STRATEGIC PLAN: OUR GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

1. PROVIDE ROBUST EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Cayuga will align College programs and services with students’ academic needs, diverse interests and passions while satisfying the needs of employers.

  1. Offer credit and non-credit programs that align with the needs of the communities we serve.
  2. Provide accessible pathways for students to transfer or secure desired credentials and training.
  3. Ensure the alignment of learning objectives with outcomes.
  4. Achieve desired outcomes by assessing programs and services and allocating sufficient resources.

2. DEVELOP ENGAGED CITIZENS

Cayuga will develop engaged citizens by valuing a shared responsibility for learning in a supportive, accessible environment.

  1. Employ active, collaborative learning strategies such that students are partners in the learning experience.
  2. Provide opportunities for students to experience meaningful connections between theory and practice.
  3. Offer a variety of activities and services in support of students’ interests and aspirations.

3. ENSURE EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

Cayuga will ensure institutional vibrancy by recruiting, developing and retaining effective, committed leaders.

  1. Seek and support those who best represent the College’s core values and commit to Cayuga’s viability, financial health, and long-term success.
  2. Capitalize on opportunities for members of the College community to develop leadership skills.
  3. Recognize those who advance the College’s mission and vision.

4. DEEPEN COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Recognized as an essential resource, Cayuga will respond to community needs and promote mutually beneficial partnerships.

  1. Identify community needs.
  2. Explore mutually beneficial partnerships.
  3. Engage in and strengthen relationships with community partners.
  4. Promote the benefits of partnership.

5. STRIVE FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES

Cayuga will provide facilities that meet institutional and programmatic goals.

  1. Assess College facilities and determine the extent to which they meet institutional needs.
  2. Research current trends and innovations in facilities, equipment, and technology.
  3. Align facilities with institutional and programmatic goals.

6. PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE COLLEGE’S FINANCES

Cayuga will serve as prudent stewards of the College’s financial resources.

  1. Utilize collaborative budget-development processes.
  2. Align budgets with strategic planning and assessment.
  3. Capitalize on opportunities to secure stable, sustainable sources of revenue.
  4. Involve all members of the College community in ongoing cost management.