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College of the Marshall Islands
Strategic Plan

Goal Activities

Goal Activities Responsible Position Completion Rate
High Quality Student Success Programs
Survey students about Student Success Programs (identify current HIPS).
  • Dean of Student Services
0%
Professional Development for staff and faculty on Design Principles for Student Success Programs.
  • Dean of Student Services
0%
Compare current practices to design principles for quality improvement (evaluate current promising practices).
  • Dean of Student Services
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Define each practice in context of CMI.
  • Dean of Student Services
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Director of Admissions
0%
Designate courses and programs which include HIPS.
  • Dean of Student Services
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Investigate alternative High Impact Practices.
  • Dean of Student Services
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Design PLOs for Student Success Programs.
  • Dean of Student Services
0%
Advertise Student Success Programs.
  • Dean of Student Services
0%
Provide Time management and workforce and transfer workshops
  • Counseling
  • TRACC Advocate
0%
Conduct Work skills survey of Business Leaders
  • TRACC Advocate
  • Leadership Program Coordinator
0%
Conduct Career and Transfer Fair
  • TRACC Advocate
0%
Create scholarship Newsletter under TRACC
  • TRACC Advocate
0%
Feature cultures in various activities
  • Dorm Coordinator
  • Leadership Program Coordinator
0%
Explore student exchange program possibilities
  • Dean of Student Services
0%
Create additional Internship opportunities with local businesses/NTC
  • TRACC Advocate
0%
Build partnership with other schools
  • Director of Admissions
0%
Institutional Resources
Develop programs to increase faculty retention
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Dean of Faculty
0%
Develop and review professional, educational advancement programs for CMI workforce
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Dean of Faculty
0%
Develop a Workforce Plan to identify and address the gaps between the college’s current workforce and the human capital needed to achieve the mission of the College.
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Director of Human Resources
0%
Develop and implement a college wide performance management system that incorporates appropriate recognition and rewards for exceptional employee job performance
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Human Resources
0%
Make employment policies and procedures available in both English and Marshallese.
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Director of Human Resources
0%
Create a virtual space where an employee may log in to see employment information.
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Establish a translation unit within the college
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
0%
Assess the needs for additional facilities, equipment, land and other assets
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Develop pilot projects for new, energy efficient and low cost facilities
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Physical Plant
0%
Expand CM ’s water storage capacity to self-sustain supply of clean fresh water
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Physical Plant
0%
Develop a revised Facilities Master Plan for all CMI sites
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Physical Plant
0%
Conduct a space utilization study
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
0%
Ensure that CMI facilities are properly maintained in a responsive, cost-effective manner to facilitate the instructional objectives of the College
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Physical Plant
0%
Secure annual maintenance funding
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Continue to implement and revise the 20-year maintenance plan
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Review and assess the existing preventative and maintenance checklists and schedules
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Physical Plant
0%
Increase infrastructure for distance education program
  • Director of Information Technology
0%
Create web-based services that support student and faculty access to learning resources and support professional development of faculty.
  • Director of Information Technology
0%
Develop IT maintenance plan and ensure that necessary hardware replacement is provided in that plan
  • Director of Information Technology
0%
Ensure resources are leveraged to implement prioritized initiatives.
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • President
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Continue to work with the RMI Government to ensure funding.
  • President
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Continue to ensure financial stability and maintain a year-end budget surplus
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Work with CMI leadership and the budget committee to diversify resources
  • President
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Develop alternative sources of revenue, and maintain a plan to offset any future RMI budget cuts
  • President
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Improve the coordination, planning and management of grants
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Develop a plan to expand the Auxiliary Services through the Bookstore
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Develop a business plan to establish a cafeteria.
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Continue to strengthen compliance and monitoring with Financial Management, Laws, regulations, and Best Practices
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Establish guidelines and procedures to maintain unqualified audits
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Ensure Accounting and Policies and Procedures are well communicated and understood by the CMI Community and general public
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Develop a College wide Emergency Response Plan
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Physical Plant
  • Director of Safety and Security
0%
Develop and disseminate safety policies for CMI
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Safety and Security
0%
Ensure security guards are well trained and informed of their roles and responsibilities
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Safety and Security
0%
Stakeholder Relations
Attend relevant public hearings
  • President
0%
Meet with members of Cabinet to brief them on CMI activities (twice a year)
  • Chair of Board of Regents
0%
Meet with the Minister of Education to discuss RMI educational priorities and potential
  • President
0%
Collaborate with government agencies where appropriate
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • President
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Provide the relevant training to government agencies
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
0%
Explore and develop more opportunities for academic program enhancement.
