Student success can be measured by a variety of means, whether we’re examining grades, retention data or graduation rates. But it is first supported by the types of administrative services that have served as something of an afterthought in academia, until recently.
BiographyAs Director for iPASS Implementation Services Ana is leading and delivering support for the iPASS2 grant. iPASS stands for Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success in higher education. Ana joined EDUCAUSE in 2015 with over 35 years of higher education experience, mostly focused on using technology to transform how institutions can positively impact student success. Ana was part of the executive team at Starfish Retention Solutions in Rosslyn, VA, she lead the service division, focusing efforts on helping institutions deploy new technology with measurable outcomes directly tied to student retention and completion. She also held leadership positions at Datatel, Inc (now part of Ellucian), Barry University in Miami, FL and Columbia University, NY, NY. She earned a MA degree in Educational Administration from Teachers College - Columbia University and a BBA degree from Florida International University. As part of her work in creating and delivering impactful services that help shape and transform organizations she completed an Executive Program in Leading Professional Services at Harvard University. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Too many new initiatives, too many different directions, not enough time; colleges can end initiative fatigue with these four steps.
This report covers the 13 technologies and 11 trends included in the Integrated Planning for Advising and Student Success domain.