Support Academic Progress
Expand Academic Advising
Reform and expand academic advising services to support all student populations and improve student success. Initiatives will include hiring of additional professional advisors to increase the quality of advising and bring the campus closer to the national advising ratio. Other initiatives may include professional development and release time to support additional faculty advisors. Initiatives will be aligned to the goals of the strategic plan.
Progress and Accomplishments
College of the Arts
Health and Human Development
College of Business and Economics
College of Communications
Engineering and Computer Science
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
2018-2019 Plan for the Year Report
1. Academic Programs, in collaboration with the academic colleges, will retain and/or fill any vacancies for the graduation and retention specialist positions.
Academic Advising: Continue regular operations: January and July outreach to the non-enrolled; annual reporting of the prevented graduation deferrals; advance the development of the collaborative faculty development career and academic advising program and recognition program workshop series October 29-February 5 (recognition event will be March 5, 2019); promote adoption of TitanNet functionalities; sustain full staffing of graduation and retention specialists; lead annual Student Success Team retreat in February. Collaborate with ASI on Student Success Stampede in March or April 2019.
Graduate Studies: The 2018-1019 goals for Graduate Programs will focus on advising, tutoring, and workshop attendance by graduate students. Graduate Learning Specialists will provide 1800 hours of tutoring/academic coaching for students, and staff will provide 500 hours of general advising through the Graduate Student Success Center and OGS office. Graduate Orientations will provide information and workshops for 600 new graduate students. Faculty Mentors will provide mentoring for 100 graduate students who may be at risk for academic difficulty.