Improving student retention and completion still keep higher education leaders up at night. The recent post on the Online Universities blog examined the issue and highlights nine social engagement ideas.
Facilitating relationships with faculty and staff, ethnicity-specific student centers and, as expected, social media are all good ideas, in our opinion, for any institution.
This list also got us thinking about what our customers are doing to foster student engagement with solutions like Ellucian Degree Works, Banner Relationship Management, Ellucian Course Signals, and Colleague Retention Alert.
What types of social engagement initiatives have worked at your institution that should be added to the list?