Strategic Plan

The following is the department's strategic plan. The department is charged with overseeing these goals and the actions that are taken and the goals will be monitored monthly at staff meetings.

GoalsOutcomes

Enhance academic excellence by increasing number of grants in department

2008-9

Dr. Grigos is awarded an NIH Grant

Dr. Stewart is awarded an Allergen Grant

Dr. Levi is awarded a Steinhardt Grant

Dr. Sidtis is awarded a  Mentor, Steinhardt Fellowship Award

2009-10

Dr. Antonucci is awarded an NIH Grant

Dr. Buchwald is awarded a Steinhardt Grant

Dr. Levi is awarded a Steinhardt Grant

Dr. Sidtis is awarded a  Mentor, Steinhardt Fellowship Award

2010-2011

Dr. Buchwald is awarded an NSF grant

Dr. Grigos is awarded a Steinhardt Summer Grant Development Award

Dr. Levi is awarded a 2010-13  NIDCD R03

Dr. Reuterskiöld is awarded a Steinhardt, IDEA Challenge grant

Enhance academic excellence by increasing faculty publications

 

2005-6 10 faculty publications

2006-7 7 faculty publications

2007-8 17 faculty publications

2008-9 15 faculty publications

2009-1019 faculty publications

2010-2011 22 faculty publications

Increase collaborative research relationships outside of department

2005-6 Collaboration with Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research,

Collaboration with Lund University, Sweden

2006-7 Collaboration with Lund University, Sweden

2007-8 New collaboration with NYU Steinhardt Applied Psychology,

Cambridge University

Johns Hopkins University

2008-9 New collaboration with NYU Medical Center

Expanded collaboration with CUNY

Expanded collaboration with Sweden

2009-10 Signed formal agreement with Lund University in Sweden to exchange students and faculty

2010-2011

New collaboration with Montclair State University

New collaboration as visiting lecturer at Department of Neuroscience and  Physiology

Expanded collaboration withthe Division of Speech and Language Pathology, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Hosting Associate Professor Dolors Girbaud University Jaume I, Department of Psychology, Castelló, Spain for 6 months to explore research collaborations

New interdepartmental interdisciplinary course with the Department of Nutrition

Expanded clinical collaboration with Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center

Enhance academic excellence by having fully funded doctoral students

2005-6 4 fully funded doctoral students

2006-7 5 fully funded doctoral students

2007-8 6 fully funded doctoral students

2008-9 6 fully funded doctoral students

2009-10 6 fully funded doctoral students

2010-2011 5 fully funded doctoral students

Increase academic excellence by having uniform advisement

2006 Department has a full-time undergraduate advisor

2007 Department hired a part-time MA advisor

2008 Department hired a full-time MA advisor

2010-2011 Introduce the Graduate Student Seminar

 

Introduced New Courses

2005

E34.1210 Reading and Writing in Children with Speech and Language Disorders

2006

E34.3001 Seminal Readings

2007

E34.2114 Computerized Analysis of Language Transcripts

2008

E34.2130 Perception and Production of Speech

E34.2030 Language and Communication in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

2009

E34.2077 Counseling Skills for Communicative Sciences and Disorders

E34.2000 Master's Student Seminar

E34.2402 Research in Natural Language: Methods and Procedures

2010

CSCD-GE 2165 Interdisciplinary Case-Based Management of Dysphagia 

CSCD-GE 2010 Language Disorders and Development in School-Aged Children

Maintain high employment rates of graduates

Employment Rates

2005-6 95%

2006-7 100%

2007-8 100%

2008-9 100%

2009-10 100%

2010-11   100%

Maintain high Praxis scores

Praxis Passing Rates

2005-6 96%

2006-7 90%

2007-8 99%

2008-9 98%

2009-10 99%

2010-11   100%

2012-13   100%

Increase awareness of field

2007 Undergraduate Minor in Speech-Language Pathology was developed

2008-9 Participate in Undergraduate student recruitment events

2009-10  Participate in Undergraduate student recruitment events

2011    NYU Panel, “ ‘The King’s Speech’: Fact or Fiction,” to Examine Stuttering and the Oscar-winning Film – May 5

Secure adequate department facilities

August 2007 Department moved into a new facility

Offer international experiences

2005-6

11 students participated in Summer Abroad in London

19 students participated in Summer Abroad in Sweden

4 visiting scholars from Sweden participated in clinical observations

2006-7

13 students participated in Summer Abroad in London

21 students participated in Summer Abroad in Sweden

4 visiting scholars from Sweden participated in clinical observations

1 student completed practicum in Ireland

Hosted a Fulbright Researcher from Sweden for one semester

2007-8

20 students participated in Summer Abroad in Sweden

4 visiting scholars from Sweden participated in clinical observations

2008-9

Hosting 3-day meeting with faculty from Gothenburg University & Lund University in Sweden

21 students participated in Summer Abroad in Sweden

4 visiting scholars from Sweden participated in clinical observations

1 visiting doctoral student from Portugal

23 students participated in Summer Abroad in Sweden

2009-10

17 students participated in Summer Abroad in Sweden

4 visiting scholars from Sweden participated in clinical observations

Received approval to offer Intersession Course Abroad

2010-11  

20 students participated in Summer Abroad in Sweden

4 visiting scholars from Sweden participated in clinical observations

1 visiting scholar from Sweden participated in research

Provide service to the community by enhancing the clinical services offered through the department

2005-6 814 NYU Steinhardt on-campus clinic visits

2006-7 1007  NYU Steinhardt on-campus clinic visits

2007-8 1405  NYU Steinhardt on-campus clinic visits

2008-9 1694  NYU Steinhardt on-campus clinic visits

2009-10 1647  NYU Steinhardt on-campus clinic visits

2010-11   1732 clinical visits

Number of students placed at external sites

2005-6 87 students placed in off-campus sites (100%)

2006-7 74 students placed in off-campus sites (100%)

2007-8 116 students placed in off-campus sites (100%)

2008-9 122 students placed in off-campus sites (100%)

2009-10 123 students placed in off-campus sites (100%)

2010-11   140 students placed (100%)