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2. Innovative Partnerships

In five years, Seneca will be the preferred partner for colleges and universities, offering the most innovative pathways for students in Ontario.

Initiatives for 2016-17 Performance indicators/ measurable outcomes End-of-Year Status Update
Continue to build an academic foundation and community capable of developing, delivering and sustaining high-quality bachelor’s degrees. Development completed for four new bachelor’s degrees, including joint degrees. Development completed for the Honours Bachelor of Crime and Intelligence Analytics program. The Honours Bachelor of Design in Interactive Media, Honours Bachelor of Communications and Media and Honours Bachelor of Data Science and Analytics are being finalized for submission to Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board (PEQAB).
Skills and credentials documented for all faculty teaching in degree programs consistent with PEQAB standards. Curriculum vitae resource documenting all faculty teaching in degree programs launched, consistent with PEQAB standards.
Expand partnerships and pathways with Ontario universities and other colleges Partnership framework, governance model and program plan completed for the York-Seneca Partnership. The York-Seneca partnership framework, governance model and program plan scheduled for completion in FY2017-18.
Two new pathway proposals with university partners approved by Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) and agreements signed with partner institutions. Funding agreements finalized to expand the arts and science transfer to York University and St. George Campus, University of Toronto and science-to-science pathways with York University.
Two college-to-college pathways approved by ONCAT and agreements signed with partner institutions. Funding agreements finalized for a Seneca-Cambrian partnership and Memorandum of Understanding with Canadore College.
Continue provincial leadership role with ONCAT. At minimum, one ONCAT research funding proposal approved. ONCAT funding secured for a new research project: “From application and beyond: tracking aspirations, motivations, experiences, and outcomes of Ontario’s transfer students”.
Expand reach of the Centre for Research in Student Mobility. At minimum, one research proposal approved for international funding. Proposal scheduled for approval in FY2017-18.