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HPU's strategic planning priorities

1. Extend the University’s commitment to working within a culture of evidence, including the use of learning assessment techniques in all areas related to student learning. Example: Institutional data on key performance indicators (KPI’s) available on HPU Pipeline.

2. Create “gathering places” for students, faculty, and staff. Example: The new Sea Warriors Center.

 

3. Increase professional development opportunities for faculty and staff to maximize levels of effectiveness and to provide recognition.

 
To Be Proposed in ‘03-04: Increased mechanisms to support staff development.
 
4. Develop and disseminate multiple University definitions of “global citizenship” that provide students with a framework within which to create, practice, and refine their own definitions. Example: Preliminary survey work completed to draft multiple definitions. “Spanning the World: Symposium on Global Citizenship” for students, Nov. 8, 2003.
 

5. Increase the scope of decision making achieved through shared governance. Develop mechanisms for improving alignment of resources.

6. Maintain managed enrollment growth and diversity in the origin of students with respect to Hawai‘i, U.S. mainland, international students. Example: August ‘03 Retention Workshop.

7. Strengthen University commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Improve administration of funded grants and projects.

8. Maintain responsiveness to progress in technology that enhances and supports learning-related activities and institutional functions. Example: Frear Center; expansion of wireless areas; new ID cards; expanded library databases.

9. Foster opportunities for continued development and enhancement of the reputation of the University. Examples: Many! International Chorus and Chorale; Frear Center; Oceanic Institute; Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Summer Program.

10. Address facilities development through collaboration and planning with the Trustees’ Long-Range Planning Committee. Ideas under consideration include: academic buildings with classrooms, office space, labs, and conference rooms; technology development; expanded dormitories; increased parking; recreation facilities; and a center for arts and performances.

 
HPU strategic planning goals
 

Goal area 1: student learning: HPU, holding teaching and learning as its highest priorities, will help students to achieve their academic and personal goals through the design, development and implementation of programs, facilities, and services that support students in the learning process.

Goals

1. Assure quality, responsive, and challenging learning opportunities.

2. Improve quality of and access to teaching-learning resources.

3. Maintain commitment to quality teacher-student and staff-student interaction.

4. Expand opportunities for out-of-the-classroom learning experiences.

5. Extend the University’s commitment to working within a culture of evidence, including the use of learning assessment techniques in all areas related to student learning.

Goal area 2: university community: HPU will enhance the quality of the University community through the support of faculty, staff, and students in their respective roles and responsibilities.

Goals

1. Create “gathering places” for students, faculty, and staff.

2. Increase professional development opportunities for faculty and staff to maximize levels of effectiveness (knowledge, skills, attributes) and to provide recognition.

3. Provide vehicles to foster interaction and communication between units and individuals to promote teamwork.4. Develop and implement teams in the context of shared governance to identify potential leaders and plan for leadership development.

Goal area 3: global citizenship: HPU will develop a University definition for “global citizenship” to guide student outcome assessments and improvement of learning experiences to promote global citizenship.

Goals

1. Define conceptions of global citizenship held by students, faculty, and staff.

2. Develop and disseminate a University definition of “global citizenship” that provides students a framework within which to develop and practice their own definition.

3. Implement programs and activities to promote global citizenship.

4. Increase commitment of students and faculty to development of global citizenship as a learning outcome.

Goal area 4: institutional effectiveness HPU will demonstrate increased institutional effectiveness associated with the direct and indirect benefits of the 2010 planning process.

Goals

1. Increase the scope of decision making achieved through shared governance

2. Establish a process for faculty consultation on resource allocation and decision making.
3. Examine role of the Military Campus Program in overall mission of the University.

4. Maintain managed enrollment growth and diversity in the origin of students with respect to Hawai‘i, U.S. mainland, and international students.

5. Balance University’s strengths and support for scholarship, service, and teaching.

6. Explore HPU organizational design and criteria for reorganization of divisions.

7. Address HPU’s activity in distance-learning and Web-enhanced courses.

8. Implement an Office for Planning and Assessment that reports to the academic dean.

Goal area 5: academic infrastructure: HPU will provide a sufficient and high-quality infrastructure to support all academic programs and student learning within those programs.

Goals

1. Maintain responsiveness to progress in technology that enhances and supports learning-related activities and institutional functions.

2. Demonstrate responsiveness to staff development needs for using new technologies and facilities.

3. Increase the quality of and access to learning resources and facilities that directly and indirectly support learning. (Elements may include: integrated downtown presence, long-term plans for academic structures or centers that focus facilities & concentrate people and resources on specific areas, dormitory expansion.)

4. Achieve participation in and collaboration with the global network.

 

 

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