2017-2020 Strategic Plan

2017-2020 Strategic Plan

CHP objective 1: Develop and implement strategies for regular dissemination of program outcomes and faculty and student accomplishments. (Aligned with university goal: Academic Excellence)

Strategies:

  • Implement assessment plan for college-wide and program student learning outcomes on a three year basis and post results on college web sites
  • Use results of assessments to improve program curricula and student outcomes.
  • Support faculty development related to assessment teaching, and curriculum
  • Support faculty scholarship on assessment

CHP objective 2: Foster and promote research for students and faculty (Aligned with university goal: Academic Excellence and Strengthen Long-term financial Stability)

Strategies:

  • Develop CE programs and other activities to generate funds for research support
  • Develop a CHP research committee to plan IP activities and to support faculty and student research
  • Collaborate with University Office of Sponsored Programs to increase resources for research support
  • Fund research GAs
  • Update faculty research database and make it searchable and more accessible
  • Disseminate IP results of educational activities through scholarship and faculty development activities

CHP objective 3: Capitalize on faculty expertise and interests, and new facilities and technologies to develop a Center of Excellence integrating research, practice, and service. (Aligned with university goal: Academic Excellence)

Strategies:

  • Establish the Center of Excellence in Neurological Health for Neurological Health
  • Establish a steering committee to develop a mission and strategic plan

CHP objective 4: Develop new academic and certificate programs and targeting new populations (Aligned with university goal: Academic Excellence)

Strategies:

  • Implement the Master of Public Health program
  • Implement the Quality Improvement certificate program
  • Assess the feasibility of additional degree and dual-degree programs for example, Certificate of PA Education, PA/MPH, MPH/JD in Health Policy and Law, DPT/MBA
  • Develop and implement certificate programs; Wilderness EMT, Basic Life Support
  • Attract and support non-traditional students and career changers

CHP objective 5: Develop opportunities for students to build competencies for Interprofessional (IP) teamed-based practice (Aligned with university goal: Academic Excellence)

Strategies:

  • Develop IP capstone courses
  • Add one IP PBL tutorial case in adult rehabilitation
  • Continue IP student seminar series engaging all programs
  • Develop and implement interprofessional clinical education experiences
  • IP Committee will discuss feasibility of implementing one or two common IP courses, e.g.
    • Research methods
    • Statistics
    • Journal club
    • Grand rounds
    • CHP Common Core in graduate programs

CHP objective 6: Expand college-wide experiential learning (Aligned with university goals:  Academic Excellence and Develop a Student Development Plan of Learning and Living outside the Classroom)

Strategies:

  • Articulate SHU WELL LLC with Director of student experience activities
  • Develop more domestic SL opportunities
  • Integrate freshmen into domestic SL experiences
  • Design a mandatory entry course for UGs