Accomplishing Other Distinctive Objectives
AQIP Category Two, ACCOMPLISHING OTHER DISTINCTIVE OBJECTIVES, addresses the key processes (separate from your instructional programs and internal support services) through which you serve your external stakeholders — the processes that contribute to achieving your major objectives, fulfilling your mission, and distinguishing yours from other educational institutions.
OVERVIEW QUESTION. O2 .What key organizational services, other than instructional programs, do you provide for your students and other external stakeholders? What programs do you operate to achieve them? (500 words)
2P1. How do you design and operate the key non-instructional processes (e.g., athletics, research, community enrichment, economic development, alumni affairs, etc.) through which you serve significant stakeholder groups?
2P2. How do you determine your institution’s major non-instructional objectives for your external stakeholders, and whom do you involve in setting these objectives? [2P1]
2P3. How do you communicate your expectations regarding these objectives? [2P2]
2P4. How do you assess and review the appropriateness and value of these objectives, and whom do you involve in these reviews? [2P3]
2P5. How do you determine faculty and staff needs relative to these objectives and operations? [2P3]
2P6. How do you incorporate information on faculty and staff needs in readjusting these objectives or the processes that support them? [2P4]
2R1. What measures of accomplishing your major non-instructional objectives and activities do you collect and analyze regularly? [2P5]
2R2. What are your performance results in accomplishing your other distinctive objectives? [2R1]
2R3. How do your results for the performance of these processes compare with the performance results of other higher education institutions and, if appropriate, of organizations outside of higher education? [2R2]
2R4. How do your performance results of your processes for Accomplishing Other Distinctive Objectives strengthen your overall institution? How do they enhance your relationships with the communities and regions you serve? [2R3]
2I1. What recent improvements have you made in this category? How systematic and comprehensive are your processes and performance results for Accomplishing Other Distinctive Objectives?
2I2. How do your culture and infrastructure help you to select specific processes to improve and to set targets for improved performance results in Accomplishing Other Distinctive Objectives?