Research and Best Practices

Subcommittee Charge - Fall 2013

Research and Best Practices

Provide data to other working groups, both in response to direct requests and from data sources about which those working groups might not be aware.

Examine best practices at universities which are successful at retaining and graduating students at similar levels of incoming achievement.  Guide the task force in establishing benchmarks for graduation and retention and for specific sub-goals.

Conduct focus groups of undergraduate students, focusing on typical barriers to graduation and retention.

Examine internal (quantitative) data to answer our own questions.

Report and Recommendations