Faculty

Strategic Planning

POLICY OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Tuesday, December 7, 1993 3 Wednesday, October 15, 2003 Administrative

Pearl River Community College will utilize an institutional Strategic Plan as a general process to develop and maintain college goals, purpose, and direction.

This ongoing plan which provides the structure to assess institutional effectiveness is reviewed at least annually and revised as needed. The process used in its development is institution-wide and based on research, planning, and evaluation. The results of this plan are demonstrated by continuous improvements being made college-wide and by accomplishing the mission of the College.

The Strategic Plan committee structure is as follows:

Section I
Administrative Council is chaired by the President. Its members are the Vice President for Workforce and Economic Development; Vice President for Planning and Institutional Research/Dean of the Dr. William Lewis Honors Institute (POP); Vice President for Forrest County Operations; Vice President for College Operations; Vice President for Poplarville Campus and Instruction; Executive Director of Development Foundation and Alumni Association; Director of Public Relations; Director of Career and Technical Education Programs (Poplarville); Director of Physical Plant; Assistant Vice President for Hancock Center; Associate Vice President for Student Success and Quality Enhancement Plan; Director of Marketing and Engagement; Assistant Vice President of Student Services; Dean of Students and Athletic Director; Chief Information Officer Enterprise Application Services; President of the Faculty Association (Poplarville Campus and Hancock Center); and President of the Faculty Association (Forrest County Center).

Section II
Planning and Effectiveness Committee is chaired by the Vice President for Planning and Institutional Research/Dean of the Dr William Lewis Honors Institute (POP). Its members are the Director of Institutional Research/Director of Professional and Community Development, Assistant Vice President for Hancock Center, faculty representatives, and others as appointed by the President.

Section III
Policy and Procedure Committee is chaired by the Vice President for Planning and Institutional Research/Dean of the Dr. William Lewis Honors Institute (POP). Its members are the Vice President for Forrest County Operations, Vice President for College Operations, Director of Career and Technical Education Programs (Poplarville), the Student Government Association President, faculty representatives, staff members, and others as appointed by the President.

Section IV
Fiscal Management Committee is chaired by the Vice President for College Operations. Its members are the President, Vice President for Workforce and Economic Development, Vice President for Forrest County Operations, Vice President for Planning and Institutional Research/Dean of the Dr. William Lewis Honors Institute (POP), and Vice President Poplarville Campus and Instruction.

Section V
Instructional Council is chaired by the Vice President for Poplarville Campus and Instruction. Its members are the Vice President for Forrest County Operations; Director of Career and Technical Education Programs (Poplarville); Director of College Libraries; Director of Nursing Education; faculty representatives; and others as appointed by the President.

Section VI
Professional Development Committee is chaired by the Director of Institutional Research/Director of Professional and Community Development. Its members are the Vice President for Planning and Institutional Research/Dean of the Dr. William Lewis Honors Institute (POP), Assistant Vice President for Hancock Center, faculty representatives, staff members, and others as appointed by the President.

Section VII
Student Services Committee is chaired by the Vice President of Student Services. Its members are the Assistant Vice President for Hancock Center, Director of Marketing and Engagement, Director of Financial Aid, faculty representative(s), and others as appointed by the President. Members also include the President, Vice President, and Secretary of the Student Government Association.

Section VIII
Workforce Education Committee is chaired by the Vice President for Workforce and Economic Development. Its members are the Director of the Lowery Woodall Center, Workforce Training Project Manager, Director of Nursing Education, Career and Technical Student Services Coordinator, Dislocated Worker/ITA Coordinator, Director of Career and Technical Education Programs (Poplarville), GIS Training Manager (Hancock County), Director of Adult Education Services, and the Secretary to the Vice President for Workforce and Economic Development.

REVIEW, REVISION, AND EVALUATION PROCESS
Annual steps in the review, revision, and evaluation process are as follows:

  1. In December/January, the Planning and Effectiveness Committee and the Administrative Council review the current year’s Strategic Plan (Mission Statement and Strategic Goals) and Internal Performance Indicators Interim Report.
  2. In December/January, committee chairs involved with strategic planning review and propose next year’s Strategic Plan and Internal Performance Indicators.
  3. In January, the Planning and Effectiveness Committee reviews and evaluates the proposed Strategic Plan and Internal Performance Indicators for the next year and prepares recommendations.
  4. In January, the Administrative Council reviews and evaluates recommendations from the Planning and Effectiveness Committee and submits recommendations to the Board of Trustees.
  5. In February, the revised Strategic Plan and Internal Performance Indicators document for next year is completed, and the Board of Trustees is requested to take formal action.
  6. In February, the budget requests based on the Strategic Plan and Internal Performance Indicators are submitted to the Vice President for College Operations.
  7. In June, the Vice President for College Operations and respective administrators review budget allocations as assigned to Strategic Goals and Internal Performance Indicators.
  8. At the end of the Fiscal Year, June 30, persons responsible for reporting accomplishments of the Strategic Plan and Internal Performance Indicators update the Interim Report with accomplishments from December to June.
  9. Early in the Fall Semester, the Planning and Effectiveness Committee, the Administrative Council, and the Board of Trustees review the Strategic Plan and Internal Performance Indicators assessment results from the previous.

Annual Planning and Evaluation Cycle (PDF)