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Working Timeline 2014-2015

  • September 2013 – President Fernández announced that Lehman College would initiate the prioritization of academic and administrative programs and services as one of several goals for the academic year
  • October 2013 – 7-member Lehman Team (consisting of Provost, VP for Administration and Finance, faculty and staff) attended a 2-day workshop on prioritization of academic and administrative programs led by Robert Dickeson (author of Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: Reallocating Resources to Achieve Strategic Balance)
  • February 2014 - President Fernández calls for nominations for Steering Committee, Academic and Administrative Task Forces, Data Support Group and Communications Team.
  • March 2014 – Prioritization Kick-Off (with Robert Dickeson) and Open Forum
  • June 2014 – Steering Committee presents clarification and tentative process timeline
  • June – September 2014 – Task Force Co-Chairs worked with Data Team to finalize Program Analysis Forms and identify accessible and reliable data
  • October 2014 – Consultants led workshops on best practices and use of specialized software for data entry and program analysis; task force co-chairs provided a review of the program analysis forms.
  • November 2014 – Chairs/Directors, Deans and Senior Administrators begin assessment of individual programs and services for submission to Task Forces
  • January 2015 – Task Forces to assess and rate all programs and services and make recommendations to Steering Committee
  • March 2015 – Steering Committee to review ratings provided by the Task Forces
  • April 2015 – Steering Committee to provide final recommendations to the President
  • May 2015 – President to review and announce final recommendations