Administrative Support Planning at Austin Community College is undertaken for several reasons.
They include:
  • To guide the institution toward achieving its mission through efforts directed at goal statements targeting student success which are part of the college mission statement.
  • To assist the integration of planning, budgeting, and assessment at all levels of the college.
  • To assess progress toward achieving the goals of the institution.
  • To inform stakeholders of the progress of the college toward achieving its goals.

A Basis For Planning
The Administrative Support Plan of Austin Community College supports the mission statement and the college-wide goals and initiatives promoting student success. Administrative units will map unit goals and outcomes to support Board Policy A-1 Intended outcomes.

Intended Outcomes
  1. Increase Persistence (Term to Term & Fall to Fall)
  2. Complete Developmental and Adult Education course progression to credit courses.
  3. Increase Completion of All Attempted Courses with a “C” or Better.
  4. Increase Degree/Certificate Graduates and Transfer Rates.
  5. Increase success equity across all racial/ethnic/gender/income groups.

Institutional Effectiveness Measures
  1. Balanced instructional offerings among the College’s mission elements.
  2. A teaching and learning environment that encourages students to be active, life-long learners.
  3. Accessible and affordable post-secondary and higher education programs and services for all who qualify and have the ability to benefit.
  4. Enrollments reflecting diverse and traditionally underserved populations in numbers that represent the local populations of our Service Area.
  5. Job placement from career workforce programs into family-wage careers.
  6. Efficiently administered programs and services that create an institution that is a good place to work, learn, and otherwise experience the higher-education process.

Supporting Materials
Administrative Support Plan Orientation
Administrative Support Plan Cohorts Intensive Review
Administrative Support Plan Workflow
Administrative Support Plan Units per EVP Reporting Line
Administrative Support Plan Template_AY14 (XLS 935kb)
   Administrative Support Plan Template_AY14 (PDF 467kb)
Administrative Support Planning (ASP) Reports
ASP Template FAQ Guide (PDF 246KB)
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, & Threats (SWOT) Analysis
SWOT Calendar
Administrative Support Plan Evaluation Rubric
ASP Calendar
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Sample Plans

Please direct questions concerning Strategic or Administrative Support Planning to Daniel J Chupe-O'Hanlon in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Accountability at (512) 223-7585.