1 Presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education by Randy J. Dunn, President, Murray State University February 10, 2012
2 INSTITUTIONAL PROFILE Over 10,600 students representing 94 Kentucky counties, 41 states, and 45 foreign countries Over 136 Degree Programs Ranging from Associate to Doctoral degrees new degree programs including the Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Chemical Manufacturing Management, Japanese, Music Business, and the on line Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) 5 Regional Campuses serving the 18 Counties Paducah, Hopkinsville, Madisonville, Henderson, and Fort Campbell
3 RECENT RECOGNITIONS U.S. News & World Report Top Tier for 21 consecutive years in academic quality 8th among all public universities in the southern region Top 14for 7 consecutive years amongall all public master s universities Forbes Top 100 America s Best Colleges Best College Buy behind only Berea in KY Ranked 16th in the country for its online M.B.A. program in the category of High Quality Buys Under $15,000 GetEducated.com
4 RECENT RECOGNITIONS Highest six year graduation rate among KY regional publics IPEDS 1 of 2 KY publics receiving a B for its general studies program. Nationally, only 17 scored an A. American Council of Trustees and Alumni Named a Great Colleges to Work For Chronicle of Higher Education Named a 2012 Military Friendly School G.I. Jobs
5 CPE STRATEGIC AGENDA COLLEGE READINESS STUDENT SUCCESS RESEARCH, ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EFFICIENCY & INNOVATION
6 COLLEGE READINESS Performance Metric Historical ( ) Baseline ( ) 2015 Target Percent Change Baseline to Target New teacher excellence (top 15% nationally) 13% 16% 18% 12% Percent of teaching program graduates scoring in the top 15 percent nationally on Praxis II Practice of Learning and Teaching (PLT) licensure exams.
7 COLLEGE READINESS Educational Outreach Initiatives Sponsored the Response to Intervention conference to support the new Common Core Standards CPE awarded a grant for Improving Educator Quality funding professional development for math teachers to aid meeting the Common Core Standards and use of technology in the classroom Partnered with NASA Aerospace Education Services Project professional development for STEM teachers in west Kentucky K12CONNECT to form connections with area schools first program will be a Four Rivers Scholarship Program
8 STUDENT SUCCESS Performance Metric Historical Baseline 2015 ( ) ( ) Target Percent Change Baseline to Target Total Degrees & Credentials 2,111 2,185 2,272 4% Bachelor s 1,521 1,535 1,596 4% Master s % Transfer from KCTCS Not avail ,013 6% Net direct cost for low income students $1,057 $1,224 ( ) $1,312 7% Transfer from KCTCS includes transfer of KCTCS credit at any time during a student s career. Net Direct Cost is the cost of tuition, fees and books after all grants and scholarships received. Amount shown are for full time, Kentucky resident undergraduates only. Negative amounts reflect grant money available to pay indirect costs such as room and board.
9 STUDENT SUCCESS 12,000 Headcount Enrollment HC On line Extended 10,000 8,000 8,903 8,914 9,141 9,648 9,920 10,100 10,128 10,274 10,304 10,156 10,022 10,078 10,416 10,623 6,000 4,000 2, ,248 1, ,336 2,519 2,672 2,693 2,788 2,792 2,832 2,712 2,665 2,566 2,072 2, ,834 1,798 1, ,119 1,322 1,491 1,066 1,251
10 STUDENT SUCCESS 2,500 Total Degrees Awarded to ees Awarded Degr 2,000 1,500 1,000 1,562 1,763 1,758 1,859 1,905 2,046 1,981 40% Increase 2,111 2,135 2,189 2,190 2,
11 STUDENT SUCCESS Kentucky Comprehensive Public Universities Annual Tuition & Fees (effective Fall 2011) UK 9,128 UofL 8,930 WKU 8,084 NKU 7,488 EKU MoSU MuSU KSU 6,960 6,942 6,576 6, ,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 7,000 8,000 9,000 10,000
12 KY Comprehensive & Regional Benchmark Institutions Annual Tuition & Fees STUDENT SUCCESS University of Illinois Champaign (Il.) Northern Illinois (Il.) Illinois State (Il.) Southern Illinois Univ. (Il.) Eastern Illinois (Il.) Western Illinois (Il.) University of Kentucky (Ky.) University of Missouri Columbia (Mo.) University of Louisville (Ky.) Ball State University (In.) IUPUI (In.) Western Kentucky (Ky.) Indiana State (In.) Northern Kentucky (Ky.) Northwest Missouri State (Mo.) Truman State (Mo.) Eastern Kentucky (Ky.) Morehead State (Ky.) Tennessee Martin (Tn.) Tennessee Chattanooga (Tn.) Missouri State Murray State (Ky.) Southeast Missouri State (Mo.) Austin Peay State (Tn.) Tennessee Tech (Tn.) Kentucky State (Ky.) 11,835 11,832 11,038 10,534 9,980 9,128 8,990 8,930 8,558 8,243 8,084 7,982 7,488 7,434 7,008 6,960 6,942 6,718 6,718 6,598 6,576 6,555 6,432 6,406 6, ,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,000 14,000 13,976
13 STUDENT SUCCESS Performance Metric Historical Baseline 2015 Percent Change ( ) ( ) Target Baseline to Target *Graduation Rates 57.1% 49.6% 53.0% 7% Graduation rate gap of underprepared minority students 16 ppt 13 ppt 13 ppt 4 ppt Graduation Rate gap of underprepared students Not available 22 ppt 22 ppt 2 ppt Graduation rate gap of low income students Not available 20 ppt 17 ppt 15 ppt * Murray changed its Bachelor's seeking entry cohorts during this period per IPEDS instructions to include students whose degree status was undeclared, resulting in an apparent decline in graduation rates in Graduation rate of full time, Bachelor s degree seeking students who entered six years previous (IPEDS). Gaps represent difference between graduation rate of target tgroup and graduation rate of other students.
