W. Va. Code R. § 135-49-3 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022

3.1. "AccountabiUty System." All research, reports, documents, data and any other materials, the collection, analysis and dissemination of which are necessary to accomplish the purpose of this rule. The system includes goals, objectives and priorities, public policy agendas, statewide master plans, state and institution compacts, implementation plans, institutional mission statements and master plans, and the system report card.
3.2. "Goal" A long-term public purpose that is a desired and expected end result for which public higher education is established.
3.3. "Higher Education Institution" or "Institution." Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, Community and Technical College at WVU Tech, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Marshall Community and Technical College, New River Community and Technical College, Pierpont Community and Technical College, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, West Virginia Northern Community College, West Virginia State Community and Technical College, and West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
3.4. 'Implementation Plan." A document developed within the higher education community that identifies a series of objectives, sets forth performance indicators that can be used to determine if objectives are being achieved, and outlines strategies over the Ufe cycle of the system master plan.
3.5. "Institution Contact." A formal, written contract between the Council and a state institution of higher education under its jurisdiction expressing intent to accon^lish state and system goals and objectives.
3.6. "Objective." End to be accomplished or attained within a specified period of time for the purpose of meeting established goals.
3.7. 'priority." The order in which objectives are to be addressed for the purpose of achieving state goals.
3.8. "Report Card." Report or series of reports that assesses the progress of the Council and institutions xmder its jurisdiction toward achieving state, system or institution goals and objective.
3.9. "State Compact." A formal written agreement between the Council and at least one other external entity to achieve state goals and objectives where significant collaboration and commitment of resources between the partners to the agreement is required in order to achieve the desired results.
3.10. "System Master Plan." A document developed by the Council that sets forth system goals, objectives and strategies and is aligned with, but not limited to, meeting state goals, objectives and priorities.


W. Va. Code R. § 135-49-3

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