Vision, Mission, and Strategic Themes
Wayne State: Making a notable difference to rural and community life through learning excellence, student success, and regional service.
Wayne State College is a comprehensive institution of higher education dedicated to freedom of inquiry, excellence in teaching and learning, and regional service and development. Offering affordable undergraduate and graduate programs, the College prepares students for careers, advanced study, and civic involvement. The College is committed to faculty-staff-student interaction, public service, and diversity within a friendly and collegial campus community.
Based on the vision and mission for Wayne State College a strategic planning committee meets every two years and identifies strategic goals for the college. The 2012 - 2014 Strategic Plan was developed during the November 2011 strategic planning retreat by members of the campus community. The following guiding strategic themes were identified.
Teaching and Learning: Continuously improve academic quality and learning.
--Create Advising Standards
--Increase international education opportunitites
Community: Build a sense of belonging, ownership. and esprit de corps among all college constituencies.
--Develop processes to recruit and retain employees
--Improve College communication
Regional Service and Development: Engage the campus community in regional partnerships and service.
--Increase enrollment at the College Center
--Expand College/Regional/Community Partnerships
Quality (AQIP): Establish an institutional culture of systematic quality improvement.
--Improve Biennial Strategic Planning Process
--Develop Action Projects
--Promote institutional awareness of AQIP process
--Maintain Systems Portfolio
Stewardship: Carefully manage and develop campus resources and facilities.
--Implement Campus Master Plan Initiatives
--Expand Technological Resources
--Increase Public and Private Support
Student Persistence: Enroll, retain, and graduate an optimum number of students.
--Broaden Marketing Plan
--Increase Student Retention
--Increase Student Recruitment
--Increase regional outreach
--Enhance Student Life
Wayne State College is an equal opportunity institution. WSC does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admissions decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College's nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title, VI, VII, IX, and Section 504. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and practices may be directed to Dr. Cheryl Waddington, Director of Human Resources, Tile VI, VII, IX Compliance Coordinator, Wayne State College, 1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE 68787, (402) 375-7403.