Context for Analysis (C)
4C1 Organizing Work Environment to Focus on Student Learning
Service, quality, freedom, enthusiasm, respect, and courage are values that create the environment in which faculty, staff, and administrators at Western organize their work to strengthen the institution’s focus on student learning (Figure O.2,
The most distinctive way the University approaches its work environment is through its inclusive strategic planning process. Western’s strategic planning and implementation processes have involved people across the campus, including students, faculty, staff, administration, and citizens of the region in making quality improvements (Category
Several committees have been organized to address quality improvements in the work and student learning environments. These include the Strategic Planning Steering Committee and seven sub-committees; the Communicating Quality Action Project committee; the Marketing and Public Relations committees; the AQIP accreditation teams; the Applied Learning Action Project committee; the Classification Compensation Committee (C3); and the Student Engagement Action Project committees.