The following guiding principles will be used to assist in the development of an overall student success and student learning organizational chart. Although we must acknowledge that no organizational chart is perfect, the use of guiding principles can drive decisions and can be distributed to ensure that feedback and suggestions conform with intent to achieving the guiding principles.
Achieve relative balance in the roles of Dean of Student Success and Student Learning relative to overall workload.
Full-time Equivalent Faculty
Full-time Equivalent Students
Equipment/Lab driven curriculum
Achieve school structure which aligns
like (synergistic) curriculum
capitalizes on opportunities for innovation
leverages of resources (human, technology, facility)
Establish department structures which considers
The Palm Desert Campus
Emerging east and west valley locations.
Assumes that the role of Department Chair will be consistent and well defined
Develop manageable school structures which fosters the ability for
Deans to work closely with the Department Chairs and executive leadership
Professional Development (the size of departments, schools, programs, as well as the breadth of responsibility can influence access and time to focus on development of leaders)
Assume that each department will be represented by a senator