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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Office of Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment

Goal 2 - Graduate Education

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Initiative Status Comments
  Completed In-Progress Not Completed Altered  
Goal 2
Graduate Education
Objectives*
1. Enhance graduate education across the University. Completed       Added to the Minnesota State Mankato Graduate Program in 2003 were the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)–Counselor Education and Supervision, Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)–School Psychology.
2. Provide resources to enhance graduate student experience. Completed       Funding of grant for student thesis research; increased support for student travel; revised G.A. compensation policies to allow higher stipends for externally funded G.A.s; received approval to hire a graduate recruitment coordinator; added a Customer Service Specialist to respond to graduate students' unique concerns.
3. Increase support for faculty research and creative achievement. Completed       Fourteen faculty members joined the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Community of Practice (CoP) and the Realizing Student Potential MnSCU Conference. Also, thirty-seven faculty members have received mini-grants ranging from $1000 to $4000 since 2004. Mentor Program for New Faculty has been organized by Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).
4. Identify applied doctoral-level programs in appropriate disciplines and the resources needed to implement such programs. Completed       Added to the Minnesota State Mankato Graduate Program in 2003 were the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)–Counselor Education and Supervision, Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)–School Psychology.
*Source: Strategic Plan, September 2005 (Objectives, pg. 4)