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  • Organizational Charts | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    Events University Scholar Series Faculty Service Recognition Awards Luncheon Honors Convocation Staff Appreciation Breakfast SJSU Home Office of the Provost Academic Affairs Organizational Charts Organizational Charts MySJSU Canvas Athletics Give to SJSU Navigate BACK to Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Leadership Team Committees Councils and Programs Organizational Charts Resources for Faculty and Staff The Academic Affairs Division includes eight colleges and nine departments including the Office of the Provost Organizational charts

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  • Resources for Faculty and Staff | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    Student Experience RSCA and Professional Development Graduation Rate Strategic Plan Academic Planning and Budgets Academic Planning and Budgets Staff Introduction to Academic Budgets Enrollment Management AAD Budget Plans 2015 16 Budget Info 2014 15 Budget Info Policies and Guidelines Financial Liaison Group Events University Scholar Series Faculty Service Recognition Awards Luncheon Honors Convocation Staff Appreciation Breakfast SJSU Home Office of the Provost Academic Affairs Resources for Faculty and Staff Resources for Faculty and Staff MySJSU Canvas Athletics Give to SJSU Navigate BACK to Academic Affairs Travel Academic Calendars Meeting Rooms Office of the Provost Forms Academic Affairs Leadership Team Committees Councils and Programs Organizational Charts Resources for Faculty and Staff Academic Affairs Administration Directory Academic Affairs Directory Spring 2016 PDF Academic Calendars AY 2015 16 AY 2016 17 Forms Dispute Resolution Form Emeritus Faculty Recommendation Request for Approval of Travel Request for New Position Funding Salary Stipend for CSUEU Employees Special O Parking Permit Application Meeting Rooms Meeting room guidelines Reserve Clark Hall 412 Reserve ADM 167 Academic Affairs Travel Guidelines SJSU Links and Resources Information for Alumni Current Students Donors Faculty Staff Future Students Researchers Colleges Applied Sciences Arts Business Education Engineering Humanities the Arts International Extended Studies Science

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  • Strategic Plan | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    st Century Teaching and Learning Spaces Focused on upgrading classrooms to create more hospitable comfortable and functional spaces to enhance student learning Updates include moveable and accessible furniture whiteboards blinds and technology upgrades in collaboration with Academic Technology and Information Technology Services Initial improvements will be made in Summer 2015 with additional improvements slated for 2015 16 3 million allocated Read a story about classroom upgrades Fall 2015 Progress Surveyed faculty in upgraded rooms to get feedback on new blinds instructional technology and white boards Team members are visiting all the classes upgraded with new furniture to review layout and will work to rearrange seating as needed over winter break Approved new furniture proposal for H A classrooms Approved proposal to upgrade the MLK Library group study rooms with video screens laptop connectors white boards and new furniture It is anticipated that city library funds will also help with the project The committee created functional criteria to identify lecture rooms that do not meet our minimum standards The goal is to securing additional funding in the future to bring all lecture rooms up to this standard Educational Excellence and Student Experience Focused on identifying ways to improve student retention graduation rates and support learning through global experiences with some programs initiated in Spring 2015 and additional programs phased in during 2015 16 1 5 million allocated Read a story on GE pathways Fall 2015 Progress Team has worked with a vendor and ITS to develop a proof of concept for a data warehouse IEA hosts monthly brown bag to support use of Tableau a data analysis tool Working with FD O and a vendor to complete cost estimates for a College of Education Student Success Center and renovation the College of Science Student Success Center in 2015 16 all other colleges have an established Student Success Center Meetings continue on General Education pathways with a flier promoting the three tracks globalization sustainability and creativity going out this fall RSCA and Professional Development Support Focused on supporting faculty and staff members in achieving continuous professional development opportunities Resources support research scholarship and creative activity for faculty support potential collaborations with students and provide professional development opportunities to staff Some programs initiated in Spring 2015 with additional programs phased in during 2015 16 1 5 million allocated Read a story about Staff Professional Development Grant awardees Fall 2015 Progress Launched the University Grants Academy a wrap around developmental support system for faculty with partially developed proposals for external funding Due to great demand and quality proposals received the program was expanded to two cohorts with a total of 24 faculty members selected to participate National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity institutional membership provided an opportunity to offer virtual boot camp writing sessions for faculty eight in summer two in fall and up to four in spring 48 individuals and groups were selected to receive Staff Professional Development Grants in September with a second round of proposals due on Nov 13 Deans

