The College Dropout Crisis

American higher education has a dropout problem. About one in three students who enroll in college never earn a degree. But a promising solution is staring us in the face: Schools with similar students often have very different graduation rates. This suggests that the problem isn’t the students — it’s the schools.

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Krista Carver
The 5 Stages of Student Success

Our 5 Stages of Student Success was developed to help an institution guide students through the college experience and help identify what retention strategies and interventions should be provided as student’s matriculate and progress towards their educational goals. The methodology is based on a solid foundation of theory, research and practice on college student retention.

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Webinar: Strategies for Student Engagement With Indiana Wesleyan University

Join us on Wednesday, June 12th for a Webinar with Indiana Wesleyan’s Director of Enrollment Management, Ian Slater, and, Jason Stephens, Associate Dean for Student Engagement. They will discuss their strategies for student engagement starting with the process that led to high-level buy-in from leadership and staff. The webinar will cover their challenges, technology selection process, implementation, and adoption strategies for student success and engagement support technology.

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Krista Carver
Predictive Analytics and College Completion: Overcoming Academic and Financial Obstacles

Academic achievement alone is not enough to get students to college completion. What was previously an issue of enrolling more students in college is now an issue of too many students starting college but not completing . The impact of financial information can have on an institution’s ability to meet the needs of students during later stages of that relationship, specifically once a student is enrolled and actively pursuing their degree.

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Krista Carver
Personalized Outreach to Students Boosts Summer Enrollment

Some Ohio community colleges have found that adding a personal touch to email messages and other correspondence sent to students has helped increase attendance in summer courses. The colleges are part of an ongoing study project to encourage students to take summer courses in the hopes of helping them complete college.

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Krista Carver
Predictive Analytics for Student Success: Webinar Recording

In this webinar, Andy Miller, Director for the Center for Academic Advising & Career Engagement at Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) speaks to the common challenge of keeping students enrolled and engaged on campus. We will then take a solution-based approach, focusing on how predictive models aimed at specific sub populations of CUW students returned the most value relative to seeing more students persist and graduate.

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Krista Carver
Webinar: Predictive Analytics for Student Success

Concordia University Wisconsin partnered with Aviso Retention to proactively engage with their student using custom predictive models aimed at specific sub-populations of students. Andy Miller, Director for the Center for Academic Advising & Career Engagement will review CUW's student support successes and student engagement opportunities made visible with Aviso Retention.

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Krista Carver
Why is Student Success so Important for Higher Education?

Scrutiny is becoming more intense and driving an increased focus on student success and producing more career-ready graduates. Retention and Student Success are at the forefront of many critical decisions in higher education today. Many U.S. states are now tying funding for public colleges and universities to performance measures (such as graduation rates, retention rates, etc.) with more states to follow.

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Krista Carver
Why Higher Education Needs Data Analytics

Institutions that aren’t embracing the power of data analytics may position themselves to face a number of risks in the near future. Data-informed decision making can help student success, retention, financial departments, and the overall health of the institution.

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Krista Carver