Institutional Long-Range Goals
5 plus years
Long-Range Goal 1
The college will expand instruction and service to meet the needs of the entire district.
1.1 By the year 2004-05, the college will have an enrollment of approximately 5100 FTE, reflecting a projected 2% annual growth, serving an unduplicated head count of 20,400.
1.2 The growth in services and instructional delivery will accommodate an additional 100 FTE, serving an additional unduplicated headcount of 400, in the year 2001-02.
Long-Range Goal 2
The college will pursue additional sources of funding.
2.1 The amount of funding coming from non-traditional sources such as grants, private sources and collaborative efforts, will increase over 1999-00ís baseline by 10% in 2001-02.
2.2 The college will develop a strategy for a successful bond levy for 2002-05.
2.3 The college will involve the RCC Board, students and college leadership committees in development of a legislative strategy for the 2003 session for enhanced funding of Rogue Community College.
2.4 Through a collaborative effort among the RCC Foundation, volunteers, college faculty, staff and students, a community-wide capital campaign will be carried out throughout the district in 2001-04.
Long-Range Goal 3
The college will develop and maintain appropriate facilities throughout the district.
3.1 RCC will continue to develop RVC as a major urban campus in downtown Medford, with a library expansion effort implemented jointly with Jackson County by the end of the year 2002.
3.2 Facilities in Josephine County will be enhanced. A master planning effort for facilities in Josephine County, including a high-quality downtown facility and improvements to the Redwood Campus will be initiated by Spring 2002.
3.3 A third campus will be developed by 2004-2005, offering an emphasis on technical programs, full service to students, and extensive support to business and workforce development including sufficient facilities to accommodate 1000 FTE.
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, enrich, and diversify the communities of the district.
4.1 The college will provide or seek means to expand business development support services in both counties.
4.2 The college will collaboratively support planning and development of services to implement the Workforce Investment Act regionally and statewide.
4.3 The college will provide or seek means to expand workforce-training services throughout the district.
4.4 The college will maintain and expand community-learning centers providing opportunities for basic skills and other learning services throughout the district at strategic locations.
Long-Range Goal 5
A distinctive program base will be defined and developed at each college campus.
5.1 The college will begin implementation of a distinct program location strategy, in fall 2001, to strengthen vocational training and program identities at the Redwood Campus, Riverside Campus and the third campus to be developed in Jackson County.
Long-Range Goal 6
The college will maintain quality programs, services and affordable access.
6.1 The college will manage processes necessary to achieve increased effectiveness of service delivery while maintaining or improving efficiency and cost savings. Presidentís Council will select two to six critical processes annually and implement appropriate improvement efforts with progress reports to PC at designated intervals.
6.2 Rogue will maintain interdivisional planning efforts to improve student satisfaction rating regarding access to information about RCC to achieve a 4% improvement between the Riverside and Redwood campuses by winter of 2001, and parity by winter 2002.
6.3 The college will implement a review of issues identified in the Student Satisfaction Survey related to the RCC Riverside Campus with a report to Presidentís Council by fall 2001.
6.4 The result of the 2000-01 institutional self-study will be a favorable and successful accreditation outcome in fall 2001.
Long-Range Goal 7
The college will increase its efforts to recognize and serve a more diverse community.
7.1 Baseline data, such as regional demographics, current staffing levels and service will be developed.
7.2 The college will assign appropriate staff support to the development of the multi-cultural community at RCC.
7.3 The college will increase the number of multi-cultural students recruited and retained to more adequately reflect the needs of our region.
Long-Range Goal 8
The college will develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships within our internal and external communities.
8.1 The college will encourage collaborative ventures and will annually compile a public report on such efforts.
8.2 An inter-divisional task force will pilot a regional Joint Certificate of Advance Mastery (CAM) project with all interested school districts with a progress report to RCC Board.
8.3 The college will expand/increase collaborative new training and other ventures across departments/divisions to the community at large.
Long-Range Goal 9
The college will strengthen its communication and participatory decision-making processes.
9.1 Deliberative bodies such as Presidentís Council, Executive Team, and/or Divisional Councils will develop three new mechanisms for college-wide communications in 2001-02.
9.2 Presidentís Council will annually review the effectiveness and appropriate role of the various college committees.
Long-Range Goal 10
The college will increase efforts to enrich student life, the learning environment, and foster individual responsibility and mutual respect.
10.1 A thorough Student Life Development Plan, developed in 2000-01, will be implemented as appropriate beginning in fall of 2001. The plan will include program development, cultural activities, representation, budget, staffing, and campus safety for a two-county college operation. The plan will be reviewed annually and measured against the student satisfaction survey results.
10.2 The current student rights and responsibilities statement will be more widely incorporated into all college processes and will be reviewed annually and updated as needed.
10.3 Appropriate campus committees and council will be encouraged to seek student input or representation and establish a baseline for future use.
10.4 Student-administrative focus groups will meet quarterly to encourage student, staff, management, and faculty collaboration.
10.5 Additional measurements of student involvement and satisfaction will be developed to complement the student satisfaction survey as measurement tools.
Long-Range Goal 11
The college will increase efforts in alternative access and learning opportunities.
11.1 The college will increase alternative delivery of services and courses at a growth rate of 10% per year, if warranted by market demand, for the period 2002-2005 measured against 1999-2000 baselines.
11.2 The college will determine the needs of, and increase opportunities for, those with learning disabilities and other special needs.
Long-Range Goal 12
The college will improve the quality of its staff and faculty as well as foster a safe, humane, and supportive working and learning environment.
12.1 An annual review of the use of professional growth funds will be carried out under the auspices of Presidentís Council.
12.2 At least three new policies, procedures and/or programs will be implemented in 2001-2004 to make RCC a more "family friendly" employer.
12.3 College-sponsored training activity will include training on the use of technology in such areas as: communications and collaboration in decision-making; application computer systems to various office procedures; and increased effectiveness and productivity of college management, faculty and staff.
12.4 Supervisors will annually review and update professional development plans for both full-time employees and those part-time employees at 35% or greater.
12.5 The college will maintain and strengthen the collaborative collective-bargaining processes through communications at regularly scheduled meetings.