Strategic Plan for 2010-2014

Updates

Unit Mission Statement: Through the integration of research and education, the College of Health and Human Services prepares students to be leaders in their professions, organizations, and communities. 

Unit Vision Statement: The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) will be a destination of first choice for exceptional students and faculty whose education, research and service accomplishments influence health and human service policy and practice, thereby improving the quality of life and health for all people. Programs in CHHS exceed the standards in the respective professions for specialized programs of study and set the pace for high quality, distinctive, and innovative programs of research and education. 

CHHS Core Values: Accountability, Ethical Standards, Integrity, Innovation, and Respect for the Dignity and Well Being of Others 

Goal 1: High Priority

Create vigorous programs of research that articulate with the mission, vision, and core values of the college. 

Supported by Goal 1 of the University Plan

Performance Indicators:

Extramural funding increases to at least 25% of the college E&G budget by 2014

Percent of faculty members on research workloads who publish annually in high quality, respectable peer review journals at 100% by 2014

Annual increase in number of faculty members in the college who receive a prestigious national or international award for their research or recognition for their bodies of work through lifetime achievement awards or other notable awards

Goal 2: High Priority

Address global workforce demands in health and human services by: (a) increasing the number of graduates across academic programs and (b) adding high quality graduate and undergraduate programs in public health, rehabilitation science, nutrition, health informatics, senior housing, health services research and policy and specialized study in social work and nursing

Supported by Goal 1 (Spires of Excellence), Goal 5 (Global Public Health), and Goal 4 (Economic Development, Continuing and Professional Learning)

Performance Indicators:

Annual rate of increase in number of CHHS graduates increases from 10% in 2010 to 15%  by 2014

All new academic programs will receive appropriate certification, accreditation, or licensing approvals on the first application or reaffirmation for existing programs

Goal 3: High Priority

Increase the number of formal local, regional, national, or global community partnerships (e.g., MOUs, grants and contracts, advisory board appointments, clinical/field placements) for research and educational connectivity in order to strengthen and enhance the stature of CHHS educational and research programs

Supported by Goal 2 (Academic and Career Success) and Goal 6 (Alumni Participation)

Performance Indicators:

Every academic unit will have an advisory committee that meets regularly (at least twice a year) by 2011

The College Advisory Board will expand from 15 members in 2009 to 25 members by 2014

Each year, college investigators will submit proposals to at least two funding agencies, organizations, or foundations that have not been approached for CHHS funding in the past

The number of sites at which CHHS faculty engage in faculty practice will increase from two in 2009 to twelve by 2014

Goal 4: High Priority

Increase revenue through: (1) academic outreach activity and (2) faculty practice activities (grants and contracts for practice) that generate salary savings for participating faculty

Supported by Goal 4 (Leveraging Resources and Interests), and Goal 7 (Increasing Revenues)

Performance Indicators: 

Annual increases in academic outreach revenues of at least 10% per year from 2010 thru 2014

Annual increase in number of faculty engaged in faculty practice 

Average 25% salary savings by 2014 for each faculty member participating in practice activities via grants and contracts

Approved 9/2009
Reviewed, Edited and Updated 7/2012

 

Goal 1: Create vigorous programs of research that articulate with the mission, vision, and core values of the college
Description Supports University Goal # Quantitative Measure Freq. of Measure-ment  Success Standard '10   '11 '12  '13  '14 
Funding   1 Extramural funding award $ as percent of college E&G  Annual 25% of College E&G by 2014 9.6%
$1.3 mil
 19%
$2.9 mil

17.5%
$2.8 mil

22.5%
$9.5 mil
 
Faculty Publications  1 % of faculty on research workloads who publish each year in high quality, peer reviewed journals  Annual 100% by 2014 62%  94% 91% 79%  
Faculty Awards and Honors  1 Number of prestigious faculty awards and honors  Annual Increase over prior year  4  6 7 12  
Goal 2: Address global workforce demands in health and human services
Description Supports University Goal # Quantitative Measure Freq. of Measure-ment  Success Standard '10   '11 '12  '13  '14 
Graduates of HHS programs 1, 4, 5 Number of CHHS graduates Annual  Annual increase from 10% in 2010 to 15% by 2014

534

10%

 598

12%

717

20%

745

4%

 
 External Program Approvals 1, 4, 5 % of academic programs approved for new certification/ accreditation on first application or reaffirmation for existing programs Annual 100% approval on first application or reaffirmation process 100%  NA this year NA this year (2 pending) 100%  
Goal 3: Increase number of formal local, regional, national, or global community partnerships for research and educational connectivity
Description Supports University Goal # Quantitative Measure Freq. of Measure-ment   Success Standard '10   '11 '12  '13  '14 
Advisory committee for each academic unit in CHHS meets 2 X year 2, 6 Percent of units with committees meeting 2 X year Annual 100% of academic units have advisory committee meeting 2 X year 50%  50% 83% 50%  
Expand college advisory board to reflect programs in the college 2, 6 Number of board members Annual Reach 25 members by 2014 19  22 23 18  
Proposal submissions to agencies & organizations new to CHHS 2, 6 Number of new proposal contacts during the year Annual At least 10 new funding contacts per year by 2014 resulting in proposal submission  9  22 15 15  
Increased sites for faculty practice 2, 6 Number of faculty practice sites during the year Annual At least 12 active faculty practice sites by 2014  2  6 7 11  
Goal 4: Increase college revenue streams
Description Supports University Goal # Quantitative Measure Freq. of Measure-ment   Success Standard '10   '11 '12  '13  '14 
Increase academic outreach contract course revenues  4, 7 Percent increase of annual revenues Annual Increase 10% annually through 2014

10%

$993 k

-50%

$500k

-95%

$50k

103%

$51.5k

 
Increase number of faculty engaged in reimbursed faculty practice  4, 7 Number of faculty engaged in faculty practice Annual Increase by at least 2 new faculty practice contracts/year through 2014 3  6 8 6  
Increase salary savings for faculty engaged in faculty practice  4, 7 Average % effort on practice grants and contracts Annual Average 25% salary savings for faculty engaged in practice activities by 2014  22%  30.3% 30.25% 17.93%