Bowling Green State University’s Campus Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (CARE) Team serves to promote the health and safety of the campus community in an effort to instill and enhance a safe campus environment. With the team being comprised of representatives from across campus, interventions can be tailored to each unique situation, and may include supportive outreach and referrals, advocacy, student conduct proceedings, and/or law enforcement responses.
Mental Health Awareness and Education
The Mental Health Awareness and Education Committee is comprised of faculty, staff, and student representatives who are charged with establishing an awareness campaign to better educate the campus community regarding resources, programs, and initiatives designed to meet mental health needs. In addition to identifying marketing and communication strategies, their work focuses on the unique needs of students, as well faculty, staff, parents, and family members.
The Parent Advisory Council is comprised of individuals who serve as advocates for Bowling Green State University. Members of the council support student success by fostering communication and relationships between the University and families of current and prospective students, as well as advising the Vice President for Student Affairs and Vice Provost on issues of concern or interest to families. The council focuses on enrollment and retention, career readiness and life design thinking, communications, and fundraising.
Strategic Planning and Assessment
The Student Affairs Planning and Assessment Committee works annually to systematically collect, review, and use information about the effectiveness of services and programs provided by each unit comprising the Division of Student Affairs for improving student learning and development. The committee also consults with departments to assist in the effective implementation of assessment plans.
Student Affairs Professional Development Committee
The Professional Development Committee supports the continued development of all Student Affairs staff by providing on-campus professional development opportunities that promote professional and personal growth, increase connections with campus resources, and create a sense of belonging amongst staff members.
Student Success Council
The Student Success Council (SSC) is a collaborative approach to overseeing, coordinating, and monitoring student success efforts. The membership of SSC includes faculty and staff from across campus, including Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Enrollment Management. SSC serves as a clearinghouse for student success efforts, facilitates accountability and assessment of various strategies, promotes communication of challenges and opportunities, and serves as a vehicle for disseminating data. SSC also works to prioritize student sub-populations that may need additional attention. The Student Affairs Retention Committee is a sub-committee of SSC and focuses on outreach and initiatives managed by departments within the Division of Student Affairs.