Alan’s Weekly July 31st, 2017

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BUDGET UPDATE

There were no budget updates from this past week.

APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS UPDATE

Here are the semester credit hour generation, applications and net admissions data for the Fall 2017 semester as of July 24, 2017, point in time from a year ago.

Undergraduate admissions – SOE is down 25 in net admissions (down 23 in applications)
Transfer admissions – SOE is up 24 in net admissions (up 2 in applications)
Graduate admissions – SOE is up 9 in admissions (up 53 in applications)
Total admissions (UG, T, and G)up 8 in admissions (up 32 in applications)

Our Fall 2017 semester credit hours generation point in time is down 1.9%.

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

This week I had regular monthly meetings with Hope Longwell-Grice, Nadya Fouad, and Kathy Quirk.

M3 Meeting at Zilber

On Thursday afternoon, I attended a M3 meeting at the Zilber School of Public Health. All five-goal teams reported the initiatives they are working on and the metrics and timeframe for completion. I helped strategize with goal 3’s team to increase the participation in MPS’s Parent Institutes, which are geared to encourage more families to support higher education aspirations for their children.

BRADLEY TECH UPDATE

Attached you will read about the latest Bradley Tech update (PDF). There are some good things happening at Bradley Tech. This is the start of the 3rd year when the Bradley Tech Commission was reconfigured with UWM, MATC, and MPS teaming up to work together to improve Bradley Tech. During my 1st year, I realized this was going to be a 5-7 year project similar to what Michael Fullan has studied and written about what it takes for effective change and reform to occur and stick.

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • September 14th – Fall All School Meeting in Library 4th Floor Conference Room, 1:00 to 2:00 pm