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Student Success. AHS Faculty Council March 25, 2011. 6 th Decade Plan. Sixth Decade Plan “UW will be a leader among its peer public institutions in North America in engaging its student body intellectually, culturally and socially.”. Retention Rate.

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student success

Student Success

AHS Faculty Council

March 25, 2011

6 th decade plan
6th Decade Plan

Sixth Decade Plan

“UW will be a leader among its peer public institutions in North America in engaging its student body intellectually, culturally and socially.”

retention rate
Retention Rate

Increase 1st to 2nd year retention rates by 1% per year over the next three years.

Retention rate for the 2008 1st year cohort in 2009 was 89%.

challenge
Challenge

Provide a more engaging and supportive environment for an increasingly diverse student body.

diverse student body diverse needs
Diverse student body, diverse needs

More mature applicants are returning to school, more Aboriginal youth are pursuing higher education, more new Canadians and first-generation Canadians are applying to university, more international students are choosing to study in Canada, so incoming student cohorts are more diverse than ever.

  • Academica Group
younger student body greater need for support average age of uwaterloo year one undergraduates
Younger student body, greater need for supportAverage Age of uWaterloo Year One Undergraduates

1991: 19.73 years of age

2001: 18.95 years of age

2010: 18.33 years of age

Source: IAP

Note: Fall term only, excluding those => 30 years of age

challenge1
Challenge

Develop and support the “whole student”.

desired outcomes
Desired Outcomes

Desired Outcomes

  • Balance of academic, professional and personal development
  • Satisfaction and Engagement
  • Persistence and Retention

…Success!

a focus on all students
A Focus on All Students

Surviving Thriving

student success office
Student Success Office
  • Lead and nurture a student-focused culture
  • Integrate and coordinate across units
  • Scale up “bright spots” from across campus
learning support
Learning Support

- support for academic success

  • English language support
  • non-degree student advising
  • success coaching
  • “recovery” programs
  • tutoring
student experience
Student Experience
  • Student transition and orientation
  • personal and professional development
    • leadership, wellness, diversity programs; service learning/volunteer opportunities
  • international student support
student innovation
Student Innovation

- build community and personal/professional networks

- provide a platform to share and showcase student talent and ideas

  • provide & develop enabling technology

Programs/initiatives:

- VeloCity

- open data initiative

  • student developer network
student communication
Student Communication
  • The SSO\'s role as an information resource and communications hub for students is critical.
  • Coordination of messaging… “just enough, just in time” rather than “just in case”
  • Online and in person
focus next six months
Focus – Next Six Months
  • Ongoing consultation and communication
  • Finalize budget, space and staffing plans…begin implementation
  • Implementation of revamped new student transition program beginning in July
new student transition
New Student Transition

6thDecade Plan

“The best Year One transition program in North America”

new student transition1
New Student Transition

Background and Process:

  • Led by Ron McCarville (AHS) and Heather Westmorland (Student Life Office)
  • Literature review
  • Meetings with Staff and Faculty
  • Discussion groups with First-Year and Senior Students
new student transition2
New Student Transition

Four “pillars”

  • Pre-arrival program
  • Parents/Family program
  • Early identification and recovery program
  • Communication strategy
contact
Contact

Sean Van Koughnett

[email protected]

519.888.4464

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