Presentation on theme: "Best Practices: Monitoring Academic Progress and Improving Student Retention Brian Willison, Academic Dean Carolyn Kent, Life Management Director Herzing."— Presentation transcript:
Best Practices: Monitoring Academic Progress and Improving Student Retention Brian Willison, Academic Dean Carolyn Kent, Life Management Director Herzing University – Madison, WI
Name, Title, Institution, Retention Rate
What is Retention? Assessing yourself. Our Practices. What are other effective approaches? Q & A
academic and social integration with the formal and informal academic and social systems of a college.
Discuss Assessment Tool Results
Retention = Connections!
Career Staff Faculty Service Learning Administration Campus Social Enrichment Academics Student Retention
Connections with Students Social Media – Facebook, etc. Pre-Start Activities Admissions Interviews News Letters Campus Tours Mailings Phone Contacts Registration Placement Test Student Groups Career Goals Intake Form
Noel-Levitz College Student Inventory (CSI) Orientation Admissions Outreach Student Success Skills Class Mentor Program Faculty Advisor – program based FEWS = Faculty Early Warning System High Academic Standards SAP Procedures – start with first semester
Student Organizations Student Council Academic Assistance Student Activities FEWS Academic Advising Workshops SAP Office Hours
Enrollment First Semester Ongoing (Brainstorm and Discussion)
Open discussion & comments. Thank you for your participation!