Student Committee Recommendations The Student Committee has framed

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Student Committee – Recommendations The Student Committee has framed their discussion and their corresponding

Student Committee – Recommendations The Student Committee has framed their discussion and their corresponding recommendations around four thematic areas of importance The Importance of Space • Develop a more vibrant Student Union. • Create more or centralized collaboration/meeting space(s)dedicated to graduate students • Improve housing standards for live in students to promote healthy living, enhanced lifestyle and affordability • Have more public/open spaces in housing for shared multipurpose student activities • Better enforce living standards at off-campus housing affiliates. • Keep library open 24 hours, only have provisional space @ 11 • Campus security needs to be improved • Negotiate more favorable and more flexible food purchase and pricing options with Sodexo • Build more on-campus housing space The Importance of Communication • Create more effective communication methods to notify students of events and activities either at or supported by the University • Enhance the University’s online/mobile App functionality to be a key communication tool. • Centralize online calendars. The Importance of Student Engagement • Organize a student engagement task force to improve student engagement amongst all students, while emphasizing lowest engaged diverse student populations • Better coordinate and organize multiple mentoring staff that indoctrinates new students. • Provide more and better opportunities for student involvement in research • Track all faculty and student engagement thereby encouraging faculty to engage with students more. The Importance of Student Success • Develop a centralized and/or more effective academic advisory counselling capability. • Centralize online degree transfer process • Improve disclosure and transparency regarding use and allocation of Student Fees • Professors need to meet deadlines for notifying students of required textbooks. • Publish complete professor evaluation’s online • Enhance retention programs aimed at risk students • Foster and advance international service UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Space Recommendation People Process Facilities, Technology, Data Quick Wins Students • Create more or centralized meeting 1) Businessspace(s)dedicated to graduate students Affairs 2) Student 3) Affairs • Set and enforce service levels and conditions at off-campus housing affiliates. Pertains to ensuring a customer/student friendly environment. Plus, increase the level of communication and service to students as well as ongoing maintenance Housing Students Affiliates. Property Managers 1) Find Central location (SAC, Davidson, Steckler) 2) Consult Students on Design (Colorful, Open, Airy) 1) Housing create awareness with stakeholders 2) Identify and set standards 3) & procedures, e. g. , grievances, response times, etc. 4) 3) Continued commitment by affiliates and enforcement by housing Couch, Tables, Chairs, Paint, Carpeting, Coffee Machine, Computer, Printer, TV, Meeting Rooms, Size: Large Classroom Could utilize student surveys, soliciting feedback relevant to standards set, (cleanliness, responsiveness, etc. ) as encouragement and incentive for high levels of performance Must Haves Students • Develop a more vibrant Student Union. Phase 1) Improve current space Student- Phase 2) Renovate bottom half on Affairs western side of building Business. Phase 3) Repurpose office space & Affairs storage space for student use making it more open • Improve on-campus housing conditions to promote healthy living, enhanced lifestyle and affordability Housing Committee Students 1) Assess current conditions for improvement 2) Develop plan & investment required 3) Ensure ongoing maintenance Improvements – Space Planning, Interior Decorating, Paint, Carpeting, Furniture, Carpentry, Artwork, etc. Renovation – Construction Capital improvements to existing facilities

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Space Recommendation People Process Facilities, Technology, Data Must Have • Campus security needs to be improved Security Students Local-Police 1) Coordinate with Local Police 2) Instruct Security to be more visible with active patrolling 3) Identify risk zones, e. g. , parking, etc 4) Promote escort services 5) Awareness campaign for student involvement More Cameras: Inside & Outside Bicycle s Should Have Library- • Keep library open 24 hours, provisional space left open after 11 pm is insufficient Staff Student. Affairs Students 1) Determine funding available to More tables, desks, chairs keep library open 24 hours or later than currently permitted (all the time or at peak times) 2) Consider alternate options of staying open later (but not 24 hrs) or expanding available space for late hours (a floor, 2 floors, etc. ) Students • Negotiate more favorable and more flexible Businessfood purchase and pricing options with Sodexo Affairs Contact. Liaison Sodexco 1) Perform economic analysis of: trading volume discounts vs greater flexibility, choice and nonexpiring food benefits 2) Negotiate with Sodexco

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Space Recommendation People Process Facilities, Technology, Data Should Have more public/open spaces in housing for shared multipurpose student activities Housing. Committee Students 1) Find available space in each housing facility 2) Repurpose the space for public space 3) Refurbish it President- Office Development Finance 1) Evaluate options and identify innovative financing options Big Impact Big Cost • Build more on-campus housing BIBC Couch, Tables, Chairs, Paint, Rugs, TV, etc.

