The charge of the Working Group (WING) on Demographic/Labor Market Projections is to provide assistance to the Strategic Planning Committee in the following ways:

  • Gather, review, and analyze data and other background materials on demographic/labor market projections that are influencing the future of the university, including, but not limited to, regional population projections; regional college readiness data; regional/state educational attainment rates; high school graduation rates; regional occupational projections and labor market data; and other demographic/labor market projections. (Note: A vast amount of work has taken place by the Strategic Enrollment Planning Steering Committee over the past several months. To avoid duplication of effort, the working group is encouraged to check first with that committee regarding information they may have already compiled regarding population projections, college readiness, and high school graduation rates.)
  • Based upon readings, analyses, discussions and input from subject matter experts and work group members, prepare a brief paper summarizing the demographic/labor market projections that should be considered as the university develops its long-term vision for 2040 and strategic priorities for 2023.
  • Provide the paper and recommended reading list to the Strategic Planning Committee by April 16, 2018.
  • Provide additional support as requested by the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Endorse, follow, and promote the guiding principles for the strategic planning process

Members

Facilitator

Jim McAtee
Director of the Career Center

Principal Writer

TBD

Recorder

TBD

Planning Committee Liasion

Phil Repp
Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning

Other Members

  • Phil DeCicca, Distinguished Professor of Health Economics (Miller College of Business)
  • Emily Wornell, Research Assistant Professor (Indiana Communities Institute)
  • Staci Davis, Executive Director of Online and Distance Education (Online and Strategic Learning)
  • Bill Knight, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness (Institutional Effectiveness)
  • Julie Hopwood, Associate Vice President for Business and Auxiliary Services (Business Affairs)
  • Chip Taylor, Political Science and Bowen Center (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Nancy Prater, Director of Marketing and Communications (Division of Online and Strategic Learning)
  • Erik Nesson, Assistant Professor of Economics (Miller College of Business)
  • Augusta Isley, Proposal Manager (Sponsored Projects Administration)

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The charge of the Working Group (WING) on Fiscal/Economic/Political Environment is to provide assistance to the Strategic Planning Committee through the following ways:

  • Gather, review, and analyze data and other background materials on factors from the fiscal/economic/political environment that are influencing the future of the university, including, but not limited to, regional, state, and federal laws, regulations, and mandates; state and federal legislative updates and proposals; local, state, and federal fiscal and economic issues; rules and regulations from the Indiana Commission on Higher Education; issues around the increasing public demand for transparency and accountability; issues concerning college affordability; and other public policy issues.
  • Based upon readings, analyses, discussions and input from subject matter experts and work group members, prepare a brief paper summarizing the most important aspects of the fiscal/political/economic environment that should be considered as the university develops its long-term vision for 2040 and strategic priorities for 2023.
  • Provide the paper and recommended reading list to the Strategic Planning Committee by April 16, 2018.
  • Provide additional support as requested by the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Endorse, follow, and promote the guiding principles for the strategic planning process.

Members

Facilitator

Scott Stachler
Associate Vice President of Business Affairs

Principal Writer

TBD

Recorder

TBD

Planning Committee Liaisons

Jean Crosby
Vice President for Strategy, Engagement, and Communications for the Ball State University Foundation

James Lowe
Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management

Other Members

  • Amanda Latz, Associate Professor of Educational Studies (Teachers College)
  • John McPherson, Executive Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships (Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships)
  • Mark Helmus, Senior Vice President for Development (Ball State University Foundation)
  • Darren Wheeler, Associate Professor of Political Science (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • John Horowitz, Chair of the Department of Economics (Miller College of Business)
  • Sam Snideman, Director of Governmental Relations (Governmental Relations)

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The charge of the Working Group (WING) on Technology Trends is to provide assistance to the Strategic Planning Committee through the following ways:

  • Gather, review, and analyze data and other background materials on technological trends that are influencing the future of the university, including, but not limited to, the impact of technology on teaching and learning; the impact of technology on the delivery of coursework; technology developments supporting management information and data analytics; and technological developments impacting administrative functions and the operations of the university.
  • Based upon readings, analyses, discussions and input from subject matter experts and work group members, prepare a brief paper summarizing the factors surrounding technological trends that should be considered as the University develops its long-term vision for 2040 and strategic priorities for 2023.
  • Provide the paper and recommended reading list to the Strategic Planning Committee by April 16, 2018.
  • Provide additional support as requested by the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Endorse, follow, and promote the guiding principles for the strategic planning process.

