Parking at UW Tacoma is an issue with students, faculty and staff. We will create a parking plan that adds surface parking to alleviate current parking shortages, establishes longer parking times at street meters, establishes pilot carpool commuting parking, and increases parking rates to cover costs.
Through the creation of a “single budget” mentality for each budget unit, we will develop a deeper understanding of the “matching” principle to avoid deficit spending practices and create a strong budgetary reporting and analysis culture on campus.
SAES will engage campus partners to lead the design of an enrollment projection model, a component of our campus’ comprehensive enrollment management plan that will coordinate and guide strategic recruitment and admissions efforts, guide space planning and enhance the impact of retention efforts.
We will inform faculty about opportunities to partner with Educational Outreach (EO) for courses and conferences. We will build relationships between EO leaders and academic unit leaders, and finalize expectations and terms of engagement between EO and academic units.
[We will work with Highline College and offer limited courses at a site in Federal Way. Currently we plan to offer limited courses starting in 2019-20 and will be focused mainly on distance learning with potential TA support.
This initiative is part of a larger effort to create the Center for Applied Urban Research. This will be an urban analytics center that, as a part of its larger mission, will gather, integrate, analyze, and disseminate urban data, including economic development data. Creation and activation of this center will depend on availability of funding.
We will develop new programming and expand existing programming for the Craft Beer Certificate programs. This will include developing external partnerships with the craft beer industry that create a feedback loop in curriculum needs and student enrollment.
Since not all students can study abroad, we are committed to creating and expanding global learning opportunities on campus. This includes the expansion of COIL classes, our Global Ambassadors Program, International Education Week and other campus programming.
In order to increase the number of academic conferences successfully launched and supported by Conference Services, we will educate faculty about opportunities to partner with Conference Services, and establish relationships between Conference Services and the academic units.
We will work with schools and academic units to build non-credit certificates, including work with the School of Engineering and Technology to launch a Certificate in Risk Management.