14 STUDENT SUCCESS Retention of First Time Freshmen UK UofL 79.1% 77.1% MuSU MoSU WKU EKU NKU 71.6% 70.9% 69.2% 68.4% 65.1% KSU 52.3% 0.0% 10.0% 20.0% 30.0% 40.0% 50.0% 60.0% 70.0% 80.0% Original Admission Date: Fall 2008 Source: Council on Postsecondary Education
15 STUDENT SUCCESS Six Year Baccalaureate Graduation Rate 2010 UK MuSU WKU UofL EKU MoSU NKU KSU 24.5% 34.0% 37.5% 37.0% 48.7% 48.7% 53.7% 58.2% 0.0% 10.0% 20.0% 30.0% 40.0% 50.0% 60.0% Fall 2004 Degree Seeking Freshman Source: Institutions
16 STUDENT SUCCESS Posted the 2 nd highest six year graduation rate among KY publics Established a Transfer Center aiding student transitions from two and four year institutions Expanded dual credit offerings assisting high school students with course remediation Created the President s Commission on Student Retention task force evaluating current mechanisms and new initiatives Streamlined the Office of Student Disability Services one stop shop for tutoring, educational assistance and accommodations
17 RESEARCH, ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Performance Metric Historical ( ) Baseline 2015 Target Percent Change Baseline to Target Et Externally Funded d Research & Development (in thousands) Degrees & Credentials in STEM+H Fields $2,345 $618 ( ) ( ) $1, % % Externally funded research and development includes all sources of science and engineering R&D funding other than institutional sources such as endowments. STEM+H includes certificates and degrees at all levels in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health fields.
18 RESEARCH, ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Providing Faculty Grant Writing Seminars and Indirect Cost Sharing Adjustment to support and incentivize grant activity Expanding Women in Computing Return Path Student Seed Fund grant awarded by the National Council for Women in Technology to increase technology interest Regional high school Girl s STEM Day to encourage computer usage Regional STEM Outreach Math Improvement Project professional development for teachers Hooked on Science providing STEM education to the 18 county region Established West Kentucky AgBioworks farmer network harvesting biomass and future plans to start a bio energy demonstration center
19 EFFICIENCY AND INNOVATION Performance Metric Historical ( ) Baseline ( ) 2015 Target Percent Change Baseline to Target Credits Earned by Degree Graduates % Online learning (Percent of all credit earned through online learning) 6% 10% 12% 21% Credits earned by degree graduates includes all Bachelor s degree graduates during the year. Online learning measures thepercent ofcompleted student credit hours delivered through distance learning.
20 EFFICIENCY AND INNOVATION Expansion of online programs and courses a profit sharing with ih faculty members to incentivize creation and offering of online courses Strict monitoring of credits to degree (CTD) 51 programs and options remain at 120 CTDs, 59 additional programs and options reduced their CTD totals Reworked the University Studies curriculum realigned the curriculum around the characteristics of the MSU Graduate rather than traditional academic categories
21 WE ARE RACERS Nationalrecognitions for social media (Blue Fuego), print publications (CASE Awards) and efficient technology services (University Business Magazine) Exceeded the fundraising goal of $60M for the Hold Thy Banner High Comprehensive Campaign, with nearly 50% going to fund scholarships hi Educational content partnerships with KET Top ranked Men s Basketball program 30th in ESPN All Time Rankings Go RACERS!
22 Presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education by Randy J. Dunn, President, Murray State University February 10, 2012