The HGI system team and campus teams from UH Mānoa, UH Hilo and UH West O‘ahu continued to build on their student success work with facilitators Dr. Chris Navia and Omari Burnside from the U.S. Education Delivery Institute (EDI). Chris and Omari led a 3-day workshop which focused on prioritizing reform strategies, identifying barriers that impact future progress, and identifying key activities and processes that help institutionalize system and campus efforts around student success. See work plans for campus and system updates.
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.
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.
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.
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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HGIs 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 Hawaiʻis ability to compete in the 21st century global economy.