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  • Largest gains in underrepresented students of color were among African-American students (+7%) and Hispanic/Latino students (+3%) All residence halls are full to capacity.
  • Dobelle, President of Westfield State College, Westfield, Mass., cited UMKC for its “positive impact on… urban communities – both commercial and residential activities – such as revitalization, cultural renewal, economics and community service and development.”
  • Missouri 100 UMKC

    1. 1. University of Missouri-Kansas City <br />Missouri 100<br />November 7, 2009<br />University of Missouri – Kansas City<br />
    2. 2. UMKC at a Glance<br />UKC Founded 1933 (260 students) – UMKC 1963 (3,300 students)<br />Fall 2009 Enrollment:<br />Undergraduate: 9,428<br />Graduate: 5,420<br />Duel Credit: 1,366<br />Total : 14,848<br />University of Missouri – Kansas City<br />UMKC at a Glance<br />Note: Growth opportunity in undergraduate - Student/Faculty ratio is 12 to 1<br />
    3. 3. Enrollment Update<br />Fall 2009: (Record Enrollment)<br /><ul><li> Fall Enrollment: 13,452 (+4.3%) excludes 1,366 dual credit
    4. 4. Credit hours (+5.4%)
    5. 5. Continuing students 8,291 (+5.5%)
    6. 6. Undergraduate transfer students 1,450 (+16.8%)
    7. 7. Underrepresented students +6.8%
    8. 8. Freshman enrollment even at 1,007
    9. 9. ACT average score for first time college students 24.2
    10. 10. Average high school core GPA 3.31</li></ul>Financial AID:<br /><ul><li> 81.5% received financial aid last year (Record trend this year)
    11. 11. 15.5% incr. in amount distributed last year (Trending up this year)
    12. 12. Pell grants have nearly doubled this year
    13. 13. Work Study students doubled</li></ul>(Must balance growth, affordability, access, scholarships, etc.)<br />University of Missouri – Kansas City<br />Enrollment & Retention<br />
    14. 14. Time to Get it Right <br />Strategic Plan – 6 Goals<br />Place Student Success at the Center <br />Lead in the Life and Health Sciences<br />Advance Urban Engagement<br /> Excel in the Visual & Performing Arts<br /> Embrace Diversity<br /> Promote Research & Economic Development<br />Blue Ribbon Task Force Report<br /><ul><li>Stabilize Leadership – Chancellor and Provost committed to UMKC
    15. 15. Create External Foundation – Established in August 2009; President</li></ul> Murray Blackwelder on board<br /><ul><li>Develop Strategic Plan – 6 goals; Implementation plans to be </li></ul> completed December 31, 2009<br />University of Missouri – Kansas City<br />Time to Get It Right<br />
    16. 16. Noteworthy News<br /><ul><li> The Bloch School of Business and Public Administration’s </li></ul> Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation was ranked in top<br />25 graduate programs by The Princeton Review in the October<br /> issue of Entrepreneur magazine<br /><ul><li>School of Education recently received a U.S. Department of Education</li></ul> grant for $8.4 million dollars over 5 years to support the Institute for <br /> Urban Education - 100% of their request<br /><ul><li> UMKC’s engagement with and commitment to the community </li></ul> has been endorsed in Dr. Evan Dobelle’s “Saviors of Our Cities” <br /> survey. UMKC is listed among the top 25 universities that are <br /> best neighbors  (Tied with UMSL at #14)<br /><ul><li>Construction on track and on or under budget – Dedicated Herman and</li></ul> Dorothy Johnson Residence Hall, Stanley Durwood Soccer and <br /> Recreational Field, topped off Student Union , Miller Nichols Library<br />University of Missouri – Kansas City Noteworthy News<br />

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