EDUCAUSE community members offer student success perspectives on the 2020 Top 10 IT Issues.
Dr. Kal Srinivas
The Interim Executive Director of Student Success provides visionary leadership and plays an integral role in coordinating student success and retention by overseeing programs and processes related to the co-curricular elements of the student experience, from recruitment, through the first-year experience, retention, graduation and career/job success.
Provide leadership, oversight and supervision for the offices of Career Services, First-Year and Transfer Programs, Retention and other designated co-curricular and functional units. Work with School/College advising teams to develop best practices regarding access and retention. Support efficient intra-University transfer process with Schools/Colleges.
Work with senior leaders and colleagues across campus to strengthen the student experience and improve the metrics that define student success – inclusive of retention efforts, academic and career advising that support progress towards degree completion and professional preparation for future employment or advanced education. Coordinate the implementation and use of the Orange Success and Orange Analytics systems with Schools and Colleges
Establish and implement a comprehensive assessment plan and use assessment data to inform continuous improvement. Promote strategic planning in co-curricular and functional units as appropriate.
As a senior member of the Enrollment and Student Experience leadership team, lead and participate in planning, program evaluation, budget development, and policy formation that will enhance the learning experience, broadly construed. Leadership will consist of personnel supervision and evaluation, budget planning and oversight, assessment, technology planning, service excellence, crisis management and collaboration with other units, faculty and staff.
IT leaders describe how they are collaborating and cooperating with their campuses as they transition to their new organizational role.