1. CWI INSTITUITON SUMMARY:At the inception of the College of Western Idaho (CWI) in 2007, the Treasure Valley was the lastmetropolitan area in the country lacking a community college. In March of that year, the IdahoLegislature appropriated funds for the College. Later that May, a supermajority of voters in Adaand Canyon counties voted to form a community college district. With the monetary support ofthe Albertson Foundation and the appointment by the Idaho State Board of Education of theCollege’s first Board of Trustees, the College of Western Idaho was launched. The Collegeofficially opened its doors to 1,208 students in January 2009. Since that time, CWI has becomeone of the fastest growing community colleges in the country. CWI is currently the largestcommunity college in Idaho serving over 32,000 students and a 10 county region in southwesternIdaho.The College of Western Idaho offers a full range of academic and career-technical coursesleading to an Associate of Arts or Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees,continuing education, and certificates. The College also offers Basic Skills Education to helpprepare for a GED, Dual Credit for high school students, and fast-track career training forworking professionals. Classes are offered at a variety of campuses throughout Ada and CanyonCounties with a main campus located in Nampa.CWI has achieved significant accomplishments in the past four years (2015-2018). Theseaccomplishments include: Enrollment Growth – continued enrollment reflects the continued need in CWI’sservice area. For the academic year ending in 2018, CWI served over 32,000 students. Accreditation – received stand-alone accreditation from the Northwest Commission onColleges and Universities (NWCCU) in 2016 allowing the launch of new programs anddegrees. Tuition – CWI remains focused on affordable access and hasn’t raised tuition in the lastthree years. Main & Whitewater Park Site in Boise Acquisition – will provide for a permanentcenter serving the eastern population of the Treasure Valley.1

Dual Credit – CWI is Idaho’s largest provider to dual credit to students. Completed a New Comprehensive Strategic Plan – “A Transformational College .Focused on Student Success,” which articulates CWI’s Vision 2040, as well as morespecific objectives through 2022. Nationally Recognized Programs:o Speech and Debate 6 time National Pi Kappa Delta Champions Placed 2nd twice in the last 8 yearso Phi Theta Kapa Jason Ward received the Student President Award of Excellence for theRegion Received National Officer Team Award – Distinguished Chapter OfficerTeam Remained in the top 100 Chapters For the past four years, CWI has had a nationally recognized Phi ThetaKappa scholarship recipient Once again received 5 Star Statuso CWI Skills USA Team Competed for Gold at National Skills USA inKentuckyo CWI Business Professionals of America Team Competed in Nationals Launch of CWI’s Online Campus – 7 fully on-line degrees currently offered withadditional degrees coming. 102M Economic Impact – annual impact based upon 12/2017 EMSI studyThe College of Western Idaho has various short- and long-term critical needs. These needsinclude: Funding:o Right Sizing – From CWI’s inception, CWI has not been funded by the State atcomparable levels of the other community colleges. This situation has furthercompounded as the college has grown significantly as noted above. Based uponan average weighted credit hour funded value compared with the College of2

Southern Idaho (CSI) and North Idaho College (NIC), CWI is underfunded by 6.6 million. Closing this funding gap is a significant critical need for CWI.(Reflects CWI analysis completed 5.24.18)o Positions and Funding Shift – Currently only 28% of CWI’s full-time positionsare state funded compared to 44% of our peers (CSI & NIC). This places asignificant burden on CWI to address CEC increases when proposed andapproved by the state, requiring CWI to address the difference through its generalfunds. It is critical that additional current full-time positions are shifted to alignwith the other institutions. (Reflects CWI analysis completed 11.22.16)o Facilities – CWI’s significant growth has placed enormous pressure on theCollege to provide adequate space and services to meet the needs of students andthe community. Out of necessity to meet these demands, CWI currently leases alarge portion of its buildings in non-campus locations spread out across the valley.Continued funding support is needed to allow CWI to consolidate from theseleased locations into true owned campus environments.3

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3. CWI STATUTORY AUTHORITY:The College of Western Idaho is a community college district, with 2 current taxing districts,Ada and Canyon Counties. It is organized and operating under and by virtue of the laws of theState of Idaho, in particular Chapter 21 of Title 33, Idaho Code and related provisions.1

Tuition Rates4. CWI STUDENT TRENDSTuition 3,336 3,33620162017 3,264 2018Tuition and Fees: 3,264 3,264 3,336 3,336Source: IPEDS, Finance Component.*Tuition and Fees for In-District Full-Time Student for Full Academic Year (Fall and Spring Semester).1

EnrollmentUnduplicated ull-time Equivalent6,2406,0005,66920145,4802015YEAR:Head Count:YEAR:Full-Time e: IPEDS, Full Year Enrollment Component.*Academic Credit Students Only. Includes Dual Credit Students. Excludes Workforce Development.2

Retention Rates of First-Time Full-Time StudentsRetention First-Time 20162017Retention:52%49%54%56%Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment Component3

Graduation Rates of First-Time Full-Time StudentsGraduation Rate First-Time 0162017Graduation Rate:9.0%16.8%12.9%11.8%Source: IPEDS Graduation Rate Component*Full-time, First-time students who completed their program within 150% of normal time.4

Institution Scholarships AwardedInstitution Scholarships - IPEDS Measure30216580432014201520162017Institution Scholarships - All Inst. Awards to Any n Scholarships:IPEDS First-Time Full-Time OnlyYEAR:Institution Scholarships:All 2861,1181,2271,448Source: IPEDS Student Financial Aid Component. CWI Financial Aid Director.*IPEDS Measure includes full-time first-time undergraduates awarded institutional grant aid.5

5. CWI FACILITIES INFORMATION:The College of Western Idaho (CWI) has various campus locations throughout the Ada andCanyon Counties. CWI campus locations include: Boise Center Campus Location: 1360 South Eagle Flight Way Boise, ID 83709 Canyon County Center Campus Location: 2407 Caldwell Boulevard Nampa, ID83651 Horticulture Campus Location: 2444 Old Penitentiary Road Boise, ID 83712 Nampa Campus Location: 6056 Birch Lane Nampa, ID 836871