Goals and Objectives

For 2009-2013

Strengthen the Quality of Academic Programs

  • Conduct external academic program reviews
  • Achieve specialized accreditation of selected academic programs
  • Succeed in achievement of Licensures in applicable academic program areas
  • Eliminate non-productive academic programs
  • Increase the prominence of faculty scholarship
  • Increase the number of faculty FTE’s producing research/scholarly and creative works
  • Retain regional accreditation
  • Retain accreditation held in specialized programs

Improve the Academic Indicators of the Student Body

  • Conduct annual reviews of admission standards/requirements
  • Increase/improve the standardized test scores of matriculates
  • Collaborate with Texas’ other educational programs to increase the number and success of transfer students
  • Admit and enroll an increasingly higher caliber of student
  • Increase the number of students who adhere to the University’s Conduct Standards

Increase Applied and Basic Research

  • Enhance the research environment and expertise of faculty and staff
  • Align university research goals with federal, state, and industry needs and goals
  • Enhance pre and post-award services to the university research and sponsored program community

Strengthen Environmental Health and Safety Programs on the Campus

  • Implement off-site storage of critical data
  • Prepare and train for business continuity

Achieve (and maintain) Financial Stability

  • Expand the financial capacity of PVAMU
  • Address potentially critical funding issues involved with the eventual loss of special OCR Priority Plan funding
  • Meet or exceed expectations associated with the current Capital Campaign
  • Take appropriate steps to “right-size” the annual operating budget of PVAMU
  • Increase the availability of scholarship funds
  • Increase the size and number of endowments for student scholarships and for academic chairs
  • Increase funded research
  • Stay competitive in tuition and fees/align tuition and fees to be competitive with other general academic institutions in Texas

Increase the Efficiency of University Operations

  • Design and implement a document imaging program
  • Identify additional outsourcing opportunities
  • Improve the quality of support staff
  • Transfer fiscal processes to online applications
  • Maximize space usage

Promote Programs that Contribute to Student Success

  • Engage students in rigorous educational programs and provide an environment conducive to success
  • Increase/improve the percentage of PVAMU graduates who are accepted to graduate and/or professional schools
  • Increase placement rates of all PVAMU graduates

Strengthen University Advancement Programs including fund-raising

  • Communicate the accomplishments of the University through publications to the various constituent groups.
  • Enhance corporate relations through Industry Cluster publications that show the strength of corporate partnerships with the University.
  • Use technology to communicate the University’s accomplishments to a broader audience
  • Continue to implement the fund-raising model and university advancement model developed from the planning study and refined by Ketchum’s progress reviews of Extend the
  • View: The Capital Campaign for Prairie View A&M University.

Increase and Enhance the Visibility and Awareness of the University to the Community at Large/all Stakeholders

  • Effectively communicate to all Stakeholders the PVAMU Vision/2020
  • Expand its service to the community by promoting Service Learning, Distance Education, Continuing Education, IK-16 programs, Small Business and Entrepreneurial Initiatives,
  • Cooperative Extension, and Health Care by engaging its people and resources in a renewed commitment to outreach
  • Improve the climate for diversity

Strengthen the Quality of the Athletics Program (Added as of Fall 2007)

  • Increase revenues
  • Request fee increase to offset increased operational costs
  • Increase on-line services
  • Increase fan participation/attendance
  • Increase Development and Fund-raising revenue
  • Increase HUB spending
  • Expand student athlete exposure to service learning
  • Create energy conservation and increase public service involvement
  • Strengthen academic advisement and tutor/mentor program
  • Increase available scholarships for student athletes
  • Improve quality of athletic facilities and playing environment

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