadides conference featuring a nationally-known speaker. Faculty and staff celebrated Cinco de Mayo events. Planning was done through our new Hispanic outreach committee to strengthen efforts in 2005-06.
Assessment Tools Used:
Number of events/offerings increased.
ABE/GED® Objective 3
The ABE Department will form a coalition in Talent with Rogue Rock Learning Center and Anderson Vista, a Housing Authority project, to provide daytime and evening ESL classes for native Spanish speakers.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (5/10)
The ABE Department successfully formed a coalition with Rogue Rovck Learning Center and Anderson Vista Housing Project, both in Talent; and offered ESL classes at the sites 2-3 days a week. The church paid the students' fees and Anderson Vista paid part of the students' fees, making attendance morfe accessible for the native Spanish speakers.
Assessment Tools Used:
Department FTE reports showing numbers of students enrolled in these two classes.
Humanities Objective 4
The Humanities department will work with the college and the Oregon International Education Consortium to continue its overseas programs in London and Florence, offer an African study tour during summer 2005, and develop a term-long program in Australia to be offered in winter term, 2006.
Objective 6.2
Each RCC campus will celebrate at least one annual signature event reflecting the diverse nature of the community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Riverside Campus Objective 1
It’s the Life! Through social and service activities, Riverside Campus builds upon the unique individual gifts of students. In 2004-2005, this campus will increase opportunities for student involvement by adding one new campus-wide signature event to our campus schedule and expanding student club membership by 10%.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Through expanded use of the poster printer, we are now able to greatly extend the marketing and advertising for clubs and club events as well as theater performances, class offerings, etc. New clubs
Assessment Tools Used:
New clubs this past year included: Blacks on Campus, For Students by Students, Political and Civic Engagement Committee.
Humanities Objective 3
The Humanities department will work throughout the year to develop and upgrade the Theater Arts performance space in H bldg, on the Riverside Campus.
Theatre Arts Objective 1
Theatre Arts will Continue Developing Community Partnerships. Through Theatre partnerships with The Green Room Theatre in Ashland, The Oregon Conservatory of Performing Arts in Medford, and Suzee Grilley of The Dance Space, the Theatre Program will offer the local Community more chances to enjoy, celebrate , and collaborate on local art and culture.
Theatre Arts Objective 3
Successfully mount at least four productions this year in the H building; one or two acting class workshop performances, a Student Playwright's Festival (produced by the new Drama Club), and one or two full length Performances.
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 7
Learn Anywhere! Riverside Campus is dedicated to provide alternative avenues of learning for time- and place-bound learners. In 2004-2005, the campus will participate in an RCC distributed learning initiative by sponsoring the development of five new web courses or telecourses.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Six new DL classes were held: WR 121, Art 204-205-206, BT 113 and 114.
Assessment Tools Used:
New classes held.
Business Technology Objective 2
Develop and offer at least six new distributed delivery classes during 04-05 (BA199 Project Management - developed in 03-04, scheduled for Spring 05; BA199 Internet Marketing; BA211 Financial Accounting I; BA212 Financial Accounting II; BA213 Managerial Accounting; BT113 Business English I; and BT114).
Humanities Objective 1
The Humanities Department will work to more fully integrate Writing Center/OWL resources and services across the curriculum and campuses via orientations, training sessions, and in-class presentations, with special emphasis on providing writing resources and services to students and staff at the Table Rock Campus.
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.
Riverside Campus Objective 3
Kind 'N Nice. Riverside Campus aims to be a friendly, helpful place. Faculty and staff will continue to go the extra mile in making students and community feel welcome on campus. Our goal is to increase our student satisfaction measure of “campus friendliness by 5%” over the 2004-2005 baseline.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
There was a small increase in student satisfaction but still below our 5% goal. We will continue to strive to meet or exceed the 5% goal for 2005-06.
Assessment Tools Used:
Student Satisfaction Survey
Bookstore Objective 1
The bookstores will work with the IT department to implement a more timely financial aid book charging program to allow students to purchase their books prior to the start of winter term.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Programming changes were made to the bookstore charging progrom to allow FA students to charge against awarded funds instead of applied funds which allows them to purchase their books weeks instead of days before start of term.
Assessment Tools Used:
program changes were completed before winter term.
Science Objective 12
The department will develop an instructional policy for lecture instruction. Measurement: A written instructional policy will be created.