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2013-14 CAMPUS BUDGET PLANS

Division of Academic Affairs

USE OF PRO RATA DIVISION ALLOCATION

Quality of Faculty and Staff
Priority and Goals Proposed Project Amount
Increase tenure track hiring to strengthen academic programs, while enhancing tenure density and faculty diversity. Hire tenure track faculty beyond replacement of retirements $666,133
Continue essential staff hiring. Hire additional staff in high needs areas beyond replacement of retirements $240,000
Student Retention and Graduation
Priority and Goals Proposed Project Amount
Expand active learning that fosters student engagement, including collaborative learning, undergraduate and graduate research, writing intensive courses, international study, out-of-classroom activity, and active learning. Provide funding to colleges to lower class size in writing intensive courses $300,000
Expand CSULB’s use of instructional methods based on innovative technology. Hire instructional designer in Academic Technology $75,000
Information Technology Services
Priority and Goals Proposed Project Amount
Aggressively expand the use of technology-based modes of instruction such as flipped, hybrid, and on-line, to enhance the learning experiences of our students. Create a new position, Director of Teaching and Learning Innovation $110,000
Aggressively expand the use of technology-based modes of instruction such as flipped, hybrid, and on-line, to enhance the learning experiences of our students. Hire additional staff in ATS to free up the current LMS director to focus on blended instruction. $75,000
Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
Priority and Goals Proposed Project Amount
Support CSULB faculty RSCA, including undergraduate and graduate research opportunities. Expand RSCA opportunities using a performance funding process $400,000
Increase incentives for faculty and staff to seek external funding to increase sponsored program dollar levels to a target of $50M annually, while maintaining an average indirect rate above 15%. Move RSCA funding off of F&A and use available F&A funds to continue and expand incentives to develop external funding $200,000
Facilities and Sustainable Development
Priority and Goals Proposed Project Amount
Expand our program of experimental classrooms to test out innovations in technology and design with participating faculty. Build more high technology classrooms $300,000

Academic Affairs Total $2,366,133

Notes:

We are assuming that we may receive funding via the systemwide competition for course redesign and student success efforts; should this change, Academic Affairs' priorities would also need to be adjusted.