Purpose: To facilitate the process for developing the college’s Annual Plan with priorities to guide department and individual planning and resource allocation.

Charter Sponsor: President

Timeline: Standing, Established 2023

Membership:
Academic Administrator appointed by the Vice President for Learning & Academic Affairs: Tim Thomas, Chair
Student Affairs Administrator appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs: Jim Maio, Co-Chair
Administrative Services appointed by the Vice President for Administrative Services: Brandy Gray
At Large appointed by the President: Jill Heintz
Faculty At Large elected: Shahida Dar
Faculty At Large elected: Stacey Day
Staff elected: Mike Adamo
Staff elected: Katie DiCastro
Executive Director of Info. Tech. (Standing): Mary Jane Parry
Controller (Standing): Julianne Cardone
VP Administrative Services (Standing): Tom Squires
VP Academic Affairs (Standing): Lew Kahler
VP Student Affairs (Standing): Esmilda Abreu
President (Standing): Dr. Randall VanWagoner

Does (Authority)

  • Annually revisit the vision, mission, and strategic goals and recommend adjustments to Cabinet (Revisit and Recommend)
  • Serve as stewards of the process for identifying annual college priorities to guide divisional, departmental, and individual planning (Recommend priorities)
  • Engage faculty, staff and students in the planning process as necessary (Engage the College)
  • Ensure that appropriate communication processes are in place to keep the internal community informed of progress (Communicate)
  • Ensure that appropriate mechanisms are in place to link planning, budgeting, and assessment and report successes annually (Link and Report)

Does NOT

  • Develop divisional or departmental plans, or identify tactics
  • Develop curriculum or design programs
  • Discuss personnel and contractual matters

Guiding Points

  • Clarify a meaningful development timeline with cadence of deadlines
  • Facilitate a process that creates an interactive space for inter-divisional collaboration and sharing of departmental and divisional priorities to consider for college-wide objectives.
  • Define and communicate useful definition of planning terms to guide college, divisional, departmental, and individual planning.
  • Incorporate HawkVision recommendations into annual planning processes.

Established March 2023