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You might be surprised by how much a student's decision comes down to arbitrary factors.
The Annals of Improbable Research has awarded Ig Nobel prizes to several scientists in honor of research that "makes people laugh, then think," according to founder Marc Abrahams.
Every year, the Academic Affairs Forum’s research cycle culminates in a series of executive roundtables hosted across the country, where groups of 20-30 Chief Academic Officers, their cabinet members, and deans of arts and sciences convene to discuss their biggest strategic challenges.
This case study explores how SSC member, Georgia State University, increased graduation rates and reduced time-to-degree by innovating the academic advising experience.
Since it emerged as a priority in the middle of the 20th century, student success has changed a great deal. This infographic charts six "eras" of student success theory and response to help student success leaders plan their responses to tomorrow's challenges.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education leaders scrambled to make important decisions about remote campus operations while trying to maintain some academic continuity for their students. Use this resource to reflect on your institution’s COVID-19 response and access guidance and resources to help improve your efforts in that area.
While most academic leaders think of advising, academics, or student affairs when thinking about student success, the administrative infrastructure of a campus has an equally key role to play. Read this Roadmap to learn how the right policies, processes, and financial supports form the foundation for a broader student success strategy.
Use this brief to learn more about open educational resources and the role they play in increasing student equity.