Departmental Annual Report - Part I
All Departments

College or Division
Center for Student Involvement
Department, If Applicable
Center for Student Involvement
College School Area (Title On Report)
2011 (Su10-Sp11)
Academic Year
1) Name of department chairperson or director?
Chris Geiger
2) Email address of department chairperson or director?
cgeiger@westga.edu
3) List departmental mission statement?

The Center for Student Involvement facilitates student engagement, leadership, and involvement through a variety of programs and services which enhance the overall student experience at the University of West Georgia.

4) List departmental goals for this reporting year.

Enhance CSI marketing of programs and activities to engage more first year and second year students Increase student involvement on campus Increase programming opportunities on campus

Assessment Information
5) In this box, please include a brief description of the assessment tools or artifacts, the assessment results used to measure your department’s progress toward departmental goals, and an analysis of the assessment results for the Annual Report year noted above.

Event Trak attendance reports, Greek Life membership reports, Student Organization membership and programming numbers,

6) Based on the assessment results and analysis noted in question 5, please list departmental improvements you intend to make in the coming year. Specific improvements should be noted even when goals were met.

Added a Graduate Assistant to assist with marketing and social media management, added 2 additional social greek organizations, increased programming opportunities through Lead Day and Weekend Programs, facilitated Best Weeks Ever program

7) Attach additional assessment information (not related to student learning outcomes in academic programs which are input in another section of the system), consolidate information into one PDF document and upload it here.
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Departmental Progress Toward The UWG Strategic Plan
Please discuss your department's initiatives toward the UWG Strategic Goals
You only need to reply to the goals your department addressed this year
8) Every undergraduate academic program will demonstrate a distinctive blending of liberal arts education, professional competencies, and experiential learning, preparing students to be ethically responsible and civically engaged professionals in the global economy of the 21st century.
9) Every undergraduate student will be advised to take advantage of one of multiple available learning communities. Learning communities that are available to students will include communities organized by living arrangement, by year in program, by other co-curricular associations - Honors Program, Advanced Academy, Band, Athletics, Debate, or program in the major.
10) The University will endeavor to increase enrollment in and graduation from graduate programs, including doctoral programs, that have as their mark a practical professional purpose, experiential learning opportunities, and an intellectual program informed by a foundation of liberal education.
11) The University will maintain an environment that is safe and conducive to learning.
12) The University community will provide a balanced variety of cultural, recreational, leisure, and informal education programming opportunities for faculty, staff, and students that enhance the quality of campus life.

Added Lead Day and Weekend Programs project; hosted a Leadership Programs focus group to re-develop leadership programming; continued to register over 150 student organizations; facilitated IMPACT: Social Greek Leaders Training for 75 leaders; facilitated leadership training for RAs; began development of a chapter excellence program to recognize outstanding social greek organizations; hosted NIC Assessment Coalition-an assessment of Social Greek Life at UWG; coordinated Best Weeks Ever campaign

13) All units will strive to improve the compensation and working environment of faculty and staff in order to recruit and retain the best individuals.
14) The University will endeavor to increase our overall enrollment to 14,500 by the year 2015.
15) With our enrollment growth, West Georgia will remain committed to the following targets of academic quality: student to faculty of 18 to 1; average class size of 29; full-time to part-time faculty ratio of 4.4 to 1.
16) West Georgia will develop several new facilities to improve quality along with meeting capacity demands due to enrollment growth.
17) Capital Campaign: The Development Office will prepare for a capital campaign to assist in meeting the long-term needs of the University of West Georgia.
18) Communication and Marketing: The Office of University Communications and Marketing (UCM) will internally and externally promote the missions and goals of the strategic plan. This will be achieved by aligning the institution's integrated marketing plan (advertising, visual identity standards, web presence, media relations, etc.) with the strategic plan.

Worked with UCM to redesign a majority of CSI publications and images

19) Community Relations: The University will engage the local community educationally, culturally and recreationally.

Co-hosted first-ever Homecoming Pep Rally on the Square, hosted first-ever Transitions Orientation Community Fair

20) Describe any notable achievements toward selected goals(s) during this reporting year.
21) List any resources that could have assisted your department with achieving/exceeding departmental goals and how they could have facilitated/improved the work of your the work of your department?
Other Departmental Information
22) List any changes to the structure or substructures of your department implemented during reporting year.

