The Committee on Student Success (CSS - formerly CRAC) advises central campus leadership in the design, implementation, and assessment of strategies and programs that improve student academic success, retention, and graduation. Comprised of representatives from the academic colleges, Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Education, and UKAT, the charge of this committee includes:
In Spring 2014, the Committee on Student Success collaborated with UKAT and Undergraduate Education in completing the following tasks:
The committee has also identified three areas to begin/continue work on immediately, with an eye toward improvements for Fall 2014:
Looking forward to the academic years 2014-15 and 2015-16, the Committee on Student Success has selected four areas in which to concentrate their efforts (listed below). These recommendations have been shared with the Provost for her input and approval. During the summer, the committee will further explore these topics, examining the desired goals, advantages, challenges, resources, and project timelines.
2014-15: 1) First-Year Experience; 2) Gatekeeper & Bottleneck Courses
2015 -16: 1) Student Resource and/or Success Center; 2) Program Admission Standards
Committee Membership List, Meeting Minutes and Agendas are found below