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  • 21st Century Teaching and Learning Spaces Updates | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    instructional technology and whiteboards Team members are visiting all the classes upgraded with new furniture to review layout and will work to rearrange seating as needed over winter break Approved new furniture proposal for H A classrooms Approved proposal to upgrade the MLK Library group study rooms with video screens laptop connectors whiteboards and new furniture It is anticipated that city library funds will also help with the project The committee created functional criteria to identify lecture rooms that do not meet our minimum standards The goal is to securing additional funding in the future to bring all lecture rooms up to this standard Summer 2015 Progress Fixed seating upgrades were completed in five large lecture classrooms including DMH 150 SCI 164 SCI 258 WSQ 109 and DH 135 In partnership with Academic Technology the team completed technology updates to 36 classrooms The team began work on technology upgrades in 10 classrooms that required infrastructure changes with the support of Academic Technology and FD O Nearly 100 classrooms received new and updated furniture and instructor tables with some of the items repurposed to other locations on campus and some donated to Franklin McKinley School District New whiteboards were installed in 35 classrooms and new mecho shades were installed in 56 classrooms See the list of classes that received blind replacements and a list of other classroom improvement work Notable Progress 2014 15 Conducted a survey of more than 600 faculty members on how they use existing technology and what technology would most benefit them in the future as well as which classrooms are in most need of updates See survey results PDF Analyzed the results of the survey and reviewed the usage of each class lab space to compile a list of FTES generating classrooms that are most in need of improvements and are used by the most students based on FTES See the final recommendations PDF Visited classrooms to confirm needs such as relocating replacing whiteboards replacing blinds moving pull down screens so they don t cover whiteboards and or replacing projectors Identified new furniture solutions for classrooms and solicited input from colleges on which classrooms to update to most benefit faculty and students Future Plans Provost and President tour the campus with Tower Board members to showcase most sophisticated learning spaces while highlighting capital needs in other spaces Request cost estimates for informal learning space proposal from the College of Science Work is scheduled to be completed on the 10 classrooms that required infrastructure updates plus six additional classrooms during winter break Working with FDO and an outside audiovisual installer 13 classrooms will be updated with new AV equipment on or before Jan 20 2016 Fixed seating upgrades will be made to SH 100 during Summer 2016 NOTE In addition to the Academic Affairs priority work on 21 st Century Teaching and Learning spaces ITS and AT will be working together to complete updates on nine classroom and teaching spaces over the winter break ITS has also ordered

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  • Educational Excellence and Student Experience Updates | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    2015 Progress In conjunction with Student Affairs and Information Technology Services the Spartan Planner launched on May 15 with more than 7 300 individual students logging into the online service over the summer Organized around an admission to graduation theme the tool allows students to see a variety of schedule options for the courses they need to stay on track to graduation The team met with college representatives in the spring to identify unmet data needs to assist with enrollment management From those meetings the team identified seven key reports that would most support college needs Over the summer SJSU contracted with BCT Inc to prepare a data model that would support the seven reports and to plan for the system architecture of a data warehouse Working with IEA the team rolled out a new data visualization tool called Tableau that will better help with enrollment management The team reapportioned 28 000 upon learning that budget policy prohibits the use of funds for student scholarships Instead the money will be used for additional faculty stipends to develop curriculum and for graduate student orientation New student orientation for 1 700 graduate students that aims to promote integration and interaction between international students and local students Meetings continued on potential new general education pathways focused around the themes of sustainability and global engagement with key courses identified for the potential pathways A group of first year students will pilot the sustainability pathway this fall and will serve as a focus group for the experience SJSU will put out a request for proposals to identify a vendor to build the data warehouse with plans to hire the vendor in Fall 2015 Graduation rate dashboards are under design for each college and will be released at the end of August Update supplemental course criteria for transfers in Fall 2016 to ensure admitted students are prepared to start upper division coursework in their major Notable Progress 2014 15 College of Humanities and the Arts Student Success Center opened in Fall 2014 Chair of the Educational Leadership department Lisa Oliver presented Student Success and Retention Supporting Underrepresented First Generation and Transfer Students Met with campus wide stakeholders to discuss the creation of a student data warehouse and the Spartan Planner an admission to graduation pathway The data warehouse will allow advisors to better pinpoint when students need support and the A to G pathway will help them create a plan to graduate within four years Hosted a working group with more than two dozen faculty and staff members to discuss creating general education clusters around areas of interest Future Plans Prepare a request for proposal RFP to hire a vendor to develop student data warehouse Hire a faculty fellow and student assistants to create a communication plan to increase awareness of the various initiatives programs activities and events on campus related to global citizenship Provide grants for one faculty member in each college and the university library to develop courses related to global citizenship available in

