ROLE OF ACADEMIC PLANNING IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
Academic planning is expected to, among other things:
(a) Support institutional strategic, academic, and budgetary planning and decision making through the analysis, presentation, and distribution of relevant and timely information, policy analyses, and projections of future trends, such as;
- Enrollment projections,
- Student retention and graduation rates,
- Staff workload analyses,
- Physical facilities projections,
- Revenue projections, and
- Retirement projections;
(b) Coordinate academic planning processes, such as;
- Development of new units and courses,
- Review of existing courses,
- Assessment of academic programs,
- Students learning, etc.
(c) Facilitate the flow of information between the University Management, University Senate, and the various University academic and non-academic units regarding these processes;
(d) Prepare comparative analysis of the University with peer institutions to provide a context for budget and planning initiative. Examples include student enrollment patterns, comparative staff structure, and income generation strategies, and
(e) Respond to internal and external requests for information about institutional characteristics. Role of Academic Planning in Nigerian University System.
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