Mission & Vision

SUNY Ulster Campus

 

SUNY ULSTER 

VISION STATEMENT

SUNY Ulster transforms lives by fostering intellectual growth, cultural enrichment, and economic prosperity.

MISSION STATEMENT

SUNY Ulster is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing high-quality and cost-effective learning experiences that prepare students for the challenges and opportunities in a diverse, ever-changing, and interconnected global community.

INSTITUTIONAL GOALS 

SUNY Ulster will: 

  1. Provide superb learning experiences to maximize student success through educational programs, campus facilities, and support services.
  2. Ensure a cycle of continuous institutional reflection, innovation, and renewal in order to respond and adapt to the changing needs of the College, students, employers and the external community.
  3. Engage and sustain active, intentional outreach to maximize equity and accessibility across the institution.
  4. Demonstrate uniform accountability by ensuring institutional controls to determine the allocation of resources.
  5. Commit to environmental sustainability through the conscientious use of resources.
 

STRATEGIC GOALS 2015  - 2019

ACADEMIC STANDARDS
Increase the level of student learning and teaching excellence.

ENROLLMENT & RETENTION
Expand enrollment in online and blended programs and courses, and COIL collaborations.

Improve retention and completion rates campus-wide.

DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION
Reduce the percentage of students enrolled in developmental coursework.

Increase the percentage of students who successfully complete gatekeeper courses.

 OPERATIONS
Strengthen our financial position by strategically increasing revenue and reducing costs.

Improve efficiency by creating rubrics for determining feasibility and sustainability of programs and initiatives.

 FACULTY, STAFF & INSTRUCTORS
Improve the ratio of full to part time faculty & attract a higher number of qualified part time faculty prospects.

Design and implement a Center for Teaching Excellence to brand our efforts, to increase awareness, and develop and facilitate a professional development program for faculty and staff.

LOCAL ECONOMY
Optimize business and industry relations to provide increased employee training, support business creation and expansion, and assist businesses to improve efficiency and quality assurance.

In conjunction with the SUNY “Big Idea” of SUNY and the Entrepreneurial Century, continue to spread an entrepreneurial mindset among students across campus regardless of major. 

Strategically increase certificate programs related to employment preparation and employ DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) to ensure effectiveness and sustainability.

 
 
Click here to view the entire 2015-2019 Strategic Plan.
 

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