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Student Success Portal Spring Surveys launches Jan. 25

Student Success Portal Spring and Spring 1 Early Term Progress Survey launches Jan. 25

January 22, 2019

The Spring and Spring 1, 2019, Early Term Progress Survey will launch via the Student Success Portal on Friday, Jan. 25. This survey will be distributed to all Spring and Spring 1 U.S. on-ground and online courses and will be available for faculty to complete during a 10-day window that will close on Monday, Feb. 4.

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Starfish Advising and Retention Gathers Information at Workshop

June 12, 2017

Advising and retention group Starfish returned to campus for a three day workshop to learn more about Webster University and our readiness, as an institution, to accept this new system and use it as a tool to help us achieve our student success goals as outlined in the strategic plan. The workshop consisted of focus groups, a leadership assessment and a workshop for colleagues to begin the work of building our system.

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Spring Faculty Institute

Spring Faculty Institute 2017: 'From Enrollment to Retention' April 7

March 23, 2017

This year’s Spring Faculty Institute, around the theme, “A Holistic Approach: From Student Interest to Enrollment to Retention,” will take place Friday, April 7, 2:30-6:30 p.m. in Sunnen Lounge. The goal of the event is to develop further institutional awareness among the faculty about the process of securing student enrollment and seeing them through to graduation. RSVP by April 3.

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At-Risk Student Referrals

October 20, 2016

Helping students persist is an important part of what we all do at Webster University. Retention is important to the institution and to students who have invested in their education. If you perceive that students may be at risk of not continuing their education at Webster University, please alert the campus director. Early awareness of potential roadblocks can sometimes enable us to find an appropriate intervention that will enable students to continue their enrollment.

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