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In colleges and universities, student success is built on deep foundations. Admissions departments, academic advising, and student affairs all play a role in supporting students as they progress through their academic careers. In this program, you’ll learn to build collaborative systems and develop policies that help students succeed academically and as members of the learning community.
Leading Strategic Student Success is a four-week virtual institute that combines cutting-edge research with practical application. You will have the opportunity to engage with fellow participants and HGSE faculty as you participate in live sessions, discussion boards, and informal break-out sessions. The program also includes readings, case studies, and the development of a customized action plan. A description for each weekly module is below:
Module Week 1: Introductions and Foundations of Equitable Student Success Module Week 2: Innovative Practices and Policies Module Week 3: Organizational Change and Equitable Student Success Module Week 4: Action Planning and Wrap-Up
We strongly encourage live participation, as this will be the best opportunity to engage with your colleagues and faculty in the program. However, all sessions will be recorded and made available on the participant program website following the session(s).
If possible, we highly encourage you to attend the live orientation webinar on Thursday, April 4, 2024 from 12 to 1 p.m. ET, as it will be a valuable opportunity for face-to-face connection with fellow students and faculty. If you are unable to participate in the live event, we encourage you to watch the orientation recording, as the session will include useful introductory content and insights from the community.
Live sessions with faculty will be held on the following dates from 12 to 1:30 p.m. ET. Each session will include an optional virtual office hour from 1:30 to 2 p.m. ET. The live sessions will be recorded, but the office hours will not.
Tuesday, April 9 Thursday, April 11Tuesday, April 16 Thursday, April 18Tuesday, April 23 Thursday, April 25Tuesday, April 30 Thursday, May 2
James Honan's research and teaching interests include financial management of nonprofit organizations, organizational performance measurement and management, and higher-education administration.
The program is open to both individual educators and leadership teams working in the following roles:
This program welcomes applications from both individuals and teams. First-time applicants need to create a Professional Education account to apply.
Individuals: Click the "Apply" button at the top of this page to log into your Professional Education account and access the application page. Proceed with the individual form until submission.
Step 1: Designate one participant or an administrative staff member as the Coordinator.
Step 2: Upon the submission of the team application, all team members will receive an email notification with a link to their personal application form. Team members should complete their forms promptly. Once all team members submit their forms, the application is considered complete and ready for review by the Admissions Committee.
Invoices: Invoices will only be available upon your acceptance.