Activity I – Strengthening the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research
The purpose of this unit is multifunctional in that it maintains a historical database of college data; assists with the systematic evaluation of educational support services, administrative processes, and fiscal resources in order to identify the strengths and challenges of the college; serves as a repository for information that may be used to support planning, policy formulation and strategic decision making. This office will facilitate Trenholm State’s planning and institutional effectiveness processes.
Dr. Mimi Johnson
Director, Institutional Research and Advancement
Telephone: (334) 420-4243
Activity II - Construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement in classroom, library, laboratory, and other instructional facilities, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services
Activity II will utilize a multi-pronged approach to alleviating the deficiencies in the physical facilities of the College. The activities to be undertaken will focus on repairs/renovations of existing campus buildings that currently house academic programs/courses; repair/replacement of obsolete and worn-out air conditioning/heating ventilation systems in academic buildings; re-roofing and/or restructuring of old, leaky roofs on instructional offices and academic buildings, and, enhancing physical facilities such as classrooms, laboratories, and instructional offices to ensure a conducive learning environment.
Director, Physical Plant
Telephone: (334) 420-4266
Activity III - Funds and administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management
Activity III is designed to address the problems in the College’s current system of managing and collecting information. Improved internal and external institutional communication systems, training opportunities for administration, faculty and staff, and technological updates to the records management system to attain a more efficient delivery of services are proposed. Since the computer system is the pivotal component of this activity, the administrative computing system will continue to be enhanced and secured through utilization of needed software and hardware updates.
Phone Number: (334) 420-4234
Activity IV – Purchase of library books, periodicals, microfilm, and other educational materials, including telecommunications program materials
The primary objective of this activity is to strengthen and improve library resources by acquiring additional library books, periodicals, microfilm, audiovisual materials and equipment, computer software, telecommunications software and equipment and other educational materials.
Activity V – Tutoring, counseling and student service programs designed to improve academic success
Activity V is designed to provide retention monitoring and early warning intervention systems that will identify high-risk students and provide assistance. The activity will be the focal point in the College’s support system for recruiting, retaining, and graduating students. It will address critical issues pertaining to retention.
Dr. Gregory A. Hudson
Dean of Students
Activity VI – Enhancing professional development for faculty and staff
This activity is designed to provide ongoing and systematic professional development opportunities to faculty and staff to increase productivity and effectively meet the needs of students. Professional development opportunities will include workshops, seminars and conferences. This activity will also support guest lecturers, speakers, and consultants.