President's Report Masthead
September 30, 2012

Goals and Objectives 2012-2013

1.  Successfully open the four new Dickinson Community residence halls including hiring / training residential staff (professional and student), managing assignments into new spaces, installing furnishings and equipment, and working with DASNY/Facilities to complete construction in a timely manner.  {Infrastructure}

2.  Establish a Career Development Advisory Committee involving senior university leadership to coordinate career development and placement initiatives, analyze data from senior and alumni surveys, and develop a standard mechanism to collect, analyze, and report destination data for graduates.  {Student Success; Rankings and Reputation}

3.  Identify and launch a long-term (three to five year) civic engagement project that will address a significant community need and involve coordination of for-credit and not-for-credit service learning initiatives across multiple disciplines and programs.  {Community Engagement}

4.  Conduct a comprehensive review of fraternity / sorority system and implement appropriate changes based upon recommendations of review.  {Student Success}

5.  Develop space and personnel plan (including hiring new Director) to accommodate existing and anticipated growth in graduate and undergraduate international student enrollment and pursue resources necessary to implement personnel plan.  {Global Engagement}

6.  Close a gift(s) totaling at least $100,000 to support the Career Development Center.  {Philanthropy}

7.  Develop furnishings, equipment, and media plan for University Union spaces undergoing renovation (Career Development, Marketplace, Tutorial Center, CCE) so as to support programming goals of all programs.  {Infrastructure}

8.  Implement new Student Conduct record keeping and reporting software.  {Infrastructure}

9.  Establish and meet revenue / membership targets for new FitSpace and recreation facilities and programs.  {Infrastructure}

10. Hire an Alcohol and Other Drug (“AOD”) Coordinator and activate Alcohol Programming and Steering Committees.  {Student Success}

11. Implement short and medium term recommendations of the Sexual Assault Task Force through newly hired Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator.  {Student Success}

12. In collaboration with External Affairs, create challenge grant to stimulate higher participation levels in Senior Class Gift.  {Philanthropy}

13. Reconstitute Transportation Committee with higher level personnel to address longer-term transportation challenges and place greater emphasis upon sustainability.  {Infrastructure}