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Communication Recommendation People Process Facilities, Technology, Data Quick Win • IT • Enhance the University’s online/mobile App functionality to • Student Affairs be a key communication tool • OCM • Students • Expand existing Uof L app • Better, more useful Uof. L • Enhance Maps; Events App Calendar elements of App Must Have • Create more effective communication methods to notify students of events and activities either at or supported by the University • Identify student interests • Email systems and desires • Social media • Streamline • Apps communications • Improve communication n layout and functionality • Consider different methods other than email • Identify # of students who have Uof. L email on phone • Assess emails that actually go o emails

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Student Engagement Recommendation People Process • Organize a student engagement task force to improve student engagement amongst all students, while emphasizing lowest engaged diverse student populations • Students from diverse groups • Create a process for NA assessing the reasons for low student engagement • Reach out to diverse students • Consider non-financial incentives to stimulate student engagement • Identify ways to illustrate value for participation and engagement • Consider developing some form of student engagement record • Better coordinate and organize multiple mentoring staff members that orients new students • Students • Faculty • Administrators • Reassess current programs and approaches to mentoring • Less focus on the benefits to the mentor and more focus on the mentee • Consider assignment of mentor once major is declared Facilities, Technology, Data Quick Wins NA

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Student Engagement Recommendation People Process Facilities, Technology, Data Faculty Student Affairs 1) Have central place to advertise research opportunities 2) Need mentoring capability for proper selection of research opportunities Need a central clearinghouse to identify all research opportunities. Quick Wins • Provide more and better opportunities for student involvement in research (Tougher in biological and natural sciences, because there is a lot more money involved. ) Must Have • Track faculty and student engagement thereby encouraging faculty to engage with students more Faculty FESI and NESI, Students Advising student organizations Faculty Senate 1) Evaluate professor evaluation process 2) Determine student engagement connections and experience 3) Revise faculty evaluations 4) Facilitate meetings with faculty Maintain data for keeping track of student faculty engagement

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Student Success Recommendation People Process • Develop a centralized and/or more effective academic advisory counselling capability Dr. Billingsly has been looking at centralizing the unit and add a career component. Mike Day will chair a committee will look at standards & metrics. Student s need to be involved--to figure out what's important Janet Spence, Gail Rhodes chaired Persistence to Graduation committee, (functioning for five years) 1) Assess the standards 2) Need to set universal (centralized) standards, processes for University, 3) Train all advisory personnel. 4) Check inter-university transfer process. 5) Define retention through graduation success factors for informed advising. Identify existing technologies that can support the initiative • Centralize degree transfer process and graduation requests that are performed online Technology Schools (each school has different process) A&S 1) Need status update 2) System to inform students of progress. 3) Need set standards across schools Standardize technology Facilities, Technology, Data Quick Win

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Student Success Recommendation People Process Facilities, Technology, Data Quick Win • Improve disclosure and transparency regarding use and allocation of Student Fees Dr. Jackson was going to send 1) Schools, Departments, etc. would have to give back info about where money goes. information about how funds Budget office has information are spent that is available. 2) Have Omnibus which shows SGA could identify what where all the money goes. needs more disclosure 3) Publish information from the Bursars Website CAR budget office that is available. 4) Promote were current information that is already available can be found • Professors need to meet deadlines for • Faculty notifying students of required textbooks • Bookstore to determine what books to buy and what to buy back 1) Evaluate current standards to insure enough lead time is available for Faculty to assess, bookstore to order and student to be prepared 2) Professors need to meet deadlines for notifying students of required textbooks 3) Penalize delinquent professors Make everything electronic like Medical School

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Student Success Recommendation People Process Facilities, Technology, Data Quick Win • Publish complete professor evaluation’s online Faculty senate approval. Provost 1) Get faculty approval 2) Institutional Review 3) Publish complete professor evaluation online. Must Haves • Enhance retention programs aimed at students Persistence in at risk of not re-enrolling for academic, financial graduation committee is or personal reasons working on this. Students are involved in some of the subcommittees 1) Evaluate student disciplinary procedures (some universities allow students to stay till their sophomores, others terminate right away) 2) Have standard student follow up and reach out program for fall-out students 3) Leverage existing Connect/Porter Scholarship, Cardinal Covenant, programs that support retention. 4) Reverse degree" award through JCTC 5) Persistence to Graduation group should increase student involvement Leverage existing technologies that publish evaluations Blackboard

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Quick Wins QW Must Haves MH Should Have SH Big Impact, Big Cost BIBC The Importance of Student Success Recommendation People Process Must Haves • Improve and add services for international students Students. International Student Head. Student Affairs. 1) Develop mentoring program 2) Understand international students unique needs and student experience (travel, communication, cultural, etc. ) 3) Develop system that can help them become engaged. 4) Improve Indoctrination, orientation, support. 5) Communicate, Advertise more often of events, activities, etc. to international students Facilities, Technology, Data