From Our Students’ Perspectives • West and Main Campus Class Registration • Degree-Bound Population • General Education v. Upper-Level Courses• Seven of ten students learned about West Campus classes from our schedule insert• Nearly all would recommend us to others
West Campus MissionWichita State University satellite campuses are committed to providing comprehensive educational opportunities in the satellite facilities of the Wichita MSA. The satellite campuses support the opportunities available on the main campus and serve as a conduit to the main campus experience.
Recent Changes• Bookstore Converted to 17th Classroom• Additional Computers for Student Use• New Welcome Desk in Lobby• Focus on Workforce Development
Trends• Increased Competition• Increased Accessibility vs. Increasing Costs• Flat traditional Student Enrollment; Growing Non-Traditional Student Enrollment• Changing Focus from Institution-Centered to Student Centered Mindset• Economic Uncertainty Being Offset by Stimulus Spending
Workforce Development Opportunities Retraining Money Available Displaced Workers http://www.wichita.edu/retool1. Register with Workforce Development Center2. Apply for WSU Admission3. File FAFSA4. Enroll in Courses
Education for “Clunkers?”• 15,000 local workers aided by grant so far• $25M Waiting on additional National Emergency Grant• Still accepting applications for when additional funds become available