Recruit, develop, and retain faculty and staff who support quality instruction, research and service in accordance with the public affairs mission and University goals.
Objective A: Create a college-wide environment that attracts and retains quality faculty and staff.
Strategy: Increase CHHS faculty salaries to CUPA mean
Status: FY08 salaries 22% ≥ 100% CUPA (43% ≥ 95% CUPA and 84% ≥ 85% CUPA)
Strategy: Provide adequate research space for faculty.
¨ PSY lost 521 sq ft in Siceluff due to remodeling but gained approximately 1800 sq ft in PCOB;
¨ Installation of 3 lab hoods in PROF—approved but not completed;
¨ PROF BLDG animal room upgrade- consultant secured;
¨ Conversion of PROF lab prep to research lab 339 sq ft- approved but not completed
Strategy: Offer summer research support for new faculty.
Status: Five faculty received first year summer research stipends; 5 additional CHHS summer stipends
Strategy: Departments environment promotes faculty productivity.
Status: Departments provided flexible workload assignments, collaborative community opportunities and mentoring.
Strategy: Encourage increased number of search members and staff to complete search training
Status: CHHS search briefing held July12, 2007.
Strategy: Utilize effective marketing and recruitment strategies
Status: For national searches: 80% of offers accepted; 91% of searches successful
Strategy: Offer new faculty and staff competitive salaries and benefits
Status: Offers made at CUPA mean or higher.
Strategy: Assist with positions for accompanying spouse/partner
Status: Contacts made to assist two accompanying spouses/partners but did not result in job offers.
Objective B: Promote initiatives to recruit diverse faculty.
Strategy: Utilize the Provost’s Initiative
Status: No CHHS faculty recruited utilizing Provost’s Initiative; however, two minority/international faculty members were hired through regular search process.
Objective C: Departments will promote active faculty involvement in professional development to facilitate research, teaching, and service.
Strategy: Support participation in state, national, and international conferences
Status: $750 per faculty member provided by CHHS for state/national travel plus additional for international travel; x of faculty participating or %.
Objective D: Encourage and develop strategies for Masters/entry level faculty, in areas of need, to pursue doctoral studies with a commitment to remain at Missouri State.
Strategy: Provide support for faculty in targeted, highly competitive fields to pursue doctoral studies
Status: Five faculty (2 NUR; 2PT; 1 SWK) pursuing doctorates receive travel support and scheduling consideration.