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16: Vision Goals

16.1 Student engagement rates will consistently increase.  
     
16.2 Instructional faculty engagement rates will consistently increase.  
     
16.3 Employer satisfaction rates will exceed the employer satisfaction rates of peer institutions.  
     
16.4 Transfer student retention, persistent, completion, and success rates will exceed the average transfer student retention, persistence, completion, and success rates of peer institutions.
     
16.5 Advisory committee satisfaction rates will consistently increase.  

 

 

 

16.1: Student engagement rates will consistently increase.

Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) Results

The CCSSE benchmarks are groups of conceptually related survey items that address key areas of student engagement.  The five benchmarks denote areas that educational research has shown to be important to students’ college experiences and educational outcomes.

The Iowa Lakes Community College raw benchmark scores increased in all five areas from 2013 to 2015.

The 2015 Iowa Lakes Community College standardized benchmark scores are very similar to the Iowa Community College Cohort standardized benchmark scores.
 

 

 

16.4: Transfer student retention, persistent, completion, and success rates will exceed the average transfer student retention, persistence, completion, and success rates of peer institutions.

Transfer Student Retention

Retention for Iowa Lakes Community College students (Average of 2009-2013 Cohorts) 1 year after transferring to an Iowa Regent University is 82%.  This is greater than or equal to the average retention rate of 12 of the Iowa Community Colleges.  (Transfer Report provided by the State of Iowa Board of Regents)

 
Transfer Student Completion
 
The average University graduation rate for Iowa Lakes Community College students 3 years after transferring to a Regent University is 50%.  This is above the 47% average for all Iowa Community College students, and is greater than or equal to the average graduation rate of 13 of the Iowa Community Colleges.  (Transfer Report provided by the State of Iowa Board of Regents)
 
 
*This is the first year for the Transfer Report from the State of Iowa Board of Regents
 

 

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