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Five-Year Plan Goal 2

  • Target start date and parties responsible are listed in italics after each objective.

Goal 2: Improve American Indian student enrollment and success by providing effective support in all aspects of the university experience to increase number of American Indian graduates.

Objectives

  • Steadily increase American Indian student enrollment and Wokini scholarships awarded:

Year

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

Enrollment

275

325

375

425

500

Scholarships Awarded

15

45

90

150

210

Begin Fall 2018: Provost, VP Student Affairs, AISC Director and Director of Admissions

 

  • Provide Wokini scholarships for TCU students who have 1) completed an Associate’s degree and are planning to pursue a four-year degree at SDSU or 2) completed an undergraduate degree and are pursing a master’s degree at SDSU.

Begin Fall 2018: Provost, VP Student Affairs, AISC Director and Director of Admission

 

  • Continue providing Wokini scholarships for TCU faculty to support the TCUs goal of strengthening faculty credentials.

Begin Fall 2018: Provost, VP Student Affairs, AISC Director and Director of Admission

 

  • Provide effective and targeted academic advising, counseling, mentoring and supplemental instruction in key life skills.

Begin Summer 2018: AISC Director and Director of First-Year Advising

 

  • Enhance student recruitment initiatives for American Indian Students to include effective prospective student outreach and recruitment and precollege programs.

Begin summer 2018: AISC Director and Director of Admissions

 

  • Create opportunities for American Indian students to become involved in research endeavors both on campus and within tribal communities.

FY 2019-20: Provost, VP of Research and Economic Development, Director of Extension, AISC Director, and Wokini Program Director

 

  • Design and build a stand-alone American Indian Student Center to enhance student connections with one another and the university.

Begin construction Fall 2018, Occupancy January 2020: Associate VP for Facilities and Services and AISC Director

 

  • Collaborate with fundraising campaigns to ensure required resources are available for scholarships and programming:

Year

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

Scholarships

$115,000

$305,000

$570,000

$870,000

$1,170,000

Programming

$50,000

$50,000

$50,000

$50,000

$50,000

Begin summer 2018: President, SDSU Foundation VP for Development and Wokini Program Director

 

  • Introduce and promote 2019 USDA Farm Bill funding for "New Beginnings," which provides $5 million annually to land-grant universities and TCUs ($500K/institution) who engage in Wokini-like programs.

Summer/Fall 2018: President, Marshall Matz and S.D. Congressional Delegation