Implementation Timeline
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SUGGESTED IMPLEMENTATION TIMELINE

Example: Based on a FALL Implementation

DATE

TASK/ACTIVITY

RESOURCES

COMMENTS

COMPLETION STATUS

BS-BS
BS-ECE

ASAP

List criteria for initial release of funds, and for continuing program approval as stipulated by the State

Business Affairs

 

 

 

Develop Plan of Action in case of program termination

Academic

 

 

MDC begins the Baccalaureate implementation process including:  

Fall  /Spring

  • Budget

Resources ( meet with MJ Mitzenmacher)

 

 

 

    • preliminary Capital Outlay for equipment

Resources

 

 

 

    • other equipment, including purchase of information technology/teleconferencing equipment

Resources

 

 

 

    • facility renovation
    • ensure that offices are equipped for new positions (computers/printers/phones, e-mail accounts, etc.)

Resources

 

 

 

    • communication technology

Resources

 

 

Spring / Summer

  • Hiring/screening committees and guidelines

Academic

 

 

Spring /Summer

  • MDC posts:
    • Approved Chairs/Faculty/Staff (per Proposal guidelines)

Administrative

 

 

 

    • Example:  1 Full-time (FT) Doctoral-prepared faculty

 

 

 

 

    • Example: 1 FT MLS Faculty Librarian

 

 

 

 

    • Example: 1 Instructional Designer

 

 

 

 

    • Example: 1 Recruiter/ Advisor

 

 

 

 

    • Example: 1 Student Services Assistant

 

 

 

 

    • Example: 1 Secretary

 

 

 

 

    • Example: 1 Part-time Graphic Designer 

 

 

 

 

Advisement: 

Student Services

 

 

Fall / Spring

  • MDC advises potential students to complete general education, common prerequisites, and/or elective courses prior to admission.

 

 

 

Spring

Marketing:

Student Services (meet with Juan Mendieta regarding College-wide campaign)

 

 

 

  • MDC commences marketing campaign in the MDC service area
  • Marketing media includes billboards, newsprint, and radio

 

 

 

 

  • MDC conducts Town Hall student and community meetings

 

 

 

Spring  (prior to Summer registration) for Fall

  • 1st Open House

 

 

 

Jan  - July

Admission/Student Services Information:

Student Services

 

 

 

Admission Requirements/Acceptance Criteria (e.g., Enrollment Goals/Guidelines, Student Eligibility/Limited Admission requirements, Licensure/Certifications,  applicant status tracking, Testing/Placement, Supplemental Application development, Application letters/inquiry cycles and procedures including acceptance, non-acceptance)

  • Recruitment/Advisement issues
  • Admissions Marketing Plan (target populations)
  • Publications (Student Guides/Handbooks, Program Sheets, Websites, Brochures, Flyers, Catalog copy, FAQs)
  • Campus liaisons (dedicated phone lines for inquiries, referrals)
  • Financial Aid (VA eligibility, Scholarships)
  • Curriculum Guides/Graduation Audits (develop and test Degree Audits for Pre-baccalaureate and In-program codes)
  • Registration/Retention/Graduation issues
  • Post/update website information
  • Course Dictionary updates.  Post approved courses with approved quals/budget codes, etc.
  • Post approved fees
  •  MDC begins accepting applications for Fall.

 

 

 

 

  • Collection of Enrollment Data including admissions and completions

Student Services/ IR

 

 

Spring
Fall

Hiring of positions for implementation:

Academic

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 part-time Graphic Designer

 

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 Doctoral-prepared departmental chair

 

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 Doctoral-prepared FT faculty

 

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 FT MLS Faculty Librarian

 

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 Instructional Designer

 

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 Recruiter/Advisor

 

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 Student Services Assistant

 

 

 

 

  • Example: 1 Secretary

 

 

 

Fall / Spring

Library  

Resources

 

 

 

MDC library submits library resource recommendations.

 

 

 

 

  • Equipment/Supplies:

Resources

 

 

 

MDC begins ordering program equipment, technology, furniture, office, and classroom supplies.

 

 

 

Fall / Spring

Academic Issues

  • Course scheduling/sequencing
  • Textbook selection
  • Instructional materials (syllabi)
  • On-line course development (if applicable)
  • Review and post finalized course competencies
  • Develop course syllabi
  • Develop Technical Manual of Procedures (as necessary)
  • Review/update Catalog information

Accreditation (if applicable)

Academic

 

 

Fall / Spring

Student Services Issues

    • Second Open House
    • Recruitment
    • Rolling application review
    • Admission and advisement of new students
    • Orientation and Advisement for new students

Student Services

 

 

Fall

MDC offers the first Baccalaureate courses. 

Academic

 

 

 

Complete tasks as listed in Proposal Timeline

As appropriate

 

 

 

  • Example:  Hire additional lines (per Proposal Guidelines)
    • Example:  1 Doctoral-prepared FT faculty

Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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