A Data Driven Resource for Evolving Student Supports

Driving toward a Degree 2021: Overcoming Persistent Barriers to Student Success

Four areas of concern are identified as perennial issues to improving success for all through student supports

Delivery of a Seamless Student Experience

In the second of four research briefs, we focus on lack of coordination across departments as a perennial barrier to effective advising and student success.

Key insights:

  • The most collaborative institutions see statistically significant increases in student retention at four-year institutions and large two-year institutions
  • All sectors (2-year, public 4-year, and private 4-year institutions) believe lack of integration across technology solutions to be the top barrier for implementing advising technologies