Issues Addressed in the Plan


In no particular order, this plan must address the issues of:

Ideal Enrollment
student-faculty ratio
class size
faculty teaching loads
faculty salaries
retention
functional area organization (admissions vs. enrollment management)
recruiting/admissions strategy (community colleges/articulation agreements, military, China/Mexico/S. Korea/India, junior male prep schools, Going South, targeted NE, increasing size of the bottom of the pyramid)
increasing number of athletic programs

Branding-Marketing-Co-Branding
diversifying revenue streams
physical plant development and sequencing of that development
programs with VATech, UVA, etc.

Defining/Re-defining the Liberal Arts& Sciences Education
Men's Studies
pre-professional education (especially business major/minor - "Tiger Tracks")
offering or accepting on-line courses
experiential/service learning

Character and Leadership Development
ROTC to campus
stance on substance education

Governance & Board Composition
endowment growth

Building a Greater Sense of Community
Greek Life (pledging system)
use of convocations
rituals & traditions

How do we define excellence in 2010 and Beyond for Hampden-Sydney College?
selectivity
value-add