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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat August 17, 2012. Dr. Dennis A. Pruitt, Sr. Vice President for Student Affairs, Vice Provost and Dean of Students 110 Osborne Building Columbia, SC 29208 Office: 803-777-4172 Fax: 803-777-9354 Email: [email protected] Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat.

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Fall 2012 provost s retreat august 17 2012

Fall 2012 Provost’s RetreatAugust 17, 2012


Fall 2012 provost s retreat august 17 2012

Dr. Dennis A. Pruitt, Sr.

Vice President for Student Affairs,

Vice Provost and Dean of Students

110 Osborne Building

Columbia, SC 29208

Office: 803-777-4172 Fax: 803-777-9354

Email: [email protected]


Fall 2012 provost s retreat

Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

Presentation available at: www.sa.sc.edu/about/resources


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

The world we once knew

we now don’t know

A series of very troubling warning signs


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

A new funding model will require us to manage with:

  • Limited state subsidies

  • Enrollment to capacity (very challenging!)

  • Modest student enrollment growth

  • Limited tuition increases

  • “Resource Diversity” (Moody’s)


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

Additional standards for institutional stature

  • Freshman-sophomore retention rates

  • Length of time to degree

  • Graduation rates

  • Debt at graduation

  • Placement

  • Knowledge and skill levels for employment


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

It starts with recruiting a stellar freshman

class and their RETENTION

  • Stature, image, reputation

  • Compelling aid for future student enrollments

  • Student/family/employer/societal satisfaction

  • Provide fiscal stability


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

So let’s all:

  • Inspire our students to engage in high impact educational activities;


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

Let’s all:

  • Inspire our students to engage in high impact educational activities;

  • Help our students manage their self-destructive behaviors;


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

Let’s all:

  • Inspire our students to engage in high impact educational activities;

  • Help our students manage their self-destructive behaviors;

  • Create high expectations for our students.


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

Let’s all:

“Deliver on the Promise”


Fall 2012 provost s retreat august 17 2012

Helen I. Doerpinghaus, Ph.D.

Vice Provost and Dean of

Undergraduate Studies

Office of the Provost

102 Osborne Building

Columbia, SC 29208

Office: 803-777-2808 Fax: 803-777-9502

Email: [email protected]


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

USC Connect

  • Programs and Administration

  • Fall 2012 Events

  • Faculty Charge

    Beyond-the-Classroom recommendations

    Within-the-Classroom connections

    Planning and reflection


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

Advising Our Students

  • University Advisors Network (UAN)

  • Standardizing advisement

    on-line scheduling

    common e-mail

    guidelines for preparation and advisement

    BTC options

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    benefit to students, faculty, staff

    self-service (GPS)

    role-based security

    communication plan


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Fall 2012 Provost’s Retreat

Presentation available at: www.sa.sc.edu/about/resources


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