Completion Agenda

  • Increase the number of students who earn degrees
  • Increase the number of students who earn career-specific certificates
  • Increase the number of students who transfer prior to earning a degree if that is their goal
  • Establish educational partnerships to enable students to complete bachelor's degrees at NCC

Strategic ActionMetricsTimelineOwner
Define Student Success Utilize VFA components to create student success index Summer 2013 Jeff/Mardi
Increase Overall Student Success Increase overall student success index by 6% over the next 3 years 2014 (2%)          
2015 (4%)
2016 (6%)
Jeff/Mardi
Increase Completion Rates Increase traditional three-year comnpletion rates by 6% over the next 3 years 2013 Cohort (2%)
2014 Cohort (4%)
2015 Cohort (6%)
Jeff/Mardi
Increase Fall to Spring Retention

Increase Fall to Fall Retention
Increase 3% over 3 years



Increase 6% over 3 years
Fall 2014 (1%)
Fall 2015 (2%)
Fall 2016 (3%)

Fall 2014 (2%)
Fall 2015 (4%)
Fall 2016 (6%)
Jeff/Mardi
Improve College Readiness Reduce the percent of students requiring math  remediation by 10% over next two years

Reduce English remediation needed by 5% over next two years

Introduce new comprehensive developmental math model


Fall 2014 (5%)   
Fall 2015 (10%)





Fall 2014 (2.5%)
Fall 2015 (5%)


Fall 2014
Jeff/Mardi

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