Strategic Plan Primary Benchmarks

Goal 1: Increase enrollment and student success 2009 2013 Goal
2014
Goal
2017
Total student headcount 10,534 12,448 12,700 14,000
Total FY degree production 2,171 2,165 2,377 2,597
Total new freshmen headcount 1,801 2,654 2,854 3,000
Total degrees per 100 FTEs 24.9 21.5 20 18
First year retention rate 63.9% 63.5% 65% 70%
Four year graduation rate  20.5% 21.3% 24% 30%
Six year graduation rate 40.4% 41.8% 46% 50%
Goal 2: Advance experiential learning 2009 2013 Goal
2014
Goal
2017
Number of Internships for the fiscal year --- 3,676 3,700 4,000
Number of Juniors & Seniors "engaged" with the Career Center --- 115 500 1,200
Number of students involved in Undergraduate Reseach --- 539 550 700
% of Seniors responding to the Post -- Graduation Career Center Survey --- 50% 60% 75%
Seniors that have had an experiential learning component 1,089 1,978 1,324 1,763
Degree programs with a required significant experiential learning component --- 100% 100% 100%
Percentage of graduates who participate in experiential learning within their major 75% 90% 100% 100%
Goal 3: Enhance community engagement 2009 2013 Goal
2014
Goal
2017
Overall Rank in Washington Monthly National University Rankings --- 25 --- Top 5%
Community Service Rank Washington Monthly National University Rankings --- 3 3 Top 5%
US President Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll -- With Distinction Yes Yes -wD Yes -wD Yes -wD
Impact on the Ryves Neighborhood ---- need to define a metric --- --- ---  
% of Federal Work Study money used for Community Service 13% 33% 33% 33%
Yearly student participation rate in Community Engagement activities 6,210 10,686 8,200 11,500
Leadership/Volunteer positions that faculty and staff have in community, social, and economic development groups --- --- 37% 60%
United Way support --- $78,091 $80,000 $85,000
Jobs created in conjunction with the local SBDC --- 80 85 100
Goal 4: Strengthen & leverage programs of distinction & promise 2009 2013 Goal
2014
Goal
2017
Enrollment in new certificate/degree programs or professional development courses --- 41 176 200
Number of external organizations served --- 113 200 300
Number of external persons served --- 4,050 2,113 2,850
External grants and contracts awarded ($'s) --- $75,102 $500,000 $770,000
Fee from services --- $116,040 --- $300,000
Goal 5: Diversify revenue - philanthropy, contracts and grants 2009 2013 Goal
2014
Goal
2017
Grants and contracts awarded $8,517,646 $9,218,766 $14,000,000 $16,200,000
Total gross tution and fees $71,333,669 $95,669,841 $99,496,635 $103,000,000
Foundation funds expended on behalf of ISU $8,171,990 $5,112,311 $8,180,464 $10,500,000
Total number of donors to ISU Foundation 8,503 8,454 8,244 9,500
Goal 6: Recruit & retain great faculty & staff 2009 2013 Goal
2014
Goal
2017
Percent of insured employees participating in health screenings --- 90% 92% 100%
Percent of insured employees tobacco free or participating in tobacco cessation program --- 92% 94% 100%
Number of African?American and Hispanic full?time faculty 21 33 --- 58
Percentage of female full professors to total full professors 25% 32% 32% 38%
Percentage of faculty making 90% or more of target salaries 60% 100% 100% 100%
New faculty hires obtaining tenure in 7 years 60% 68% 71% 65%
Six-year retention rate for EAP and support staff, combined 42% 33% 60% 75%