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Access To Excellence2008 Accountability Plan

SECTION ll:
Indicators to Gauge System- and/or Institution-Level Success in Achieving Access to Excellence Goals

(See Appendix 2 for Metrics)

Existing Cornerstones Accountability Indicators to be Continued
  • Providing every eligible applicant with admission to at least one CSU institution
  • Improvement of progress rate to degree
  • Improvement of persistence and graduation rates at the institution of origin (and anywhere in the CSU)
  • Increase in non-traditional instruction (instruction via evenings, Fridays, weekends, summers, distance learning, off-site), both total and percentage of total instruction
NASH "Access to Success" Initiative Indicators to be Included
  • Reduction of the gap in first-year retention for underrepresented, low-income, and male/female students
  • Reduction of the gap in graduation rates for underrepresented, low-income, and male/female students
  • Reduction of the gap in baccalaureate awards to undergraduate enrollment for underrepresented, low-income, and male/female students
  • Reduction of the gap in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate awards to undergraduate majors for underrepresented, low-income, and male/female students
  • NOTE: For indicators related to reducing "access" gaps in numbers of first-time freshmen from K-12 and transfer students from community colleges, "Partnership Access Indicators" are recommended.
Additional Indicators to Achieve Access to Excellence Goals
  • Increase from entry to graduation in the extent to which CSU students engage in real-world workplace experiences to provide students with the kinds of exposure and skills that employers value
  • Increase from entry to graduation in the extent to which CSU students gain and improve global understanding and foreign language skills so they can compete in the global economy and participate in a global society
  • Increase from entry to graduation in the extent to which CSU students provide service to the community
  • Increase from entry to graduation in the extent to which CSU students engage in activities as informed citizens