Strategic Plan 2015 - 2017 College of Humanities

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<ul><li><p>Strategic Plan2015 - 2017College of Humanities</p></li><li><p>Departments:Asian American StudiesCentral American StudiesChicana/o StudiesEnglishGender and Womens StudiesLinguistics/TESLModern and Classical Languages and LiteraturesPhilosophyReligious Studies</p><p>Programs:American Indian StudiesHumanitiesJewish StudiesLiberal StudiesMiddle Eastern and Islamic StudiesQueer StudiesSustainability Studies</p><p>College of Humanities</p></li><li><p>Explore and value the diversities of cultures, thought, perspectives, literatures, and languages of humanity; Critically reflect on and analyze multiple dimensions of human identity and experience; Contribute to scholarship and creative production and innovation; and Act as responsible global citizens committed to principles of freedom, equality, justice, and participatory democracy. College Mission Statement</p></li><li><p>Planning Principles</p><p>Students first</p><p>Focus on community needs</p><p>Transparency</p><p>Consultation and collaboration</p><p>Cross-disciplinary cooperation</p><p>Fiscal responsibility</p></li><li><p>Planning PrioritiesExcellence in:TeachingLearningResearchStudent engagementCommunity engagement</p></li><li><p>College of HumanitiesGoal OneCreate and deliver curriculum that is responsive to regional communities</p></li><li><p>GOAL 1: CREATE AND DELIVER CURRICULUM THAT IS RESPONSIVE TO REGIONAL COMMUNITIESACTIVITIES UNDER WAYChina Studies pathway in Liberal StudiesMinor in Middle Eastern &amp; Islamic Studies (M.E.I.S.)Degree pathway in Spanish Interpretation and TranslationConversion of M.A. Humanities to fully online formatLaunch online degree completion program: Essential Knowledges for Career SuccessExpansion of Digital Humanities course offeringsExpansion of online and hybrid courses for nontraditional students</p></li><li><p>GOAL 1: CREATE AND DELIVER CURRICULUM THAT IS RESPONSIVE TO REGIONAL COMMUNITIESPLANNED ACTIVITIESDevelopment of Wellness track in Liberal StudiesDevelopment of Graduate Certificate: Working With Diverse CommunitiesCreation of Interdisciplinary Studies B.A. in Liberal StudiesCreation of Center for Interdisciplinary StudiesCentral American Studies Program expansion to Department status</p></li><li><p>Engage community</p><p>College of HumanitiesGoal Two</p></li><li><p>GOAL 2: ENGAGE COMMUNITYACTIVITIES UNDER WAYPoet in Residence: Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis Rodriguez Spring 2016Scholar in Residence: Mehrangiz Kar 2015/16Mapping the Jewish Valley projectInstitute for Sustainability activitiesService Learning across the CollegeWomens Research &amp; Resource Center activitiesHumanities newsletterChina Institute activitiesComics@CSUN exhibit and campus events</p></li><li><p>Expanded alumni outreachExpansion of American Indian Studies partnerships with local community groupsExpansion of Asian American Studies partnerships with local community groupsExpansion of Central American Studies partnerships with local community groupsExpansion of Chicana/o Studies partnerships with local community groupsGOAL 2: ENGAGE COMMUNITYPLANNED ACTIVITIES</p></li><li><p>Support Meaningful Student Learning and Engagement</p><p>College of HumanitiesGoal Three</p></li><li><p>GOAL 3: SUPPORT MEANINGFUL STUDENT LEARNING AND ENGAGEMENTACTIVITIES UNDER WAY</p><p>Ongoing college-level assessment of learning outcomesOpening of new Undergraduate Research Lab F2015Internships in writing professions for Creative Writing majorsCoH Academic Programming FundCoH Peer Mentor Program SSC/EOP programmingCommunity college outreach to encourage CSUN and Humanities transfersOngoing assessment of EOP advisement outcomesAdvisorTrac online scheduling system</p></li><li><p>SSC/EOP programmingStudent workshops on major and career explorationStudent feedback on support services via SurveyTracGOAL 3: SUPPORT MEANINGFUL STUDENT LEARNING AND ENGAGEMENTPLANNED ACTIVITIES</p></li><li><p>Increase Sponsored Funding for Faculty Research and Student Programs </p><p>College of HumanitiesGoal Four</p></li><li><p>GOAL 4: SPONSORED FUNDING FOR FACULTY RESEARCH AND STUDENT PROGRAMSACTIVITIESDepartment of Education grant to create China Studies minorRenewed funding for Startalk Russian Language &amp; Culture studyRenewed funding for Literacy Scholars for the Future of L.A.Teagle Foundation grant to study Liberal Arts/STEM integrationCoH Faculty Fellows ProgramUniversity Research Fellows ProgramProbationary Faculty Summer Research StipendsGrant Matching FundsSupport for student engagement in faculty-led research projects</p></li><li><p>Facilitate Student Success</p><p>College of HumanitiesGoal Five</p></li><li><p>GOAL 5: FACILITATE STUDENT SUCCESSACTIVITIESImprove graduation ratesIncrease average student unit load for all majors in CoHEncourage summer enrollment for all majors in CoHSponsor student workshops on degree planningAssist students in developing MAPs (My Academic Planner)Increase online and weekend course offerings </p></li><li><p>Improve retentionStudent workshops on time management and study skillsMandatory advising and Early Warning System AdvisorTrac and SurveyTracCohorted programsLiberal Studies Freshman ConnectionLiberal Studies ITEPEnglish FYI (Four Year Integrated)GOAL 5: FACILITATE STUDENT SUCCESSACTIVITIES</p></li><li><p>Expansion of Peer Mentor ProgramContinue proactive advisement and student support services through SSC/EOP and LRS officesContinue advisement outcomes assessmentGOAL 5: FACILITATE STUDENT SUCCESSACTIVITIES</p><p>California State University, Northridge wordmark at top of page.</p></li></ul>


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