Annual Priorities 2021-2022 | BCTC

Four Annual Priority Areas for 2021-2022 with related objectives from Strategic Plan 2016-22

4 Strategic Initiatives - 1 Big Wildy Important Goal (WIG) - 9 Specific Objectives

Strategic Initiatives

  1. Increase student access and success while promoting excellence in teaching and learning.
  2. Cultivate an inclusive learning community.
  3. Enhance strategies for economic, workforce, and community development.
  4. Build resources for an effective and sustainable college.

Wildly Important Goals for Student Success

Big WIG

Increase graduation rate by 2% annually.

  • The 2018 cohort graduation rate at 150% time of normal time to completion is currently 36.7%. These data include CPE Official graduates for all terms except Summer 2021, which are unofficial at this time.

Sub-WIGs

  • Retention
    • Achieve a Fall-to-Fall retention rate of 50%+ across the College.
    • Achieve a Fall-to Spring retention rate of 75%+ across the College.
  • Completion
    • Individual programs achieve completion rate of 45%+, including all credentials awarded in one program.
    • Achieve overall college completion rate of 50%+.
  • Student Success
    • Achieve student success rates of 75% across the College.
    • Decrease the share of all students on academic probation (GPA of 0.00-1.99) by 2% annually.
    • Decrease the share of African American students on academic probation by 4% annually.
  • Diversity (Faculty/Staff/Students)
    • Students
      • Enrollment of URM groups at the program level meets or exceeds proportions in the state population.
    • Faculty and Staff
      • Representation of URM groups across faculty and staff aligns with the BCTC student population.
      • Increase the amount of targeted recruiting and advertising for open positions at BCTC.
      • Establish provisions such that all newly established committees, working groups, and planning teams are demographically representative of BCTC students.
  • Student Satisfaction (Student Satisfaction Survey or new instrument)
    • Each student services office meets or exceeds, and maintains, a 4.0 out of 5.0 weighted average on satisfaction with each service provided and measured.
    • Student level of agreement with ability to find information on BCTC website meets or exceeds, and maintains, a 4.0 out of 5.0 weighted average.
    • Increase the percentage of students participating in BCTC programming, clubs, or events.

Annual Priorities 2021-2022

  1. Increase student access and success while promoting excellence in teaching and learning.
    Objective Number Description
    1.2.1 Integrate and intensify advising and career development services to guide each student's academic program plan and to promote career pathways with emphasis on high-demand fields.
    1.4.1 Develop and implement academic strategies to actively facilitate persistence and completion for at-risk students.
  2. Cultivate an inclusive learning community.
    Objective Number Description
    2.1.1 Support and sustain outreach and retention efforts to increase access and success for underserved or underrepresented populations.
    2.2.1 Recruit, hire, and retain a diverse faculty and staff to reflect the changing demographics of the student population.
  3. Enhance strategies for economic, workforce, and community development.
    Objective Number Description
    3.1.1 Improve educational support and outreach to business and industry by aligning academic offerings with workforce needs.
    3.2.3 Expand arts and cultural opportunities for students and communities across all campuses.
  4. Build resources for an effective and sustainable college.
    Objective Number Description
    4.1.2 Accelerate resource development efforts to enhance student support and scholarships, academic quality, and facilities expansion and renovation.
    4.1.3 Provide for training, services, and development resources to support a highly qualified and committed faculty and staff.
    4.2.1 Plan and guide evolution of Lexington campuses with respect to growth on Newtown Campus and related transitions at Leestown and Cooper campuses.