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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Divisional Plan

Delivering academic, advising, international and support services to promote student success

In the coming years, the division will focus on:

  • Providing an exemplary academic experience for all students including those who are first generation and low income.
  • Improving retention and persistence rates.
  • Improving graduation rates.
  • Providing innovative academic programs that will serve the state of Washington and the Eastern Washington region.
  • Providing students with innovative learning environments including online instruction.
  • Enhancing the effectiveness of the University Learning Commons.
  • Providing students with space and opportunities to collaborate with faculty and apply learning in the field through activities like the student research symposiums, NCUR, and thorugh service learning needs.
  • Examining and redesigning curriculum, when needed, to meet student needs.

Key actions to support this vision include:

  • Improving academic advising through consolidation and training.
  • Expanding international recruitment, housing and study abroad programs.
  • Continuing the development of Learning Commons.
  • Expanding the Summer Bridge Program.
  • Improving the success rate in developmental math.
  • Expanding eLearning, continuing education and dual-enrollment programs.
  • Launching the Sustainability Center and the Institute for Community Engagement.
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