|Plan 2008: GOAL III: CLOSE THE GAP IN EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT, BY BRINGING RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR IN LINE WITH THOSE OF THE STUDENT BODY AS A WHOLE.|
|RELATED INSTITUTIONAL Plan 2008 GOAL (UW-W Continuing Activity #8):
2. Continue and expand organized opportunities for administrators, faculty, staff, and students to learn about intercultural differences in communication and learning styles that can help improve learning opportunities for students of color.
|Name of Department(s)||Academic Support Services
Multicultural Education Center (MEC)
Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Research Network (LEARN) Center
Divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs
Office of International Education and Programs
|Target Group||All administrators, faculty, staff, and students|
|Total Number Served|
|Time Line||Academic Year and Summer|
|Duration of Program||Continuing|
|Program Cost and Funding Sources||UW-W Funding|
1. Continue programming through the Multicultural Education Center aimed at addressing intercultural differences. Encourage the Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Research Network (LEARN) Center to work with the MEC to co-sponsor these types of events.
|EXPECTED OUTCOMES OR NEED FOR INITIATIVE/PROGRAM||
· Listing of organized activities that are available
|ACTUAL OUTCOMES OR EFFECTIVES OF IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITIES||
1. During 1999-2000, the Multicultural Education Center (MEC) sponsored or co-sponsored 23 events, with more than 1,800 individuals in attendance. During 2000-2001, the MEC sponsored or co-sponsored more than 30 events, with more than 2,000 individuals in attendance.
|FACTORS INFLUENCING PROGRAM OUTCOMES
||Internal factors influencing program outcomes include funding to support speakers and other activities as well as scheduling logistics.|
|FUTURE PLANS; WILL YOU DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY, IF SO, WHY||We plan to continue the efforts noted above.|