Tim Renick, Executive Director of the National Institute for Student Success at Georgia State University, discusses DFW rates and the accelerator model, the pandemic’s lingering impact on student success, the hurdles of institutional culture, and gauging a school’s readiness to implement change.
Bridget Burns, University Innovation Alliance CEO, discusses higher ed's core design flaw, predictive analytics and at-risk students, chatbots, college-to-career best practices, completion grants, and innovating through failure.
In the second of two blogs, the University Innovation Alliance celebrates its 2022 accomplishments. This installment reviews five of the UIA's strategies for scaling the most promising student success practices.
In the first of two blogs, the University Innovation Alliance celebrates its 2022 accomplishments. This installment reviews impact and scale of UIA initiatives, diffusion to the field through a variety of media platforms, and the invaluable partnerships that make their work possible.
Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary of Education, discusses the need for institutions to support student success, the need for government to encourage institutions in this effort, and the urgency for moving ahead with these initiatives.
The University Innovation Alliance speaks with Dr. Tim Renick of the National Institute for Student Success about how colleges can enhance their advising infrastructure with data and technology to level the playing field for all students who seek to graduate.
M. Brian Blake, President of Georgia State University, discusses how his early private sector career shaped his approach to academic leadership, the guidance and opportunities that he's offering his students, and managing the perceptions around a job well done.
The University Innovation Alliance introduces its publication "Proactive Advising: A Playbook for Higher Education Innovators," the findings of a four-year study that examines student graduation outcomes in relation to schools' advising culture and practices.
The University Innovation Alliance continues to review its 2021 accomplishments. This blog focuses on the Completion Grants program and Bridging the Gap From Education to Employment, an initiative that helps graduates transition from college to the current job market.
The University Innovation Alliance reviews some of its 2021 accomplishments. This blog focuses on the impact and scale of its mission, and on engagement with the higher ed sector via live content and playbooks sharing its research and outcomes.