Members

Facilitator

Dennis Trinkle
Director of the Center for Information and Communication Sciences

Principal Writer

TBD

Recorder

TBD

Planning Committee Liaisons

Jennifer Palilonis
George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Multi-media Journalism

Phil Repp
Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning

Other Members

  • Fawn Gary, Interim Associate Vice President for Information Technology (Office of Information Technology)
  • Rich Edwards, Executive Director for Strategic Learning (Division of Online and Strategic Learning)
  • Kristin McCauliff, Associate Professor of Communication Studies (College of Communication Information and Media)
  • Brandon Smith, Director of Academic Project Support Office (Digital Corps)
  • Lola Mauer, Associate Vice President of Strategy and Advancement Services (Ball State University Foundation)
  • Larry Markle, Director of Disability Services (Student Affairs and Enrollment)
  • Mike Costello, Associate Director of Systems Technology (Student Affairs and Enrollment)
  • Laura Helms, Executive Director of Academic Services and Associate Dean of University College (University College)
  • Cheri Ellefson, Lecturer of Women’s and Gender Studies (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Perry Collins, Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager (University Libraries)
  • Brandon Coppernoll, Director of Digital Marketing (Marketing and Communications)
  • Jason Yang, Professor of Geography (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Adam Beach, Dean of the Graduate School (Academic Affairs)
  • Kyle Parker, Senior Software Engineer for Developing Technologies (Digital Corps)
  • Arne Flaten, Director of the School of Art (College of Fine Arts)
  • Janice Childress, Associate Director for Data Management, Analysis, and Reporting (Institutional Effectiveness)

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The charge of the Working Group (WING) on Community Assets and Needs is to provide assistance to the Strategic Planning Committee in the following ways:

  • Gather, review, and analyze data and other background materials on the east central Indiana community, including economic and social development, education, population health, environment/sustainability issues, cultural opportunities/needs, and overall standard of living and quality of place.
  • Based upon readings, analyses, discussions and input from subject matter experts and work group members, prepare a brief paper summarizing the primary community assets and needs that should be considered as the university develops its long-term vision for 2040 and strategic priorities for 2023.
  • Provide the paper and recommended reading list to the Strategic Planning Committee by April 16, 2018.
  • Provide additional support as requested by the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Endorse, follow, and promote the guiding principles for the strategic planning process.

Members

Facilitator

Melinda Messineo
Interim Assoc Provost for Diversity and Interim Director of Institutional Diversity

Principal Writer

TBD

Recorder

TBD

Planning Committee Liaison

Delaina Boyd
Interim Associate Vice President for Community Engagement

Other Members

  • John West, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning (College of Architecture and Planning)
  • Maria Williams Hawkins, Associate Professor of Telecommunications (College of Communication, Information, and Media)
  • Paris McCurdy, Director of Community Diversity Initiatives (Institutional Diversity)
  • Pam Harwood, Professor of Architecture (College of Architecture and Planning)
  • Emily Wornell, Research Assistant Professor (Indiana Communities Institute)
  • Michael Prater, Associate Professor of Art (College of Fine Arts)
  • Lauren Berger, Acting Director of Student Life (Student Affairs and Enrollment Services)
  • Eva Zygmunt, Professor of Elementary Education (Teachers College)
  • Jane Ellery, Assistant Professor of Wellness Management (College of Health)
  • Peggy Fisher, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (College of Communication, Information, and Media)
  • Kiesha Warren-Gordon, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Art Hill, Senior Digital Strategist (Marketing and Communications)
  • Melody Bernot, Professor of Biology (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Ryan Hourigan, Director of the School of Music (College of Fine Arts)
  • Tom Kinghorn, Vice President Emeritus of Business Affairs (Business Affairs)
  • Juli Metzger, Lecturer of Journalism (College of Communication, Information, and Media)
  • Erin Moore, Communications Specialist (Office of Community Engagement)
  • Jim Williams, Attorney for Defur Voran and Ball State University Foundation Board Member

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The charge of the Working Group (WING) on Higher Education Trends and Innovative Educational Practices is to provide assistance to the Strategic Planning Committee in the following ways:

  • Gather, review, and analyze data and other background materials on higher education trends and innovative educational practices that are influencing the future of the university, including, but not limited to, regional and state competition; non-profit and for-profit higher education providers; accelerated online programs, micro-credentialing, workforce development programs, competency-based education, and current and emerging innovative academic practices.
  • Based upon readings, analyses, discussions and input from subject matter experts and work group members, prepare a brief paper summarizing the primary trends and innovative practices that should be considered as the university develops its long-term vision for 2040 and strategic priorities for 2023. Provide the paper and recommended reading list to the Strategic Planning Committee by April 16, 2018.
  • Provide additional support as requested by the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Endorse, follow, and promote the guiding principles for the strategic planning process.

