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Vision, Mission, Core Themes, Objectives, Mission Fulfillment and Core Values

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Learning and Achievement is at the core of the College Mission focusing on aspects of student achievement and success.

Core Theme Objectives and Indicator:

LA1: Students demonstrate progress - demonstrated by Indicators LA.1.1 to LA.1.7

  • LA.1.1: Success Rate - Developmental Courses (SI 44) Retitled effective 2017-2018
  • LA.1.2: Progress - Credits Earned (SI 28)
  • LA.1.3: Success Rate - LDC Courses (SI 47) Retitled effective 2017-2018
  • LA.1.4: Success Rate - CTE Courses (SI 53) New effective 2017-2018
  • LA.1.5: Retention Rate (SI 48)
  • LA.1.6: Success Rate - Subsequent Courses (SI 54) New effective 2017-2018
  • LA.1.7: Retention Rate - Transitional Education (SI 55) New effective 2017-2018

 LA2: Students complete certificates, degrees, and transfer - demonstrated by Indicators LA.2.1 to LA.2.4

  • LA.2.1: Graduation Rate (SI 11)
  • LA.2.2: Transfer Rate (SI 46)
  • LA.2.3: GED Completer Transition Rate (SI 56) New effective 2017-2018
  • LA.2.4: Success Rate - Completion and Transfer (SI 52) New effective 2017-2018

 LA3: Students demonstrate that they have met learning outcomes - demonstrated by Indicators LA.3.1 to LA.3.5

  • LA.3.1: Employer Perceptions (SI 8)
  • LA.3.2: Student Technical Skills Outcomes (SI 13)
  • LA.3.3: Course Student Learning Outcomes Assessment (SI 60) New effective 2017-2018
  • LA.3.4: General Education Student Learning Outcomes Assessment (SI 51)
  • LA.3.5: Program/Discipline Student Learning Outcomes Assessment (SI 50)

Access is an essential element of the mission for Southwestern to provide learning opportunities that meet current and future educational needs of the student and communities it serves.

Core Theme Objectives and Indicator Reports:

A1: Students access varied learning opportunities - demonstrated by Indicators A.1.1 to A.1.4

  • A.1.1: Enrollment Report (SI 2)
  • A.1.2: Course Offerings (SI 3)
  • A.1.3: Foundation Support (SI 35)
  • A.1.4: Institutional Financial Assistance (SI 39)

A2: Students access services that support learning - demonstrated by Indicators A.2.1 and A.2.2

  • A.2.1: Student Opinion (SI 38) Retitled effective 2017-2018
  • A.2.2: Student Satisfaction (SI 57) New effective 2017-2018

A3: Students access relevant curricula that support lifelong learning and achievement - demonstrated by Indicators A.3.1 to A.3.3

  • A.3.1: Structured Work Experience (SI 14A)
  • A.3.2: Connections - High School Dual Enrolled (SI 29)
  • A.3.3: Graduate Survey (SI 37).

The College is recognized as an educational institution and as a social, economic, and community partner to support the building of strong partnerships and provide opportunities for the staff and community to participate in diverse activities and events.

Core Theme Objectives and Indicator Reports:

CE1: Southwestern serves our communities by providing quality training and business development to address the changing community workforce needs - demonstrated by Indicators CE.1.1 to CE.1.3

  • CE.1.1: Structured Work Experience (SI 14B)
  • CE.1.2: Training Participant Satisfaction (SI 32)
  • CE.1.3: Service to Business (SI 33)

CE2: Southwestern provides our community members access to a wide range of quality, lifelong learning activities - demonstrated by Indicators CE.2.1 and CE.2.2

  • CE.2.1: Staff Service to Community (SI 34)
  • CE.2.2: Lifelong Learning Participant Satisfaction (SI 49)

CE3: Our community members participate and contribute to the College - demonstrated by Indicators CE.3.1 to CE.3.3

  • CE.3.1: Foundation Annual Fundraising (SI 42)
  • CE.3.2: Foundation Endowments (SI 43)
  • CE.3.3: Alumni Participation (SI 45)

Sustainability is represented by the statement meeting the needs of today without sacrificing the needs of the future. Southwestern recognizes that a strong infrastructure of all resources supports all the other Core Themes to achieve solid instructional and student services programs. Southwestern is dedicated to sustaining all of our resources: human, fiscal, technological, and physical.

Core Theme Objectives and Indicator Reports:

S1: Southwestern provides responsible fiscal management - demonstrated by Indicators S.1.1 to S.1.4

  • S.1.1: Fiscal Cash Flow Responsibilities - End of Year (SI 15)
  • S.1.2: Fiscal Responsibilities All Funds - End of Year (SI 16A)
  • S.1.3: Fiscal Responsibilities All Funds - Current Ratio (SI 16B)
  • S.1.4: Fiscal Enterprise Funds Responsibilities - End of Year (SI 17)

S2: Southwestern builds and maintains a sustainable infrastructure of human, technology, and facility resources - demonstrated by Indicators S.2.1 to S.2.4

  • S.2.1: Employee Satisfaction and Opinion (SI 9)
  • S.2.2: Infrastructure Equipment and Software Maintenance (SI 19)
  • S.2.3: Infrastructure Maintenance (SI 20)
  • S.2.4: Institutional Capacity (SI 58) New effective 2017-2018

S3: Southwestern delivers viable quality instruction - demonstrated by Indicators S.3.1 and S.3.2

  • S.3.1: Program Relevance (SI 7) Reinstated effective 2017-2018
  • S.3.2: Instructional Effectiveness and Quality (SI 59) New effective 2017-2018
Success Indicator Current List

The current list of indicators or the draft indicator for the academic year. 

