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2003-2004 Institutional Effectiveness Plans

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

Account Number2-10145, 2-10120, 2-10121, 2-10105


Related College Strategic Goal & Objective

Objective(Please number each objective and provide a detailed description)

Measurable Outcome Directly Related to the Objective

Expected Cost (Budget: Adequate or Increase $______)

Steps for Assessing Outcomes for each Objective

I (4)

1.  Revise Course Manuals for THEA 1030, MUS 1030, ART 1030

Course manuals will be revised by Dec. 2003


1. Faculty from each discipline will work on revisions.

2. Update manuals to reflect student outcomes, sample tests, syllabi, etc., and demonstrate outcomes were met by appropriate content.

3. Distribute manuals to all THEA, MUS, and ART faculty.

4. Implement in-service activity to increase utilization of manual.

5. Evaluate effectiveness of manuals on teaching to ensure all sections are consistent.

II (1)

XI (1)

V (1-2)

2.  Develop marketing plan and/or brochure for performances and exhibitions in VPA dept.

Draft of marketing plan/brochure complete by June 30, 2004


1.       Department faculty will meet to discuss the contents of the plan.

2.       Determine what is currently being offered and marketed.

3.       Research other colleges’ offerings and advertisements.

4.       Work with the Public Relations Department to develop the plan and follow recommendations from the marketing initiative.



XII (1)

3. Research and begin process of forming Associate of Fine Arts degree

Formal proposal to TBR by June 30, 2004


1.       Committee formed 8/19/03 to begin research.

2.       Research feeder universities to determine curriculum required.

3.       Research other colleges’ AFA degrees.

4.       Develop curriculum

5.       Send formal proposal to Dean of Humanities and VP of Academic Affairs.

6.       Intent letter to TBR by Jan. 2004

7.       Formal proposal to TBR by June 30, 2004.


4. Complete and begin utilizing Commercial Music Studio

a. Studio ready for use by Fall 2003.


(requested through special projects process)


1.       Installation contractor obtained.

2.       Installation and testing complete.




b. Investigate new courses to be offered through Music Dept. by Spring 2004


1.       Music Dept. faculty will research new courses to be developed.

2.       New course proposals sent to Dean of Humanities.

3.       Faculty will develop curriculum, student outcomes, syllabi, select text, etc. for new courses.

4.       If complete, will send to C&I Committee for approval.

5.       Advertise new courses to current and prospective students.

IX( 1)

5.Frame selected existing (owned by the college) student art and purchase and frame additional appropriate student art for display on campus.

Increase number of student artworks on campus between 20 and 60 (depending on size and method of framing)

$3000 (2-10105)

1.       Form committee to develop criteria and process.

2.       Committee will develop criteria and process by which art will be selected and placed.

3.       Notify areas/offices that will receive artwork.

4.       Create database of artworks placed and their location.


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