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Scouting the Trends in Higher Education

Scouting the Trends in Higher Education

About a twice a year, flight schedules align and three experts who speak around the world about education (while also leading successful organizations committed to improving education) are in the same room at the same time. When this happens, it’s a lot like watching three professional sport scouts in the stands as they swap stories […]

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Lone Star College System: Fully Integrating a Student Success Platform

Lone Star College System: Fully Integrating a Student Success Platform

THE FULLY-INTEGRATED STUDENT SUCCESS PLATFORM The Lone Star College (LSC) System serves approximately 85,000 students, many part- time, many working adult and a surprisingly large population of very young learners including an expanding high school dual enrollment cohort. Of the six colleges, some have seen explosive growth in enrollment – up to 35% in recent […]

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Texas Community College Boot Camp

Texas Community College Boot Camp

While many in higher education are working diligently to improve student outcomes, we hear committed faculty, staff and administrators say they are often doing so in relative isolation from each other, making learning what works take longer when students need solutions and support now, not later. CREATING A COMMUNITY THAT IS LEARNING TOGETHER One of the […]

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Foundations of Change

Foundations of Change

  National and regional foundations have funded significant student success innovation, practice, and policy. Increasingly, however, there is a realization that these initiatives need to be both grounded in and powered by sophisticated data strategies. At our Summit (March 9 and 10 at SXSWedu) we hosted leading foundation executives to explore the promise, possibility and […]

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Sinclair Community College Leads with Integrated Student Services

Sinclair Community College Leads with Integrated Student Services

SINCLAIR COLLEGE’s HISTORY OF STUDENT SERVICES GENERATION 1: Original legacy services • Limited services • Non-cohesive support • Less complex student issues GENERATION 2: Specialized, dispersed silos • Expansion of services • Greater diversity of students • Greater need for academic and non-academic support • Specialized training GENERATION 3: One stop centers • Centralized location […]

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Fall 2015 Summit – September 23 and 24

Fall 2015 Summit – September 23 and 24

LEADING IN THE AGE OF ANALYTICS Thank you to all of our partners who joined us in Austin last week for our fall Summit. The conversations around Leading in the Age of Analytics were remarkable and provided many opportunities to learn together. Over the course of the next few weeks we will be sharing insights, videos, partner stories, podcasts, […]

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St. Petersburg College on Culture, Data and Transparency

St. Petersburg College on Culture, Data and Transparency

We’ve all been there. In the meeting with the executive team and the reports are being presented for a first view. The numbers don’t match. One person sees the enrollment numbers and nods yes. Another looks and says, “These data are wrong. These numbers are not right and can’t be trusted!” Discussion and disagreement ensue […]

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Lee College First In The World Grant

Lee College First In The World Grant

FIRST IN THE WORLD GRANT PROGRAM In September of 2014, the Obama Administration announced $75 million in funding via the First in the World grant program. The program is designed to support postsecondary institutions in their efforts to develop new approaches that expand access, improve student success, and reduce costs. More than 500 institutions applied, and […]

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Winter Summit 2015 | Partner Talk Show, Keynote and Break-Outs Share Insights

Winter Summit 2015 | Partner Talk Show, Keynote and Break-Outs Share Insights

We want to thank our partners from more than 50 institutions who joined us for our Winter Summit attended by more than 200 higher education leaders. The conversations and engagement around our shared commitment to student success was inspiring. Special highlights of this Summit included a Partner Talk Show with specific use cases of Illume™ […]

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Courageous Learning: Supporting Adult Learners

Courageous Learning: Supporting Adult Learners

Think about this for a moment. There are approximately 36 million Americans aged 25 to 64 who have some college experience but no degree. According to Anthony Carnavale, Director of the Center on Education and Workforce at Georgetown University, nearly 50 million jobs disappeared during the recession and they aren’t coming back. In 1970, 25 […]

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