IDENTITY

VANGUARD EQUIPS YOU TO LIVE THE STORY GOD HAS FOR YOU
A Christian community of scholarship characterized by the spirit-empowered life, dynamic professor-mentor relationships, and a culture of care.

MISSION:

To equip each student for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-centered leadership and service.

STRATEGIES:

Cultivating the Spirit-empowered life in Christian experience and service. Promoting academic excellence that integrates faith and life. Providing professor-mentors in a dynamic community environment.

VALUES:

Truth, Virtue, and Service

  1. The Plan | How we’ll get there

    Technology

    DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE ED TECH STRATEGY

    The objective is to develop and begin implementation of a comprehensive education technology strategy that includes an assessment of infrastructure and instructional technology. Online course offerings and degree programs will be assessed and planned.

    Led by: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Doretha O’Quinn

     

    IMPLEMENT AND LEVERAGE CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR ADMISSIONS

    The objective is to select the product, successfully implement the software, and train and equip staff to use the software to reach enrollment goals.

    Led by: Vice President for Enrollment Management, Kim Johnson

  2. The Plan | How we’ll get there

    Brand Awareness

    UNIVERSITY INTEGRATED MARKETING PLAN

    The objective is to develop an integrated marketing plan to raise brand awareness for the purpose of attracting premier scholars, student recruitment and fundraising goals. The plan will include specific strategies where Vanguard is uniquely poised to differentiate itself in the higher education landscape.
    Led by: Vice President for University Advancement, Justin McIntee

    Complete the Through These Doors Capital Campaign

    The objective is to exceed the $7 million fundraising goal and to leverage that success to engage alumni, friends, and the community in the growth of the University.
    Led by: Vice President for University Advancement, Justin McIntee

  3. The Plan | How we’ll get there

    Planning & Communication

    STRATEGIC OPERATING PLAN

    Objective: Communicate the vision and plan with the Vanguard community, throughout Orange County, and beyond.

    Led by: President Michael Beals

  4. The Plan | How we’ll get there

    Vanguard Culture

    AN INSTITUTE DEDICATED TO FACULTY AND THEIR INSTRUCTIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS

    The goal is for the faculty to define an institute for faculty development. A proposal will be presented for implementation beginning in 2015.

    Led by: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Doretha O’Quinn

     

    VANGUARD’S IDENTITY AND VISION

    The objective is to inspire the Vanguard community around the mission, values, and core strategies of the University in pursuit of the vision articulated for 2020.

    Led by: President Michael Beals

  5. The Plan | How we’ll get there

    Student Services

    OPTIMIZE STUDENT SERVICES

    The objective is to fully assess and begin implementation of a plan to provide the best customer service possible to all of Vanguard’s students, particularly in the offices of financial aid, registrar, and accounting.
    Led by: Chief Financial Officer, Jeremy Moser

     

    IMPLEMENT PLAN FOR EXCELLENCE AS A HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTION

    The objective is to begin implementation of the comprehensive strategy to promote Hispanic student recruitment, student services, and retention.
    Led by: Vice President for Student Life, Tim Young

     

    DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE ATHLETIC PROGRAM STRATEGY

    The objective is to create a defined philosophy of the athletic programs at VU.
    Led by: President Michael Beals

     

THE TEAM

THE TEAM

THE PRESIDENT’S CABINET IS THE SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE WHICH INCLUDES ALL VICE PRESIDENT ROLES AT THE UNIVERSITY. THESE ADMINISTRATORS MANAGE ALL AREAS OF THE UNIVERSITY, CARRYING OUT THE DIRECTION SET BY THE PRESIDENT AND THE TRUSTEES

MICHAEL BEALS

PRESIDENT

JUSTIN McINTEE

VP FOR UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT

DORETHA O'QUINN

PROVOST & VP FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Kim Johnson

VP for enrollment management

Tim Young

VP for student life

Jeremy Moser

Chief Financial Officer

CONTACT

CONTACT

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