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Graduation Initiative

GI 2025 Advisory Team Work Groups

Below are the work groups currently operating to address key action areas for 2019-2020.

Team Leads in bold.

1. Tipping Point Student Success Summit

TeamKate, Chela, Teresita, Josh, Mary, Dawn, Ellie, Kaitlyn (plus additional non-GI Team members)
Charge: Deliver another successful summit with follow-up spring programming
Associated funding:  $25,000

2. Student Success Awards

Team:  Steering Committee (Kate, Chela, Kaitlyn, Ellie, Ben, Barbara, Chiara)
Charge: Revise and release call, review and award one-time GI dollars, track and assess
Associated funding: $270,000

3. Equity-Minded Programs Initiative

Team: Kate, Ellie, Darin, Erin
Charge: Complete program design, identify leads and expert(s), determine how to select programs, implement spring
Associated funding: $60,000

4. Financial and Administrative Barriers

Team: Dan, Anna, Michael
Charge:  Review list of recommendations from last year’s team, identify those that are completed and recommend actions for this year
Associated funding: None

5. Student Success Centers Alignment

Team: Dawn, Debbie, William, Kaitlyn, Cecilia, Jessica (Consider adding Malcolm for more Success Center representation)
Charge: Alignment
Associated funding:  None

6. Equity Action (MLA “home team”)

Team: Ellie, Jeff, Dawn (plus additional non-GI Team members)
Charge: Develop set of resources for individual faculty or departmental teams to respond to equity gap data
Associated funding:  None

7. Faculty Engagement with Grade Data/FASP

Team:   Daniel, Chiara, Tom, Jeff, Ben, Ryan (plus additional FASP subcommittee members Jason Nice, Paul Bailey, Jeff Livingston)
Charge:  Coordinate completion and rollout of faculty grade dashboards with development of Senate policy on access/use.  Work with MLA “home team” on provision of resources to support faculty interventions.
Associated funding:  None

8. Second Year Retention Pilot

Team: Darin, Leanne, William, with the possible addition of AAP staff and people from Career (Pablo Soto or Brianna Ellis)
Charge:  Design and implement1-unit course in spring 2020 for first-year students on AP following fall 2019; design and host “Sophomore Launch” event early fall 2020 (majors showcase with career options, support resource fair, opportunities to connect with advanced students in various disciplines)
Associated funding: $8,500

9. Transfer Support Program development

Team:  TBD
Charge: Identify unmet needs of transfer students (engagement, academics, support); research effective program models; recommend interventions/new programming for 2010-2021
Associated funding: $15,000