Map to the STARS: S uccessfully T ransitioning A nd R etaining S tudents. Tara Brown Sonia De La Torre Bourns College of Engineering University of California, Riverside May 2006. Take 1: Purpose Rationale Research. Take 2: Warnings Our Plan Your Plan. OVERVIEW. PURPOSE.
Sonia De La Torre
Bourns College of Engineering
University of California, Riverside
Goal oriented, intentionalOUR PLAN
“Failure to respond to the changing demographics and characteristics of our students will limit their ability to achieve their educational goals, and it will diminish the quality of education offered by our many and diverse institutions.”
Upcraft, M.Lee and Stephens, Pamela S.
“Academic Advising and Today’s Changing Students.”
In V. N. Gordon and W.F. Habley (eds.), Academic Advising: A Comprehensive Handbook. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2000
“If students could retain themselves, none of use would have a job.”