Hopes for a New PresidentSuggestions for the 2013 CandidateBy: Rose Ann M. Haft and Other Students, Alumni and Faculty
Re-Cap Strategic GoalsGoal 1: Rose-Hulman will support and recognize excellence in teaching, learning, innovation, and intellectual growth-both in and out of the classroom.Goal 2: Rose-Hulman will give students a vision of the breadth of their possible futures and will prepare them to achieve these futures.Goal 3: Rose-Hulman will foster a culture of lifelong connection with all of our constituents.Goal 4: Rose-Hulman will be a diverse, globally-connected, sought-after community in which to live, learn, and work.Goal 5: Rose-Hulman will be a model of a fiscally sustainable and affordable private institution focused on science, engineering, and mathematics education.Goal 6: Rose-Hulman will have global name recognition for the excellence of our education.2
Vision for the Future• Excellence in student drive, capability, inspiraiton, preparaiton and skill• Excellence in teaching• Real world skills and lessons acquired and accessible• Small, maneagable, personal classrooms• On-line learning• Work-life balance• Project based learning• International outreach and recognition• Student design and company creation• Industry in classroom• Possibility3
Qualities of Leadership• To be amazed by what RHIT and students can become• Has a vision of the future• Cares about and interacts with students• Service-leadership – working for students, teachers and leaders• Business minded• Go-Getter• Kind, respectable, capable, interested in students4
Sustainability Problem solving, Energy/nutrient Cycling, Energy/Product GenerationWaste Reduction Offsetting emissions• Efficient energy use, ie electrical appliances, • Monitoring heating, cooling, lighting • Hands-on student projects that promote real• Reduced energy use conservation• FSC certified, double sided, recycled paper • Work with graduates and their companies to• Mailing statements and on-line marketing promote sustainable projects, tree planting, oyster recovery, etc.• Waste cycling and filtration, ie ecological energy production, compost, „free store‟ , „living buildings‟ Green product purchase• Organic food, locally sourced, sustainable diets • Recycled paperSelf Supporting • Sustainable inks• Energy use and generation • Eco-friendly cars• Edible landscapes • Local food• Bike riding/ green vehicles/chargers Toxin reduction• Solar panels, biodiesel, geothermal, clean power • Green cleaning purchase, hydrogen power • Reduced carbon emissionsEfficiency and High Performance • Reduced GHG emissions• Lighting • Increased nutrient cycling on campus• Buildings Funding Generation from New Companies,• Passive Heating / Cooling School/Faculty/Student Projects and Innovations• LEED, International Standards • Seed funding• Green roofs and walls • Scholarship• Rainwater catchment • Re-investment• Locally sourced materials5
World Class Education• “World class education requires an environment of Individual attention and support”• Culture training for teachers and students• Diverse skills acquired• Languages, culture, people learned & understood• Life-long learning for professors9
Continued EducationEngineering, Science, Humanities, Economics• Job development• CEUs• Skills training/ courses (discounts for supporting alumni)Business, Career, Workplace• Product development, Marketing, Negotiations• Changing careers, Graduate school• Social: Sexual harassment , Etiquette, etc.Life• Relationship, and family classes• Health and nutrition education• Budgeting10
International Recognition• International Students• Study Abroad• International School Partnership Collaboration• International Business Partnership Collaboration• Publications in International Journals• Volunteerism and Third-World Support• International Conference Attendance11
Innovation• On-line project collaboration for students, alumni groups, clubs and/or companies• Innovation center with student project space• Business development support• Seed funding acquisition, fruited projects reinvested Project, Business & Resource• Innovation Certificate where Success students explore ideas within Innovation existing curriculum Seed Funding Reinvesting12
Online and Next Generation Education• Reduce barriers to learning and education• Online organization with „Smart‟ - applications• Classes video recorded for student record• On-line degree programs available• Create a Separate Institution• Certificates and Learning Courses using existing resources but presented with lower cost and without depleting faculty resources − International Languages, Computer Languages, Semi- Conductors, etc.• Continuing education credits available• Guest speakers and interactive-virtual classrooms available13
Graduate ProgramTeaching Assistant OpportunitiesMentorship• Twice-Weekly Face time with Faculty• Discussion seminars post undergraduate classes• Option to complete pre-requisite coursework independentlyHands-on learningProject learningPartnership opportunities14
Prof-desk.comRHIT Alumni developed online education program that can be built/part owned by RHIT to utilized and develop useful and 15necessary on-line programs at lower institutional costs contributing to Alumni and student innovation and seed funding.
Imagine a World Where Your Success Means a Better World… Instantly!16
Community Health • Understanding the essence of Health and Balance • Healthy brains function better, retain more knowledge and enjoy every day more (the more students like their Rose experience, the more they are likely to Give as alumni) • Encouraging studentship, breakfast, sleep, healthy nutrition support, exercise and exercise plans, passionate careers, relationships, friendships and collaboration • Provide extracurricular education that students are interested in and spend time on anyways – nutrition, health, weight loss, diabetes, health disparity education, etc. • Continued education on recognizing and overcoming emotional/physical/alcohol/racial stereotypes/ other types of abuse or tragedy in life while building self-esteem and confidence“Consumers shouldn’t have to decide what’s right for them at point of purchase, it should be chosen for them from the beginning,” and the same goes for students 17
Forever Rose• Comes from a community of health − When students leave, they want to keep coming back• Place where voice can be heard• Transparent pathways that can be followed throughout college and post college careers• Innovation center so alumni can come back and have incubator space• Online Education − Guest speaker presentations and webinars to include alumni• Improved Graduate Program• Professional Education• Online collaboration and workspace• Follow projects and club work online18
Forever RoseAlumni Assessments with Social Network Connection (Facebook, LinkedIn)• What skills are they lacking and would they like to be supported in?• What CEUs do they need?• What would they pay for and how much?• What Cool things are happening in industry?• How would they like to be involved in campus?• What projects will/can they support?• Skills developed that are useful for school programs – mentorships, consulting, volunteerism.19
Forever Rose - Alumni Encouragement• City Volunteer Coordinators − Quarterly meetings and events − Volunteering for community happenings − List serve and happy hours• Country wide 5k, 10k and/or marathon − Raise funds for endowment and innovation funds• RHIT sponsoring community events• Volunteer Project Groups• Innovation Tournaments and Showcase semi-annualy• Alumni teaching skills to other alumni20
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