Academic Affairs Forum
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To make advising more proactive and individualized with limited resources, leading institutions in student success have adopted two principles from health care: population health management and coordinated care. Learn how advisors can use these principles to prioritize their time toward students with rising risk instead of only focusing on those with urgent, critical needs.
4 program design mistakes to avoid
We uncovered over 100 barriers to equitable student outcomes through literature review, research interviews, and analysis of student success data. Some of the disparities were well-known, but below we have highlighted five of the most surprising.
While the student body of college campuses has diversified over the last decades, the demographics of the faculty have largely remained unchanged. And even in fields which have diversified, candidates from historically underrepresented groups (URG) are less likely to hold leadership positions and higher ranks.
Campuses often overlook the ways that academic structures can improve students’ sense of belonging on campus, in their majors, and in their classrooms.
Our briefing outlines how academic leaders can enhance quality by reallocating resources from lower impact activities to higher impact, mission-aligned priorities.
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About the Webconference Though universities and their departments share core missions of research, teaching, and service, their separate incentive structures have led over time to rising tension between university and department priorities. Learn how university leaders can increase strategic alignment in faculty hiring and tenure, teaching and curriculum, and interdisciplinary scholarship.
In this webconference, we will discuss our recent research on the role of pedagogy and student success, staffing, and programming of centers of teaching and learning.