Complete College America sponsored a “15 to Finish Institute” in which 22 member states heard details of the highly successful UH campaign and were provided with material to start their own “15 to Finish” campaigns. More from UH News…
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As a follow up to the Summit II planning session in October 2012, the U.S. Education Delivery Institute (EDI) and Complete College America (CCA) sponsored a visit by Dr. Larry Abele, provost emeritus of Florida State University, and Dr. Chris Navia, EDI Higher Education Engagement Manager, to conduct student success workshops at UH Mānoa, UH Hilo, and UH West Oʻahu in January 2013. Drs. Abele and Navia also met with the HGI system team to further their agenda on student success. Student success strategies involving creating academic maps with milestones, using data for decision making, and leveraging financial aid were covered. See work plans for campus and system updates.
Larry Abele and Chris Navia from EDI meet with the system team
UH West Oʻahu Jan. 30, 2013
At UH Hilo Jan. 29, 2013
At UH Hilo Jan. 29, 2013
This handout describes how HGI is working toward the goal of increasing the number of Hawai‘i residents with a postsecondary degree.
HGI campus and system teams were asked to identify large scale/high impact strategies, develop tactics necessary to implement the strategies, and prioritize next steps. For details on how campus and system teams are currently moving forward on implementing their plans, follow the links below.
UH West Oʻahu
This handout describes the use of data and a communication strategy to shift a long-standing norm of students taking 12, rather than 15, credits per semester.
UH’s 15 to Finish campaign has gained national attention. Most recently, it was a featured presentation at the Complete College America meeting in December 2012, with 33 states in attendance. Executive Vice President Johnsrud provided a summary of how UH’s 15 to Finish was born along with initial results of the strategy to reduce students’ time to degree.
Director of Institutional Research and Analysis Office, Pearl Iboshi, was a featured panelist on using data to drive change. Her topic was on the development of HGI’s campus completion scorecards.
UH campus and system teams gathered at the State Capitol for a two-day planning session in October 2012 that focused on improving student success. Facilitators and national content experts were brought in by Complete College America to assist in the discussions.
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Governor Neil Abercrombie, CCA President Stan Jones, and UH EVPAA Linda Johnsrud.
Campus teams present plans at the afternoon session.
HGI’s Summit II was the second gathering held by UH. In September 2010, Summit I “E Kamakani Hou” brought together community leaders and members of UH to discuss how higher education could improve Hawaiʻi’s ability to compete in the 21st century global economy.
The original keynote presentation at Summit II by Executive Vice President Linda Johnsrud has been updated and emphasis added on the 15 to Finish media campaign. This presentation is being shared with campuses and groups.
Keynote speaker Executive Vice President Johnsrud provides the context for the Hawai‘i Graduation Initiative—the critical need for more educated citizens to ensure Hawai‘i’s future as a vital, globally competitive state.