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Student Success and Persistence Team (SSPT)

Purpose/Charge of the Student Success and Persistence Team

The Student Success and Persistence Team is charged by the Provost with recommending and promoting strategies that will increase undergraduate student success and persistence from term to term and until graduation.  Two of those measures will be the first to second year retention rate, and the six year graduation rate.  The Team will provide annual reports/updates to the Provost and the Provost Council on progress toward goals.

Categories of the Student Success and Persistence Team's work

  • Collect and analyze date
  • Research best practices in success and persistence
  • Identify, capitalize on, and recommend improvements on current structures, systems, and processes
  • Foster programming to support student success
  • Cross-campus communication regarding all categories listed above