Strategy 1.2: Student Success


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Improve student success, retention, and persistence toward graduation by strengthening students’ academic and advising experience and by enhancing students’ experiences of community through intercultural interaction and awareness.


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Key Initiative 1

Work with campus partners, including Enrollment Management, the Student Success and Persistence Team, Career Services, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Learning Resources, the Counseling Center, Student Development and Institutional Research, to promote success among different student populations (such as international students, underrepresented students, first-generation students, transfer students) and implement high-impact practices that are known to be effective.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Launch new mini-course for students at risk of leaving university for academic reasons.

Point Persons: Danielle Poe; Aaron Witherspoon
Status: Completed
Completion Date: January 1, 2017


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Key Initiative 5

Promote student engagement by strengthening advising resources available within the College and by creating access to advising support available from partner offices.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Implement improved training and support for ASI instructors.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: Completed
Completion Date: January 1, 2017


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Key Initiative 6

Strengthen faculty and staff development in the areas of student success and cultural inclusion so as to create fully inclusive classroom environments, learning opportunities and programming.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Issue RFP supporting new initiatives creating culturally inclusive classrooms.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: Completed
Completion Date: December 16, 2016


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Key Initiative 8

Create a culture of assessment in the College in which departments and programs assess student learning annually and use the results to guide educational improvements.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Every College department, working with the associate deans and other campus partners, will develop department SLOs and an assessment plan by end of the 2016-17 academic year.

Point Person: Jon Hess
Status: In Progress
Completion Date: May 1, 2017


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Next Up:

Strategy 2.1

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