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


Chair:  Executive Director, Org. Culture & Wellness
Academic Administrator – VP Appointment
Student Affairs Administrator – VP Appointment
Administrative Services – VP Appointment
At Large – President Appointment
Faculty– Elected At-Large
Faculty– Elected At-Large
Student Affairs Staff – Elected At-Large
Student Affairs Staff – Elected At-Large
Executive Director of Info. Tech. – Standing
Controller – Standing
VP Administrative Services – Standing
VP Academic Affairs – Standing
VP Student Affairs – Standing
President – Standing

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.

Created March 2023