Starfish and the Student Success Collaborative

Dear Starfish Partners,

EAB has been committed to student success for more than a decade and launched its Student Success Management System, Navigate, alongside the Student Success Collaborative in 2012. The Collaborative is a community of institutions working together to improve experiences and outcomes for students of all backgrounds. We are excited to welcome our Starfish partners and platform to this community and expand our collective efforts in student success.

We look forward to continuing to serve and support your students, schools, and communities.

Rich Staley
Vice President, Technology Partner Success

Our Combined Reach and Impact


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Student Success Best Practice Library

To support our partners in the changing student success landscape, we’ve cataloged more than 360 proven insights, practices, and resources for you from across EAB’s research forums. We invite you to explore this library, which is organized into eight categories based on the challenges partners ask us about most including first-year experience, next-generation advising, degree planning, career development, and more. Here are three resources to start:


The Student Success Playbook: Improve Student Outcomes

Research Study

American higher education has enjoyed a multidecade-long enrollment expansion that may soon come to an end. The recommendations in this report aim to help you and your leadership team reshape your student success strategy in preparation for the anticipated enrollment downturn of the 2020s.


What happens to 100 students who enter college?


The lack of centralized, longitudinal, industry-wide records makes it difficult to understand the true learning outcomes of our students. In response, we’ve assembled an unprecedented view of college outcomes.

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Defining the Faculty Role in Student Success

Research Study

Faculty are key to any top-down student success initiative, but too often they are not involved in implementation decisions. Our study profiles 16 proven insights to engage faculty as major allies in student success efforts.

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Our Commitment to Equity


Equity Resource Center

This curated resource center brings together EAB’s most impactful research, tools, and insights to help campus leaders foster DEI and justice.


Moon Shot for Equity

The Moon Shot for Equity is an ambitious public-private partnership focused on eliminating equity gaps in higher education by 2030.

More Resources for You

Daily Briefing

A curated roundup of the most relevant blog posts, research, and infographics for your day.

Student Success Insights Blog

Our experts analyze the latest trends and emerging best practices in student success.

Office Hours with EAB

A podcast that shares ideas and inspiration for higher education leaders—with frequent special guests.

Starfish Case Studies

Learn about how other Starfish partners have improved student success.

Starfish Community

Engage with other users, discover best practices, and share your expertise.

Starfish Support Questions

Receive product support and resolve technical issues.

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