2017 Implementation Team Leaders for Each Microgoal

 

Goal 1

Prepare highly motivated and culturally adaptive graduates who are competitive in a global economy and support societal values.

Microgoal 1A Implementation Team Leaders:  Larry Grabau and Rick Bennett
By June 2016, student success task forces will be appointed to design and implement systems that ensure undergraduate and graduate student success through recruitment, advising, student success initiatives and programming, and enhancements to the student life cycle.  

Microgoal 1B Implementation Team Leader:  Larry Grabau 
Track perceptions and assessments of college graduates' preparation to be competitive in a global economy.

Microgoal 1C Implementation Team Leaders:  Larry Grabau and Quentin Tyler  
By 2020, the diversity [as measured by percentage underrepresented minorities (URM) in the freshman class] of undergraduate students recruited to CAFE will increase by 12 percent from a baseline of 13.9% to a goal of 15.6%. Further, the six-year graduation rate (by percentage URM) will also increase by 12 percent from a baseline of 11.6% to a goal of 13.0% over that time period.  Baselines for both figures are our most recent three-year averages.

Microgoal 1D Implementation Team Leader:  Larry Grabau  
By 2020 provide a multi-faceted, fully online MS in Agriculture, Food and Environment

Microgoal 1E Implementation Team Leader:  Pamela Gray  
The CAFE Office for Advancement will increase the availability of funding for student scholarships to $1 million by 2020, as well as expanding support for academic enrichment and professional development activities, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

Goal 2
Build and nurture relationships with the people of the Commonwealth and across the world.

Microgoal 2A Implementation Team Leader:  Laura Skillman
By 2020, increase awareness of college programs and accomplishments by 10 percent.

Microgoal 2B Implementation Team Leaders:  Gary Palmer and Orlando Chambers
Develop relationships with nontraditional/underserved audiences to increase the organizational clientele base. 

Microgoal 2C Implementation Team Leader:  Drew Graham
Nurture existing community relationships, networks, supporters, and partnerships with a goal of retaining and building mutually beneficial alliances.

Microgoal 2D Implementation Team Leaders:  Gary Palmer, Craig Wood, and Andrea Higdon
By 2020, develop a process for identifying and responding to emerging issues in Kentucky through a rapid response team system.

 

Goal 3
Recruit, develop, and retain exceptional faculty and staff who are leaders in expanding knowledge to improve the quality of life and sustainability of the human and physical environment

Microgoal 3A Implementation Team Leaders:  Tim West and Pamela Gray
By 2017, recommend policies and procedures to promote hiring and retention of high quality faculty and staff.

Microgoal 3B Implementation Team Leader:  Stephen Sizemore and Jeff Young
Full-time faculty and staff will attend at least one professional development, continuing education, or business-procedure training on an annual basis.

Microgoal 3C Implementation Team Leader:  Stephen Sizemore
Using categories of faculty and staff, annually review compensation for at least one category per year with the goal of completing all by 2020 and repeat the reviews at least once every five years thereafter. 

Microgoal 3D Implementation Team Leader:  Pamela Gray
By 2020, enable the CAFE Office for Advancement staff to increase external funding through gifts and endowments by 15 percent, or 3 percent annually.

Microgoal 3E Implementation Team Leader:  Rick Bennett
By 2020, increase external grant and contract funding by 20 percent above 2015.

Microgoal 3F Implementation Team Leaders:  Mike Reed and Carol Hanley
Increase domestic and international scholarly exchange and collaboration.

 

Goal 4
Show CAFE commitment to diversity and inclusion to attract and retain students, staff, and faculty, and provide a culturally aware environment for successful engagement in a global society

Microgoal 4A Implementation Team Leaders:  Quentin Tyler, Thomas Keene, and Tim West
By 2020, recruit and retain a diverse staff and faculty population that reflects state demographic distribution.

Microgoal 4B Implementation Team Leaders:   Quentin Tyler, Mike Reed, and Larry Grabau
Foster a college environment of diversity and inclusion through required programs for students, faculty, and staff

 

Goal 5
Produce innovative solutions through multidisciplinary collaborations

Microgoal 5A Implementation Team Leaders:  Rick Bennett, Gary Palmer, and Larry Grabau
By June 2016, a system will be implemented for fostering new collaborative opportunities

 

Goal 6
Build state-of-the-art facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology

Microgoal 6A Implementation Team Leaders:  Steve Workman and Lisa Vaillancourt
Build a new state-of-the-art green, LEED-certified classroom building and event center.  Plans and funding will be in place by June 30, 2018, with ground-breaking by 2020.

Microgoal 6B Implementation Team Leaders:  Steve Workman and Lisa Vaillancourt
By 2020, all on- and off-campus facilities will have leading-technology Internet.

Microgoal 6C Implementation Team Leaders:  Steve Workman and Lisa Vaillancourt
By 2017, CAFE will provide funding necessary to resolve 25 percent of priority maintenance needs annually for off-campus facilities.

Microgoal 6D Implementation Team Leaders:  Steve Workman and Lisa Vaillancourt
By 2018, develop a plan for the implementation of certified "green" technologies for all on- and off-campus facilities (handled through Goal 6C and unknown contribution from PPD).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original 2015 Action Teams

Goal 1

Prepare highly motivated and culturally adaptive graduates who are competitive in a global economy and support societal values.

Co-chairs: Rick Bennett, Larry Grabau

Team: Vanessa Jackson, Ann Leed, Mark Mains (SP Team member), Mike Reed, Amanda Saha, Amy Van Meter

 

Goal 2

Build and nurture relationships with the people of the Commonwealth and across the world.

Co-chairs: Craig Carter (SP Team member), Laura Skillman (SP Team member)

Team: Jeff Bewley, Susan Campbell, Lori Garkovich (SP Team member), Drew Graham, Jimmy Henning, Andrea Higdon

  

Goal 3

Recruit, develop, and retain exceptional faculty and staff who are leaders in expanding knowledge to improve the quality of life and sustainability of the human and physical environment.

Co-chairs: Bob Houtz, John Obrycki

Team: Sandra Bastin (SP Team member), Thomas Keene, Delia Scott, Brian Lee (SP Team member), Stephen Sizemore

   

Goal 4

Show CAFE commitment to diversity and inclusion to attract and retain students, staff, and faculty, and provide a culturally aware environment for successful engagement in a global society.

Co-chairs:  Mike Reed, Quentin Tyler (SP Team member)

Team: Mary Arthur, Jennifer Hunter (SP Team member),Tammy Stephenson, Ann Vail, Tim West (SP Team member), Martin Nielsen

 

Goal 5

Produce innovative solutions through multidisciplinary collaborations.

Co-chairs: Rick Bennett, Ole Wendroth (SP Team member)

Team: Ric Bessin, Seth DeBolt, Darrell Johnson (SP Team member), Lesley Oliver, Gary Palmer, Kelly Webber, Mark Williams (SP Team member)

   

Goal 6

Build state-of-the-art facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology.

Co-chairs: Lisa Vaillancourt, Steve Workman

Team: Debra Aaron, Nick Arlinghaus, Red Baker, Steve Garner (SP Team member), Kim Henken, Chris Shotwell