Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Strategic Planning Dashboard

MetricStrategic ObjectiveSVCC PerformanceBelow TargetTarget (goal)Above TargetMeasuredLast Measured
1. Transfer GPA
The cumulative GPA of former SVCC students at 4-year institutions to other former community college students at those same 4-year institutions are compared.
1.1
Improve existing instructional courses and programs using available data and resources.
TBDWorse than community college comparison group.Better than community college comparison group.n/aAnnually (Fall)Fall 2013
2. Instructional Effectiveness
The gap between student importance and satisfaction in the instructional effectiveness category of the Student Satisfaction Inventory is compared between SVCC and other community colleges.
1.1
Improve existing instructional courses and programs using available data and resources.
-0.16Greater than zeroLess than zeron/aBiennially (Spring) Spring 2013
3. ETS Proficiency Profile
ETS Proficiency Profile composite score is compared to the average ETS Proficiency Profile composite score of other community colleges.
1.1
Improve existing instructional courses and programs using available data and resources.
TBDWorse than community college comparison group.Better than community college comparison group.n/aBiennially (Spring)Spring 2014
4. Student Services Effectiveness
SSI student support services gap between importance and satisfaction is compared to the average gap of other community colleges.
1.4
Improve existing services to students.
-0.25Greater than zeroLess than zeron/aBiennially (Spring)Spring 2013
5. Persistence Rates in College‐Level Classes
The percentage of credit hours in college-level classes at SVCC that are completed with A-D or P grades are measured.
2.1
Improve student persistence.
83.6%Less than 83.5%83.5-85.5%Greater than 85.5%Annually (Summer)Summer 2013
6. Persistence Rates for Developmental Courses
The percentage of credit hours in developmental classes at SVCC that are completed with A-C grades are measured.
2.1
Improve student persistence.
49.5%Less than 55%55-60%Greater than 60%Annually (Summer)Summer 2013
7. Fall to Spring Retention
The percentage of SVCC students who enroll in the Fall semester and reenroll in the following Spring semester are measured.
2.2
Improve semester to semester retention rates.
74.2%Less than 74%74-76%Greater than 76%Annually (Summer)Summer 2013
8. Fall to Fall Retention
The percentage of SVCC students who enroll in the Fall semester and reenroll in the following Fall semester are measured.
2.2
Improve semester to semester retention rates.
59.3%Less than 49%49-51%Greater than 51%Annually (Fall)Fall 2013
9. Number of BCE students
The total number of SVCC Business and Community Education students (credit + noncredit) in one fiscal year are measured.
2.3
Increase the number of students who come to the College for continuing education.
TBDLess than 985985-1009More than 1009Annually (Summer)Summer 2014
10. The SVCC Operating Fund Balance
The SVCC operating fund balance (as a % of budget) is calculated.
3
The College will maintain an appropriate operating fund surplus.
+40.7%Less than 30%30-40%Greater than 40%Annually (Fall)Fall 2013
11. SVCC Reputation
The average reputation scores on the Student Satisfaction Inventory are compared between SVCC and other community colleges.
5.3
Enhance the reputation of the College as a quality institution of higher education.
+0.13Less than zeroGreater than zeron/aBiennially (Spring) Spring 2013
12. Number of Students
The total number of students who have enrolled in credit bearing classes at SVCC in one fiscal year is measured.
5.6
Increase enrollment.
TBDLess than 68816881-6949More than 6949Annually (Summer)Summer 2014
13. Credit Hours
The total number of credit hours generated at SVCC in one fiscal year is measured.
5.6
Increase enrollment.
TBDLess than 5187951879-52136More than 52136Annually (Spring)Summer 2014
14. Total Number of Completions
The total number of degrees and certificates completed at SVCC in one fiscal year is measured.
6.1
Increase completion rates.
TBDless than or equal to 604more than 604n/aAnnually (Summer) Summer 2014
15. Total number of completions for “at risk” students
The number of degrees and certificates completed at SVCC by “at risk” students in one fiscal year is measured.
6.1
Increase completion rates.
TBDless than or equal to 247more than 247n/aAnnually (Summer) Summer 2014
16. Transfer Students
The number of students transferring from SVCC to 4-year institutions in one fiscal year is measured.
6.2
Increase transfer rates.
143less than or equal to 79more than 79n/aAnnually (Fall)Fall 2013
17. Developmental Students
Increase the percentage of non-college ready students to college level classes.
6.3
Increase the percentage of non-college ready students to college level classes.
TBDAnnually (Summer)
18. Adult Education Advancement
The number of SVCC GED students advancing one or more grade levels within one fiscal year is measured.
6.3
Increase the percentage of non-college ready students to college level classes.
27.5%Less than 52%48-52%Greater than 52%Annually (Summer)Summer 2013
6.x
The College will seek to maximize performance based funding.
TBDAnnually (Summer)Fall 2013

SVCC’s Organizational Planning and Improvement Committee (OPIC) oversees the strategic plan, sets the College’s goals, and monitors this dashboard. This strategic dashboard is designed to visually depict the progress that SVCC is making toward its strategic goals. The metrics on the left side of the webpage represent the data the College collects to measure progress toward its strategic objectives. The current college performance is highlighted with red, blue, or green colors to visually depict progress toward those goals. While we are proud of our accomplishments, we also recognize our challenges; SVCC will work diligently each day to overcome them.