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Strategic Enrollment Committee

Meeting Date/Time:  2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 12:45 pm to 2:00 pm

Strategic Enrollment Management Committee
Background:
In 2017, the Abbreviated Strategic Enrollment Management Plan established that: A Strategic Enrollment Management Plan (SEMP) will be developed by the Office of Educational Programs. A SEM Committee will be established to guide this process. Members from all constituent groups will be represented. 

Charge:
As an open-entry institution, Santa Barbara City College serves a diverse student body with wide-ranging educational goals. SBCC’s Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) committee encompasses recruitment, enrollment, retention, and goal completion from an institution-wide perspective. At its core, SEM decision-making is student-centered and fiscally responsible. 

In order to ensure long-term viability, SBCC regularly adapts programs and services to meet the changing needs of its communities and students. SEM addresses current realities, adapts to the changing environment, and includes proactive planning. At Santa Barbara City College,  SEM is a shared responsibility that ensures fiscal stability and viability by optimizing enrollments and integrating SEM into financial planning, budgeting, and allocation processes.

Decision-Making Process: 
The committee will discuss and decide the process for shared decision-making that includes adequate time for deliberation and consideration by all constituency groups. Membership includes both resource (non-voting) and constituent  (Academic Senate, Associated Student Government, Classified Consultation Group, and District administrator) representation. Formal recommendations will receive first- and second-readings by all groups. Voting on formal recommendations, when necessary, will function with a simple majority vote format. 

Products:
Strategic Enrollment Management Plan and Assessment
Academic Calendar Review and Recommendations
FTES and Efficiency Target Recommendations
FTEF Budget Allocation Recommendations
Waitlist practices and class cancelation guidelines

Strategic Enrollment Management Plan (SEMP)

Membership:
 
By Position:
Jeanette Chian: Dean, School of Extended Learning 
Angelica Contreras: Acting Director of Admissions & Records & Dual Enrollment
Rudy Hill: Controller
Elizabeth Imhof: Instructional Dean
Christopher Johnson: Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Jens Kuhn: Instructional Dean
Vanessa Pelton: Director, Enrollment and Retention Services
Alan Price: Instructional Dean
Margaret Prothero: Guided Pathways Faculty Coordinator
Martha Swanson: Executive Director, Public Affairs and Communications
Sara Volle: Assessment/Placement Coordinator

Academic Senate Reps:
Melanie Eckford-Prossor (Senate President)
*Tara Carter
Ellen O'Connor
Dave Saunders
Gwyer Schuyler
Pamela Shaw

Constituent Reps:
Anna Parmely (FA)
Maureen McRae Goldberg (ALA)
*Mari Lopez-Manzo (CSEA)

Non-Voting Resource Members:
*María Villagómez: Co-Chair
*Paloma Arnold: Co-Chair
*Carola Smith: Co-Chair
Michael Medel
Z Reisz

* Member of Steering Committee