Leadership Programs are now facilitated by Coordinator of Involvement Programs; four Graduate Assistants were added, allowing us to add Weekend Programming, additional advisement to Social Greek Governing Councils, and to assist with Leadership Programs;

23) List any additional comments about your department based on this reporting year.

Emily Teitelbaum was selected to serve on the NACA Regional Leadership Team; Crystal Brown was selected to serve on the steering committe for the L3 State Leadership Summit; Crystal Brown presented at the LaGrange College Leadership Day; Emily Teitelbaum presented at the ACPA National Convention; Chris Geiger graduated from the Board of Regents/USG Executive Leadership Institute; added financial awards to Emerging Leader Program; Emily Teitelbaum and Crystal Brown were selected for and attended the New Professionals Institute sponsored by NASPA Region 3 and SACSA;

Departmental Annual Report - Part II
(Academic Departments Only)
24) List all new degree or certificate programs with the full/accurate program title launched in your department this reporting year.
25) Number of nationally recognized academic programs offered by your department? 0
26) List new or renewed accreditation or similar distinction (include name of the accrediting body and date received) in your department this year.
27) List any notable achievements accomplished by your department this year.
Student Achievements
28) List types of licensure your department prepares students to receive?
29) Explain how your department prepares students for licensure?
30) Percentage of students who passed the state licensure or certification examination, if applicable. 0
31) Percentage of graduating students that goes on to graduate or professional schools? 0
32) Number of research papers published by students in your department this year? 0
33) Number of research presentations completed by students in your department this year? 0
34) Number of internships completed by students in your department this year? 0
35) Number of cooperative education experiences completed by students in your department this year? 0
36) Number of scholarships awarded to students in your department this year? 0
37) Number of fellowships received by students in your department this year? 0
38) Number of students engaged in funded research in your department this year? 0
39) Number of students, in your department, that received national awards and/or recognition this year? 0
40) Number of students, in your department, inducted into Academic Honors Societies this year? 0
41) Number of students, in your department, that participated in a student program (which received national recognition) this year? (i.e. debate, cheerleading, athletic teams) 0
42) List notable achievements accomplished by students in your department this year.
Number of Faculty
43) Number of endowed chairs in your department? 0
44) Number of full professors in your department? 0
45) Number of full-time faculty in your department this year? 0
46) Number of part-time faculty in your department this year? 0
Faculty Extracurricular Engagement with Students
47) Number of new course developments completed by faculty in your department this year? 0
48) Number of honors courses taught by faculty in your department this year? 0
49) Number of faculty that participated or led a study abroad program this year? 0
50) Number of faculty that participated in academic advisement this year? 0
Faculty Research Productivity
51) Number of books and/or monographs published by faculty in your department this year? 0
52) Number of book chapters published by faculty in your department this year? 0
53) Number of peer-reviewed articles published by faculty in your department this year? 0
54) Number of shorter works published by faculty in your department this year? 0
55) Number of papers presented by faculty in your department this year? 0
56) Number of other presentations delivered by faculty in your department this year? 0
57) Number of in-house publications published by faculty in your department this year? 0
58) Number of juried exhibits completed by faculty in your department this year? 0
59) Number of other exhibits or performances completed by faculty in your department this year? 0
60) Number of faculty that served in journal editing/reviewing positions this year? 0
61) Number of faculty that participated in notable continuing education efforts this year? 0
62) Number of faculty that traveled abroad for research purposes this year? 0
Faculty Public Service
63) Number of faculty that served in honors organizations this year? 0
64) Number of faculty that held positions in professional organizations this year? 0
65) Number of faculty that served as advisors to student organizations this year? 0
66) Number of faculty that participated in cooperative consulting efforts this year? 0
67) Number of faculty that served on institution (UWG) wide committees this year? 0
68) Number of faculty that served on USG system committees this year? 0
69) Number of faculty that participated in public service activities this year? 0
Faculty Grants and Awards
70) Number of grant applications submitted by faculty in your department this year? 0
71) Number of grant proposals funded for faculty in your department this year?
(Answer not to exceed response to question 70)
0
72) Total dollar amount of the grants funded (reported for question 71) for faculty in your department this year?
(Round to the nearest whole dollar)
0
73) Total number grants generated by faculty members in your department. 0
74) Total number of faculty receiving grants in your department this year. 0
75) Total number of faculty receiving fellowships in your department this year. 0
76) List notable achievements accomplished by faculty in your department this year.