Vaccinations and Testing

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, anyone who comes to the College who is not fully vaccinated will be tested before they will be permitted on campus. Masks are required. Starting Oct. 15, all faculty, staff and students must be fully vaccinated. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information.

Office of Strategic Initiatives and Chief of Staff Goals 2017-2025

Goal 1:  Improve communication, inside the College and beyond, to enhance institutional effectiveness.

Supports: Internal/External Relations Pillar; Student Experience Pillar.

Objective 1: Increase awareness of data and other information

Objective 2: Increase understanding of data

Objective 3: Increase sharing of information (receiving and providing) to inform decisions

Objective 4: Expand connections, inside and outside of the institution.

Objective 5: Increase user satisfaction with events at the College with a goal of 100% satisfaction          

Objective 6:  Increase quality educational programming for cablecast on CCPTV.

Objective 7: Regularly assess and report on campus climate and diversity programming, educational efforts, training, and visibility.

Objective 8: Establish and monitor systems within the College for generating feedback from students, faculty, and staff pertaining to diversity.

Goal 2:  Support positive and creative “disruption” of the status quo to identify new ways to accomplish institutional priorities.

Supports: The student experience pillar; Internal/external relations pillar; World-class facilities pillar; fiscal stability/sustainability pillar.

Objective 1: Develop new mechanisms to enhance exploration, investigation, creative thinking and action.

Objective 2: Increase innovations that explore new ways to accomplish institutional priorities.

Objective 3: Create an online learning virtual campus.

Objective 4: Expand online learning to underrepresented areas.

Goal 3:  Ensure professional development and training to optimize institutional outcomes.

Supports: The student experience pillar; Internal/external relations pillar.

Objective 1: Increase satisfaction with professional development.

Objective 2: Increase attendance at professional development offerings.

Objective 3: Increase use of information from professional development.

Objective 4: Increase diversity of options for professional development.

Objective 5: Increase educational and professional development related to diversity and inclusion for faculty, staff and students (i.e. diversity dialogues, diversity certificate program, diversity week, etc.).

Goal 4: Create and support partnerships and alliances that provide mutual benefit.

Supports: Internal/external relations pillar.

Objective 1: Expand opportunities for relationships

Objective 2: Document/expand unique, successful relationships.

Objective 3: Develop and strengthen partnerships with diverse communities and groups locally, nationally, and internationally. In particular, continue to explore possibilities for international students.

Objective 4: Continue to develop K-12 partnerships.

Objective 5: Expand Institute of Community Engagement & Civic Leadership through service learning.

Goal 5: Anticipate technology opportunities and leverage technology to enhance institutional success.

Supports: The student experience pillar; Internal/external relations pillar; world-class facilities pillar.

Objective 1: Increase faculty use of Canvas to 100%.

Objective 2: Increase substantive use of Canvas for instruction and assessment.

Objective 3: Increase faculty/administrative exposure to “new” technology so that faculty and administrators are aware of options.

Objective 4: Establish consistent assessment of new technology initiatives to document efficacy and shape future expansion.

Objective 5: Further develop Open Educational Resources.