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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Academic Plan

Academic Planning Process and Timeline

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/academicplan/timeline.html
Phase 1: Pre-Planning
January 2014
·         Academic Planning Overview – Process Review, Feedback, and Collaboration
§ Meet and Confers, Sub-Meets, Department Chairs’ and Directors’ Breakfast
·         Development of Academic Planning Resources, Data, and Information
·         Request Representation for each of the Extraordinary Education Task Forces:
§ Teaching Excellence & Innovation; Academic Advising; Academic Engagement Programs & Opportunities; and Research, Scholarly, & Creative Activity
 
Phase 2: Kick-Off & Visioning
February/March 2014
·         Academic Planning Overview – Process Sharing and Kick-Off
§ Meet and Confers, Sub-Meets, Department Chairs’ and Directors’ Breakfast
·         Academic Master Planning Campus Information Sessions
·         Development of Academic Planning Resources, Data, and Information (Continued)
§ Data/Info. for Academic Programs and Extraordinary Education Task Forces
·         Extraordinary Education Task Force Appointments Confirmed
§ Task Force Co-Chairs Coordinate and Launch Work
·         Campus Visioning: Academic Vision, Mission, and Values
·         Greater Mankato Community & Partner Visioning: Opportunity for Collaboration & Growth
 
Phase 3: Academic Degree Program and Extraordinary Education Task Forces
            March – December 2014
 
         Academic Degree Program Planning                          Extraordinary Education Task Forces

Academic Programs Select Planning Kick-Off (Wave 1 or 2) Based Upon Program Needs

March 2014 (Wave 1 Kick-Off)
·   Academic Degree Program Planning Kick-Off Workshop
·   Academic Programs Self-Pace Planning Efforts using Academic Degree Program Planning Guide
 
August 2014 (Wave 2 Kick-Off)
·   Academic Degree Program Planning Kick-Off Workshop
·   Academic Programs Self-Pace Planning Efforts using Academic Degree Program Planning Guide
 
October 2014
·   Fall Chairs’/Directors’ Workshop with UCAP, GCAP, and Extended Learning Sub-Meet
 
November 2014
·   Academic Colleges submit Reports to Provost
  
March 2014
·   Task Forces Begin Meeting
·   Campus Visioning Sessions:
§Teaching Excellence and Innovation
§Academic Advising
§Academic Engagement Programs and Opportunities
§Research, Scholarly, & Creative Activity
April 2014
·   Task Force Co-Chairs Present Summary of Activities and Progress made at Spring Chairs’/Directors’ Workshop
May 2014
·   Task Force Co-Chairs Present Summary of Activities and Progress made at Joint Budget, Planning, Extended Learning, and Assessment and Evaluation Sub-Meet Meeting
September 2014
·   Task Forces meet for Joint Session
October 2014
·   Task Force Co-Chairs Present Summary of Activities and Progress made at Fall Chairs’/Directors’ Workshop
November 2014
·   Task Force Co-Chairs Present Task Force Report at Joint Budget, Planning, Extended Learning, and Assessment and Evaluation Sub-Meet Meeting
·   Task Forces Conclude Core Work
·   Task Forces Submit Reports to Provost

Phase 3: (Continued)
November – December 2014
·         Request Representation for Drafting Team (facilitated by Institutional Research, Planning, & Assessment with representatives from Planning, Extended Learning, and Assessment & Evaluation Sub-meets, Faculty, Administrative & Service Faculty, Staff, Students, and Deans) for Academic Master Plan Document.
 
Phase 4: Academic Master Plan Drafting and Review
January 2015
·         1st Draft – Academic Master Plan
February 2015
·         Review and Open Comment
March 2015
·         2nd Draft – Academic Master Plan
April 2015
·         Final Review and Open Comment
May 2015
·         Produce Academic Master Plan
 
Phase 5: Academic Master Plan Document Completed & Celebration
August 2015
·         Academic Administration, Faculty, Administrative and Service Faculty, Staff, Students, and Community
 
Phase 6: Implement Academic Master Plan and Evaluate Achievement
                August 2015 – May 2018