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GOAL1:ENROLLMENT GROWTH

Austin Peay will maintain its culture of student success while normalizing enrollment and growing responsibly.    The University will increase the number of enrolled students from counties outside a 50-mile radius and out-of-state, graduate, international and transfer students. Specifically, the University will grow to a mix of students within these populations to create balance and a rich university culture that supports student success and engagement.

PRIORITY 1.1 • GROW STUDENT POPULATION

Objective 1.1.1 – Reach enrollment of 13,000 students by 2020

Objective 1.1.2 – Reach enrollment of 15,000 students by 2025

 

PRIORITY 1.2 • CREATE NEW CREDIT PROGRAMS

Objective 1.2.1 – Create new undergraduate programs that meet current market demands or projected market needs

Objective 1.2.2 – Create new graduate programs that meet current market demands or projected market needs

Objective 1.2.3 – Create infrastructure and support systems for new programs

Objective 1.2.4 – Increase accessibility of popular programs and courses as identified by provost

Objective 1.2.5 – Develop University and College recruitment plans

Objective 1.2.6 – Establish additional personnel to support enrollment increases

 

PRIORITY 1.3 • CREATE NEW NONCREDIT PROGRAMS

Objective 1.3.1 – Create new noncredit programs that meet current market demands or projected market needs (e.g. Center of Executive Education, Certificate of Sustainability Practices)

Objective 1.3.2 – Create infrastructure and support systems for new noncredit programs

Objective 1.3.3 – Develop noncredit program recruitment plans

Objective 1.3.4 – Establish additional personnel to support noncredit enrollment increases

 

PRIORITY 1.4 • SUPPORT TENNESSEE DRIVE TO 55

Objective 1.4.1 – Support THEC degree enrollment and programs

Objective 1.4.2 – Support the enrollment of identified THEC focus populations

Objective 1.4.3 – Continually assess and adjust enrollment strategies throughout the life cycle of the plan

 

PRIORITY 1.5 • IDENTIFY ENROLLMENT FOCUS GROUPS (EFG) FOR GROWTH PLANNING

Objective 1.5.1 – Identify the point person for each enrollment group.

The groups are as follows:

Objective 1.5.2 – Establish strategic planning charge and reporting structure for each EFG

Objective 1.5.3 – Establish support structure and resources for each EFG

Objective 1.5.4 – Continually assess and adjust strategies throughout life cycle of the plan