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Explore the vocational and continuing education programs to align with current needs and emerging trends
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
0%
Implement an annual outreach program for schools and other education providers
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Form more mutually beneficial community partnerships with industry and commerce at RMI.
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
0%
Promote and support research initiatives on sustainable development and practices
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • President
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Create more collaborative partnerships with national, regional and global higher and vocational education institutions and organizations
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • President
0%
Include in the CMI website all related activities, evidence and reports and communications
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
  • Executive Director of Institiutional Integrity and Effectiveness
0%
Sustainability
Develop IT plan for infrastructure to support flexible learning.
  • Director of Information Technology
0%
Continue to develop tutors into instructors
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
0%
Strengthen seawall protection
  • Director of Physical Plant
0%
Explore external funding to add more programs/courses
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
0%
Identify and prioritize self-funding projects/programs.
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
0%
Develop long term Integrated Educational Masterplan
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
0%
Establish a position for Institutional Integrity and Effectiveness to ensure continued improvement at all levels of the institution through the development and implementation of an Integrated Institutional Effectiveness Plan
  • President
0%
Establish the position of communication, marketing and PR officer
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • President
0%
Ensure that all employees of CMI complete the Accreditation basics online course.
  • Executive Director of Institiutional Integrity and Effectiveness
0%
Develop online Marshallese studies curriculum
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Apply for more Renewable Energy grants.
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Director of Physical Plant
0%
Implement Green IT project
  • Director of Information Technology
0%
Ensure that all program reviews and program review reports are completed on time
  • Institutional Planning Committee Chair
  • Curriculum Assessment Committee Chair
0%
Implement outer islands solar training.
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
0%
Offer Distance Ed. Nutrition program
  • Dean of Land Grant
0%
Establish a College and Community Health Center
  • President
0%
Create Marshallese Institute
  • President
0%
Research/cultivate salt resistant food crops
  • Dean of Land Grant
0%
Establish a climate change and sustainable energy institute
  • President
0%
Provide IT training to the community
  • Director of Information Technology
0%
Increase CMI Employee consultation work.
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • President
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Consult with local stakeholders to identify how CMI can contribute to boost/revitalize economy
  • Vice President for Business and Administrative Affairs
  • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • President
  • Chief Financial Officer
0%
Explore development of a business incubation center/program.
  • Director of Arak Campus
0%
High Quality Academic Programming
Survey stakeholders for potential programming
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
0%
Develop and implement a STEM Program with an AS STEM degree
  • STEM Department Chair
0%
Develop and implement AA Business Degree and certificates
  • Business Department Chair
0%
Implement a BA/BS in Elementary Education.
  • Education Department Chair
0%
Develop AS in Public Health.
  • Nursing and Allied Health Department Chair
0%
Establish an ELI (English Language Institute) so that a fully formed Developmental Department can concentrate on science and math.
  • Developmental Education Department Chair
0%
Expand climate change course offerings
  • STEM Department Chair
  • Education Department Chair
0%
Increase rigor in key courses.
  • Nursing and Allied Health Department Chair
  • General Education Chair
0%
Develop Interdisciplinary Courses, especially in General Education.
  • Dean of Faculty
0%
Establish credit Learning Communities
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
0%
Include students and peer feedback in all faculty evaluations
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
  • STEM Department Chair
  • Business Department Chair
  • Education Department Chair
  • Nursing and Allied Health Department Chair
  • Marshallese Studies Chair
  • General Education Chair
  • Liberal Arts Chair
  • Developmental Education Department Chair
0%
Establish collaborative faculty training and support system.
  • STEM Department Chair
  • Business Department Chair
  • Education Department Chair
  • Nursing and Allied Health Department Chair
  • Marshallese Studies Chair
  • General Education Chair
  • Liberal Arts Chair
  • Developmental Education Department Chair
0%
Establish a Reading Across the Curriculum training program for faculty.
  • Liberal Arts Chair
0%
Establish a forum to discuss best teaching practices and/or evaluation tools
  • STEM Department Chair
  • Business Department Chair
  • Education Department Chair
  • Nursing and Allied Health Department Chair
  • Marshallese Studies Chair
  • General Education Chair
  • Liberal Arts Chair
  • Developmental Education Department Chair
0%
Support teaching and learning through the use of instructional technology
  • Director of Information Technology
0%
Develop Marshallese Language Arts Certificate
  • Dean of Faculty
  • Marshallese Studies Chair
0%
Develop Marshallese Social Studies Certificate
  • Marshallese Studies Chair
0%
Develop Proposal for Marshallese Studies Department
  • Marshallese Studies Chair
0%
Use evidence for continued quality improvement
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
0%
Complete Program Reviews as scheduled
  • Director of Institutional Research and Assesment
0%