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Weekly Wisdom 6/10/21 - Tim Renick

Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance, and Doug Lederman, Editor and Co-Founder of Inside Higher Ed, speak with Tim Renick, Executive Director of the National Institute for Student Success at Georgia State University. This is a newly created institution in the emerging field of student success, and Dr. Renick shares his wisdom about what the term "student success" means from an administrative standpoint, using data to determine and implement best practices, and why he might be the most qualified person to lead the way. Topics include:

  • Identifying and overcoming the institutionally created barriers that students face
  • The pandemic as a test of support systems
  • Patience with incremental results
  • The moral imperative for student success
  • The value of fostering future allies

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