Framework for Success

The needed human, physical and financial resources must be adequately provided and rationally managed in order to achieve the institutional goals.

1. The Students

  • Refine admission processes for an expanded and equitable access to quality education.
  • Provide increasing support and services to attract academically talented and excellent graduate and undergraduate students and maximize their learning and development.
  • Establish an effective system for supporting, monitoring and evaluating services to enable students to graduate on time in a 4- or 5-year course.
  • Establish bilateral academic agreements.
  • Liberalize twinning programs with foreign universities.
  • Provide opportunities and attractive incentives for students to develop their learning capabilities, leadership potentials and desirable ethics and values.
  • Campaign for appreciation by and involvement of students in co- and extra-curricular activities and other student development programs.
  • Initiate better and more accessible means of promoting student welfare in terms of scholarships and other privileges, financial assistance and grants.
  • Formulate a rational university sports, recreational and cultural development program.

Performance Indicators
  • Number of high-achieving students enrolled in the university.
  • Increased number of scholarship grants administered and managed more efficiently.
  • Mentoring programs with improved quality.
  • Expanded and improved support services.
  • Growth in the number of activities dedicated for student growth and development.
  • Percentage of students who graduate on time in a 4- and 5-year course.

2. Faculty and Staff

  • Recruit, develop and retain high quality and globally competitive faculty and staff members
  • Create a working environment that inspires and challenges the professional capabilities of the personnel and promotes interaction and complementation among them
  • Provide tools and mechanisms that will allow and enable faculty and staff members to have more active participation and expanded support to the core institutional missions of instruction, research, extension and production.
  • Provide opportunities and allocate funds for continuing professional growth and development.
  • Provide all incentives and mandated benefits to faculty and staff.
  • Explore the possibility of increasing housing opportunities.
  • Extend health services and medical assistance; and establish a provident fund.

Performance Indicators
  • Increase in the number of faculty and staff with advance degrees.
  • Implementation of faculty and staff compensation and classification schemes.
  • Expansion of faculty and staff benefits.
  • Institutionalization of recognition programs and awards for outstanding performance in teaching, research and service.
  • Increase in the number of in-house training activities and growth in the number of faculty and staff attendance to national and international trainings, seminars, workshops, and conferences.
  • Availability of opportunities representing work-life-leisure balance (i.e. sports, recreation, cultural events)

3. Physical Resources and Facilities

  • Provide physical facilities needed to maintain excellence and provide enhanced opportunities to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Establish information and educational technology infrastructure to improve access, delivery and training.
  • Utilize information technologies and digital resources for the automation of library services and enrolment procedures.
  • Upgrade and equip the university service units such as the infirmary, motor pool, farm machinery, printing press and carpentry sections with the essential machineries and gadgets.
  • Intensify the “clean and green” and “zero waste” management programs.

Performance Indicators
  • Completed facility improvement and renovations, and new construction including classrooms and laboratories, academic and administrative offices, research space and support facilities.
  • Expanded availability and accessibility to computing resources and increased electronic access to students, faculty and staff.
  • ICT application in university ope rations covering the areas of enrolment and registration, accounting, inventory, HRMO, and others.
  • Computerization of library operations and increase in acquisitions.
  • Campus transformation in terms of improved resource utilization, power consumption, waste management and environmental impact.

4. Financial Resources

  • Aggressively pursue external funding supp ort through advocacy efforts with stakeholders like alumni, legislators, and corporate sponsors.
  • Expand the income generating capability of existing projects.
  • Implement an effective, efficient and participatory system of fiscal management.
  • Study the feasibility of implementing highly profitable business projects through joint ventures, “build-operate-transfer” schemes, or through credit and other financial arrangements.
  • Review CLSU’s land and other assets to determine how net incomes can be maximized to generate more support to priority projects.

Performance Indicators
  • Growth in the level of government funding.
  • Increased external support through sponsored funding and private giving and donations.
  • Acceleration in the level and growth of internally-generated funds.
  • Number of appropriate corporate sponsorships.
  • Increased annual incomes from CLSU’s properties and more priority projects funded from additional incomes generated.

5. Efficient Managements

  • Strengthen programmatic and operational complementation among the various units of the university.
  • Share and distribute management responsibility and accountability.
  • Study the organizational and management structure for possible modification to make it more effective.
  • Develop and sustain desirable work ethics and values among faculty, staff and students.
  • Cultivate an environment of harmony solidarity, peace and teamwork.
  • Conduct a periodic and participatory institutional planning, monitoring, assessment and evaluation mechanism on resource generation and utilization.
  • Implement an output-oriented performance evaluation system.
  • Improve operational and management control system in student record keeping, procurement, accounting, budgeting and other operations.

Performance Indicators
  • Operational Management Information System (MIS)
  • Operations and processes that are ISO-certified.
  • User feedback mechanism developed and implemented.
  • Improved internal processing of financial transactions and requisitions.