Author: Grace Anderson
Improve your program review process with these 4 data tips
Dr. Louis Slimak, Associate Provost for Curriculum and Assessment at West Virginia University (WVU), has done extensive work to overhaul the WVU’s program review process—and its culture around data more broadly—since his arrival in 2016. This blog shares Dr. Slimak’s advice for implementing a data-informed program review process and his tips for other leaders embarking on large-scale data projects.
4 ways to build faculty buy-in for student success initiatives
Faculty are in a unique position to provide academic and personal support to students, and their guidance can have a positive impact on student outcomes. But institutions face common roadblocks when trying to secure faculty buy-in for major student success initiatives. Read this post to learn 4 ways to build faculty buy-in.
How schools are expanding student mental health support without hiring more counselors
As many as 3 in 4 students now say they considered leaving college at some point over the last 6 months due to emotional stress. Few institutions feel they’re fully staffed to meet this challenge as mental health professionals are in short supply and often already over capacity. This blog discusses how schools are expanding mental health support without hiring more counselors—and the role technology can play.
4 reasons your team won’t use data—even if they want to
Why do some potential data users not end up using the data available to them? This blog continues our discussion of data adoption in higher education, offering 4 common reasons data isn’t applied and how to counter them.
The 4 stages of an integrated lifecycle approach for community college student success
Community colleges are still seeing significant retention problems for students who are early in their programs.
Building an integrated student lifecycle approach, from first point of contact with a prospect through successful completion, is key to setting students up for success. This blog explains the 4 stages of an integrated lifecycle approach and how EAB’s Navigate student CRM can help.
How will we measure student success in the 2020s?
As we think about where student success is headed in the next decade, it’s useful to look back at where we’ve been. From guided pathways to student engagement and experience, this post reviews how our understanding of student success and success metrics has evolved by exploring the four big “lineages” of student success best practice.
5 areas for community colleges leaders to take stock in 2023
After weathering the storm of the pandemic, it’s time for community colleges to begin shifting mindsets from “crisis” to sustainability. Read about five areas to take stock of where you are and where you want to be, along with resources to help you sustain your most impactful practices in the upcoming year and beyond.
Our partners implemented strategic advising campaigns at 40 schools in 27 states. Here’s what we learned.
Read this post to see what we learned about using student success analytics to design effective strategic advising campaigns from the inaugural Navigate Data-Driven Student Support Cohort.
Creating a data-informed campus: part 3
This post, the final in our series about creating a data-informed campus, outlines how to use data to facilitate institutional effectiveness. Read the blog to learn more about 3 key functions of a higher education analytics organization.
6 trends impacting community college enrollment in 2023
This blog previews 6 trends impacting community college enrollment in 2023. These trends will have long-term impacts on how community colleges interact with students and getting ahead of them now will position you for success in the future.