2012-13 University Goals

On August 30, 2012, President Jon Wallace addressed Azusa Pacific faculty and staff at the annual Faculty/Staff Kickoff to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and present the following goals for 2012–13.

Mission

  • Complete the Values an Ethos process with the Board of Trustees.
  • Create a new Board of Trustees committee focused on institutional integrity.
  • Model civility in our conduct and conversation during the election year.
  • Increase APU’s cross cultural involvement through the International Collaboration Committee.

Academic Reputation

  • Complete a successful WASC visit (October 10–12).
  • Integrate prioritized white papers with the Strategic Plan.
  • Successfully complete NCAA Division II Year-Two Candidacy.
  • Establish a plan for an Honors College.
  • Identify Academic Quality Factors and strategy to achieve them, under the guidance of Provost Mark Stanton.

Valuing People

  • Create a plan for developing the leadership gifts of APU employees.
  • Implement the new Open Hire system for a streamlined application and hiring process.
  • Advance salary and benefits for employees.
  • Execute a plan to become more transfer friendly at the undergraduate level.
  • Launch the Office of Professional Enrollment Services to better serve APS students.
  • Launch the Office of Graduate Student Support Services to provide added services for our graduate students.

Financial Excellence

  • Finish the 2012–13 fiscal year with $9 million sent to our reserves.
  • Increase revenue by 4 percent.
  • Execute the first steps of the Comprehensive Campaign.
  • Limit undergraduate growth and expand enrollment at the regional centers and graduate level.
  • See Azusa Pacific Online University meet its 2013 enrollment goals.