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  • RSCA and Professional Development Updates | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    to great demand and quality proposals received the program was expanded to two cohorts with a total of 24 faculty members selected to participate National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity institutional membership provided an opportunity to offer virtual boot camp writing sessions for faculty eight in summer two in fall and up to four in spring 48 individuals and groups were selected to receive Staff Professional Development Grants in September with a second round of proposals due on Nov 13 Deans have rolled out their college level RSCA support plans Plans may include offering start up capital and support to new faculty reducing teaching loads and or supporting faculty in securing external funding to continue their research Some colleges using college specific metrics recognized faculty RSCA accomplishments Many research scholarship and creative activity related sessions are being offered this fall They represent the collaborative efforts of the staff of the Office of Research the Research Foundation the Tower Foundation the Martin Luther King Jr Library the Center for Faculty Development as well as a number of faculty members and administrators across campus The MLK Library RSCA investments included grant application incentives student success research and professional travel Faculty were sent to a National Institutes of Health workshop on funding potential and tips in San Diego in October 2015 Many research scholarship and creative activity related sessions are being offered this fall They represent the collaborative efforts of the staff of the Office of Research the Research Foundation the Tower Foundation the Martin Luther King Jr Library the Center for Faculty Development as well as a number of faculty members and administrators across campus See a list of planned RSCA related sessions for Fall 2015 Summer 2015 Progress An application for Academic Affairs Staff Professional Development proposals PDF went out July 9 with a due date of Aug 14 Staff members were able to request funding for workshops training sessions subscriptions memberships in professional organizations and other similar professional development activities Proposals were accepted for individuals or for group development activities Grant winners will be announced by Sept 14 For more information read the FAQ on the proposals Notable progress 2014 15 Reviewed practices at other CSU campuses to see if they had developed a sustainable way to reduce teaching loads while meeting FTEs goals to give faculty members time to pursue RSCA analyzed the impact reduced teaching loads would have at SJSU The Office of Research and the Center for Faculty Development is supporting faculty through individual consultations as well as access to a nationally recognized faculty professional development organization Deans submitted their college specific RSCA plans and assessment metrics for approval by the Office of Research with funds available to colleges following approval An SJSU Research Foundation Board of Directors Sponsored Programs Advisory Committee that acted as a sub committee of this team evaluated the present model of Facilities Administration allocations to the campus after covering specific expenses The committee is scheduled to present their findings in late

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  • Graduation rate strategic plan | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    years Few students enter college ready or for a variety of reasons cannot take the course load required to graduate within four years Going forward summer programming will allow more students to start the fall semester on an even footing with their college ready peers In addition the campus has plans to support all undergraduates by allowing students to increase their average unit load so they can take courses needed to complete their degree Transfer graduation rates At the same time the three year rate for transfers from California Community Colleges rose to 58 4 percent this year from 56 9 percent last year while the four year rate for transfers held steady at 69 6 percent Among both freshmen and transfers SJSU is well on its way toward surpassing the 2025 graduation goals set forth for the campus by the CSU Chancellor s Office earlier this year Underrepresented minority URM graduation rates While we continue to improve graduation rates for underrepresented minority URM students specifically African American Hispanic and Native American with rates up nearly 2 percent from last year the new data tells us we still have significant work ahead Although both URM and non URM graduation rates improved the rate of improvement was much higher among non URM students increasing the graduation difference for URM students from 12 percent last year to 17 percent this year Student Success Task Forces The news about our growing underrepresented minority achievement gap is disheartening We must work together to reverse this As a start the African American Student Success Task Force and Chican Latin Student Success Task Force have introduced a number of community building events and academic activities including group study sessions with opportunities to meet with an academic advisor graduate school workshops and resiliency workshops This semester Student

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  • Academic Planning and Budgets Staff | Office of the Provost | San Jose State University
    Academic Planning and Budgets Academic Planning and Budgets Staff Academic Planning and Budgets Staff MySJSU Canvas Athletics Give to SJSU Navigate BACK to Academic Planning and Budgets Academic Planning and Budgets Staff Introduction to Academic Budgets Enrollment Management AAD Budget Plans 2015 16 Budget Info 2014 15 Budget Info Policies and Guidelines Financial Liaison Group Heidi Wong Interim Manager of Academic Planning and Budgets Phone 408 924 2471 Email heidi

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