UPDATED:  Final reviews completed during fall and early winter terms to address report timing and board presentations as well as measurement refinements.  3/12/2018 to reflect board presentation date changes. Updated to reflect survey comparison for SI 57.

Document presented for final updates and review/presentation to Board of Education, Manager's and College Council members as of 9/11/2017.

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2016-2017 Reports

Success indicators are measured at the end of the academic year and incorporated into the planning and budgeting process with most reports available to the public after the planning and budgeting process is complete in late May.

Reports are now completed within the electronic online software.  

Staff Login

Public login information available in spring 2018 after reports are completed.

2015-2016 Reports

Success indicators are measured at the end of the academic year and incorporated into the planning and budgeting process with most reports available to the public after the planning and budgeting process is complete in late May.

Reports are now completed within the electronic online software.  

Staff Login

Public login information available in spring 2018 after migration of the reports from the previous software.

2014-2015 Reports

Generally a majority of the reports for the year are posted by October with all reports posted after the close of the financial audit that occurs in November.  This document was updated on 4/15/2015 to accurately reflect the planned implementation of measurements and thresholds.

 

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Updated 11/3/2015 to accurately reflect 3 year average achievement

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2013-2014 Reports

Generally a majority of the reports for the year are posted by October with all reports posted after the close of the financial audit that occurs in November.  This document was updated on 4/15/2015 to accurately reflect the measurements and thresholds implemented in 2013-14.

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4/13/2015 - Updated to reflect accurate changes to the measurement for 2014-15.

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This indicator is measured once each three-years as the survey administration is on a triennial cycle as part of consortium with other Community Colleges in Oregon (2008; 2011; 2014, and so forth). Updated 3/23/2015

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This indicator is measured once each three-years as the survey administration is on a triennial cycle as part of consortium with other Community Colleges in Oregon (2009; 2012; 2015, and so forth).

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Current document last updated 8/5/2015 to reflect correct data figures.

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2012-2013 Reports

This indicator is measured once each three-years as the survey administration is on a triennial cycle as part of consortium with other Community Colleges in Oregon (2009; 2012; 2015, and so forth).

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Current document last updated 8/5/2015 to reflect correct data figures.

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2011-2012 Reports

A limited amount of indicators were reported on for 2011-12 as the process to identify meaningful and measurable indicators was in transition based on accreditation recommendations.  The documents below represent a complete set of reports although a total of 13 indicators were measured.

 

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This indicator is measured once each three-years as the survey administration is on a triennial cycle as part of consortium with other Community Colleges in Oregon (2008; 2011; 2014, and so forth).

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2011-2012 was the last year this indicator was included as an institutional indicator for Mission Fulfillment

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This indicator was last reported as part of Mission Fulfillment in 2011-2012

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2010-2011 Reports

A limited amount of indicators were reported on for 2010-11 as the process to identify meaningful and measurable indicators was in transition based on accreditation recommendations. The documents below represents a complete set of reports with a total of 11 indicators measured.

 

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This indicator is measured once each three-years as the survey administration is on a trienniel cycle as part of consortium with other Community Colleges in Oregon (2009; 2012; 2015, and so forth).

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This indicator was last reported as part of Mission Fulfillment in 2010-2011

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Website Objective Report Current Documents

Documents in this section are posted as a link from the Core Theme page sections as a placeholder for all current reports defined as the most recent report available associated with the Core Theme Objectives.  Yearly reports are posted within the associated year.

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The full narrative report for each year is scheduled for completion by spring with the preliminary overview report generally available by December of each year.

Starting in 2015-2016, the mission fulfillment report was transitioned to an electronic reporting format with the enhanced and fully implemented software access available by fall 2018; staff and faculty are currently participating in the pilot process.

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This report is a preliminary overview of mission fulfillment with a detailed electronic report available in spring 2018. 

All subsections of the core theme electronic report pages are scheduled for completion in spring 2018.  All planning and budgeting sections are scheduled for completion in early 2018.

A new electronic report format is available for the report overview -

Status updates for 2016-2017 are reported as attachments as the software full implementation occurs with fall 2018.

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This report is an overview of mission fulfillment with the Institutional Strategic Plan included.  Detailed online indicator reports available in early winter 2017 within the new reporting system (update: reports are in transition to the new version of the reporting system and available by contacting ir@socc.edu)

A new electronic report format is available for the report overview with planned projects, status updates to close the loop

Status updates for 2015-2016 are reported as attachments as the software full implementation occurs with fall 2018.

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Report finalized on 2/18/2016 with updates to the changes identified to the objectives, indicators and measurements/thresholds effective for 2015-2016.  This report is now pending final identification of changes to success indicators.  All other data has been updated to reflect final audited figures (Updated:  2/1/2016)  As of 11/1/2015, the report was preliminary pending review of the indicators and the final audited financial figures.

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Updated 4/4/2016 for new hyperlink location; Updated 3/16/2015 and 3/20/2015 - narrative sections for core themes; Updated:  4/13/2015 – Table cell alignment/title/SI 34 report link; SI 13 LA.3.2, SI 5 A.2.1, and SI 14A A.3.1 – measurement description was updated to accurately reflect 13-14 measurement; SI 17 – S.1.3 – threshold and achievement status flag and associated overall indicator threshold flag count/percent.

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Updated 4/4/2016 for new hyperlink location.

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