Why does it always have to be a 5-year plan? It’s simple. The Nazi’s gave the 4-year plan a bad name. The Poles tried a 6-year plan, but gave up after 5. Jesuits do 7-year plans, but they’ve got eternity on their side. So while the inventor of the 5-year plan was not exactly a saint, 5 years it is.
The HECC’s 2016-2020 plan is here. I didn’t read it, but I did notice the figure below, which does a good job showing how dismal Oregon HS education is, and how community college is usually a dead-end: