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Strategic Plan for Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

Strategic Priorities, outcomes, and key objectives

Strategic Priority Area 1: Actively engage learners at all levels.

Outcome B: Grand Valley is diverse and inclusive.

Objective 1.B.1

Resources and learning opportunities are provided to support faculty in their efforts to increase retention and completion rates for diverse and first-generation student populations.

Baseline

Current participation of faculty in grant opportunities, workshops and faculty learning communities related to student success, retention, and the needs of diverse and first-generation student populations.

Outcome D: Grand Valley supports innovative teaching, learning, integrative scholarly and creative activity, and the use of new technologies.

Objective 1.D.1

Faculty expertise in innovative teaching and learning practices is widely disseminated both on and off campus.

Baseline

GVSU survey to be conducted to determine baseline.

Strategic Priority Area 2: Further develop exceptional personnel.

Outcome A: Grand Valley's learning environment is personal, challenging, and transformational, supporting excellent academic programs and co-curricular opportunities.

Objective 2.A.1

Pew FTLC programming supports evidence-based teaching and learning efforts related to high impact practices.

Baseline

2016 Baseline Faculty Survey. Additional baseline to be established in 2017.

Outcome B: Grand Valley is diverse and inclusive.

Objective 2.B.1

Pew FTLC programming supports evidence-based teaching and learning efforts related to diversity and inclusion.

Baseline

Current data on faculty participation in and satisfaction with resources and learning opportunities related to student success efforts as well as collaborative programs currently offered related to diversity and inclusion.

Objective 2.B.2

Pew FTLC programming supports faculty in all career stages -- early career, mid-career, and late career -- as well as at all ranks -- part-time, visiting, affiliate, and tenure track.

Baseline

Current data on faculty participation for each category of faculty.

Outcome D: Grand Valley supports innovative teaching, learning, integrative scholarly and creative activity, and the use of new technologies.

Objective 2.D.1

Pew FTLC programming supports evidence-based teaching and learning efforts related to the use of innovative pedagogies, including community-based and global learning.

Baseline

Current data on faculty participation in and satisfaction with resources and learning opportunities related to innovative pedagogies, community-based learning and global learning.

Outcome E: Grand Valley strategically allocates its fiscal, human, and other institutional resources.

Objective 2.E.1

Professional development opportunities are provided for all Pew FTLC staff and partner faculty (including Faculty Fellows and Faculty Associates).

Baseline

Current data on staff and faculty participation in professional development programs.

Strategic Priority Area 3: Ensure the alignment of institutional structures and functions.

Strategic Priority Area 4: Enhance the institution's image and reputation.

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