Ivy Tech lays out 3-year road map
Ivy Tech Community College has released a three-year strategic plan which will serve as a roadmap for the institution as it addresses the need for training in advanced manufacturing, nursing and other growing industries. The plan, which was approved Thursday by the board of trustees, also contains an updated list of goals and revised metrics that will drive outcomes that better align with the state’s higher education goals.
The strategic plan is comprised of four goals:
- Teaching and Learning
- Workforce and Careers
- Student Experience
- Operational Excellence.
“Our new strategic plan doubles down on ensuring the success of all Hoosiers and employers through world-class education and credentials which meet students where they are and directly translate to high value careers and economic prosperity,” said Ivy Tech President Dr. Sue Ellspermann.
Ivy Tech says over the past year it has adjusted curriculum and programs at their 17 campuses to meet the needs of industries in the communities they serve. Ivy Tech says it has also developed more partnerships with organizations, such as the Indiana Economic Development Corp., to build the talent pipeline for high tech industries such as electric vehicles and semiconductors.
The school has also committed to expand its Associate of Science in Nursing degree from 1,300 to 1,900 graduates per year over the next four years to meet the critical needs of healthcare providers.
Ellspermann is scheduled to appear on next weekend’s edition of Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick.