2019-2020 Goals

Board of Trustees 2019-2020 Goals
Board Goals

Board Tasks/Actions to which policy recommendations should be made as needed

1. Monitor student progress and satisfaction.

1.1 Review Kansas Board of Regents Performance Report for KCKCC institutional performance for Increases in the following:

  • first to second year retention rate of first time full-time college ready students;
  • number of certificates and degrees awarded;
  • percent of students employed or transferred;
  • success rate in non-developmental courses enrolled by students who were successful in developmental courses;
  • number of Hispanic students enrolled at KCKCC; and
  • fall to spring retention of non-college ready students.

1.2 Review results of student satisfaction surveys as they are conducted.

1.3 Receive reports on programs that serve historically underrepresented students.

2. Monitor employee, student and community data.

2.1 Review data to determine the degree to which employee, student and community diversity compare.

2.2 Receive hiring data on ethnic, gender and age diversity of applicant pools and final hires in management, faculty and staff positions.

3. Further develop positive relationship with president to ensure success for the Board, the president and the college.

3.1  Establish measurable goals for the president and conduct evaluation based on those goals in a timely fashion.

3.2  Continue to provide assistance in connecting the president with the community in Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties.

3.3  Provide clear direction to the president as a unit not as individuals.

3.4  Support and monitor planned college expansion initiatives.

4. Support strategies that ensure the long-term fiscal health and physical maintenance of the college.

4.1  Ensure allocation of financial and human resources best serve students.

4.2  Ensure a sustainable economic future for the college through policy adoption and monitoring and ongoing review of short and long-range budgets and expenditures.

4.3  Review capital outlay projects and expenditures and the deferred maintenance plan.

4.4  Monitor and provide input to the president on faculty negotiations.

4.5  Advocate on behalf of the College to acquire appropriate state and federal funding, grow philanthropic resources and provide high quality education and support services to the community while maintaining affordable student tuition.

5. Create and maintain a high-functioning Board unit by adhering to principles of effective Boardsmanship.

5.1  Conduct Board self-evaluation.

5.2  Participate in Board work session on ethics and conflicts of interest.

5.3  Annually, familiarize, update and review Trustee Handbook.

5.4  Initiate and commit to continued Trustee professional development.

5.5  Create and provide a uniform Trustee Candidate orientation process.

5.6  Create and provide a new Trustee orientation and mentorship program.

5.7  Adhere to Trustee Conduct provision in the Trustee Handbook.

6. Support KCKCC Strategic Plan Priorities, Goals and Initiatives.

6.1  Monitor strategic plan progress and meeting of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

7. Enhance image of the college in the community.

7.1 Enhance the College Mission and Vision through strategic advocacy with:

  • local, state and federal government entities;
  • individual community members and community/civic organizations; and
  • philanthropic entities.

7.2 Ensure development and distribution of annual report from the Board to the community.

7.3 Engage and support the work of the KCKCC Foundation.

7.4 Create and implement Community Engagement Plan.