Members

Facilitator

Jen Bott
Dean of the Miller College of Business

Principal Writer

TBD

Recorder

TBD

Planning Committee Liaison

Jennifer Blackmer
Associate Provost for Entrepreneurial Learning and Professor of Theatre

Other Members

  • Thalia Mulvihill, Professor of Educational Studies (Teachers College)
  • Paul Gestwicki, Associate Professor of Computer Science (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Christie Zimmerman, Associate Professor of Dance (College of Fine Arts)
  • Justin Miller, Director of the Sponsored Projects Administration
  • David Frye, Director of Upper Division Academic Advising (University College)
  • John Emert, Dean of the Honors College
  • Trudi Weyermann, Assistant Provost for Learning Initiatives (Online and Strategic Learning)
  • Amanda Holmquist, Senior Marketing Strategist (Marketing and Communications)
  • Jennifer Wies, Chair of the Department of Anthropology (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Kathy Jacobi, Assistant Director for Faculty Engagement (Online and Strategic Learning)
  • Gary Pavlechko, Director of Interactive Learning Spaces (Office of Educational Excellence)
  • Mark Myring, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Strategic Initiatives (Miller College of Business)
  • Carolyn Shue, Professor of Communication Studies (College of Communication, Information, and Media)
  • Allison Rober, Assistant Professor of Biology(College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • John Fillwalk, Senior Director of Hybrid Design Technologies (College of Architecture and Planning)
  • K. Renee Twibell, Associate Professor of Nursing (College of Health)

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The charge of the Working Group (WING) on Institutional Trends and Vital Statistics is to provide assistance to the Strategic Planning Committee in the following ways:

  • Compile, analyze and synthesize institutional enrollment trends at the undergraduate and graduate levels; changes in student profile such as those who are race/ethnicity, academic preparedness, low income, international, residential, out-of-state, and older working adults; shift in majors and mix of program offerings; faculty and staff vital statistics; physical facilities; comparisons with other Indiana public universities; and other institutional statistics and trends. (Note: A vast amount of student data has been collected and analyzed over the past year by the Strategic Enrollment Planning Steering Committee. The working group is encouraged to utilize this readily available information in the preparation of its report).
  • Based upon readings, analyses, discussions and input from subject matter experts and work group members, prepare a brief paper (with supporting tables and graphs) summarizing the institutional trends, characteristics, and distinctive attributes of Ball State that should be considered as the University develops its long-term vision for 2040 and strategic priorities for 2023.
  • Prepare the paper and supporting materials to the Strategic Planning Committee by April 16, 2018.
  • Provide additional support as requested by the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Endorse, follow, and promote the guiding principles for the strategic planning process.

Members

Facilitator

Sam Snideman
Director of Government Relations

Principal Writer

TBD

Recorder

TBD

Planning Committee Liaisons

Linh Littleford
Associate Professor of Psychological Science

Ro-Ann Royer Engle
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services

Other Members

  • Brian Means, Director of Analytics and Decision Support Technology (Information Technology Services)
  • Chris Munchel, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services and Executive Director of Admissions (Student Affairs and Enrollment Services)
  • Curtis Westfall, Executive Director of Systems Technology (Enrollment Services)
  • Gloria Pavlik, Director of the Office of Retention and Graduation (Student Affairs and Enrollment Services)
  • Kate Stoss, Director of Human Resources (Business Affairs)
  • Alan Hargrave, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Housing and Residence Life (Student Affairs and Enrollment Services)
  • Heather Platt, Professor of Music (College of Fine Arts)
  • Jackie Davis, Associate Director of Pre-award Operations (Sponsored Projects Administration)
  • Mellisa Holtzman, Professor of Sociology (College of Sciences and Humanities)
  • Randy Sollars, Director of University Budgets (Finance Office)
  • Bill Knight, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness (Institutional Effectiveness)
  • Richard Petts, Associate Professor of Sociology, (CSH)

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