West Plains

  • Increase enrollment through recruitment and retention strategies. Examples include enrolling students in the welding program, developing the ASCEND program for college students with autism, and beginning a program to provide education for prisoners.
  • Continue to develop and restructure the athletics department, including the addition of women’s softball and e-sports, the hiring of a full-time athletic director, revision of accounting practices and information, and continuing to review women’s volleyball and men’s basketball at the NJCAA Division I level.
  • Advance facility projects indicated on the facility master plan. Examples include the autism center, Looney Hall lecture hall and simulation lab additions, and Pace Industrial Science Center.
  • Continue DEI initiatives on campus.
  • Continue to coordinate operations between the West Plains and Springfield campuses.