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

Equity: Prioritization & Practice

Equity and access are tantamount to defining student success higher education. To drive towards more equitable outcomes, we must measure the extent that institutions can all deploy equitable practices at scale.

Key insights:

  • Institutions serving diverse student populations deploy advising technology at similar rates as institutions serving primarily white students
  • However, students do not all have equitable access to advising technology nor do students engage with advising technology equitably
  • Advisors across all institutions believe representative diversity across support staff and students would be impactful