Student Success Committee

The Student Success Committee meets monthly to discuss issues of importance to retention and student success. Its 2011-12 members, appointed by President Shipley, consisted of the following:

Helena Cole (Coordinator for Student Success, co-chair)
Dr. Kathy Corpus (BSOS rep, co-chair 2011-2012*)
Dr. Heidi Hanrahan (A&H rep)
Dr. Robert Willgoos (A&H rep)
Dr. Caroline Glackin (Faculty Senate and BSOS rep)
Ms. Kathy Dilley (EPS rep)
Ms. Stacey Kendig (EPS rep)
Dr. Osman Guzide (NSME rep)
Dr. Lisa Park-Gehrke (NSME rep)
Dr. Dot Hively (VPAA representative)
Ms. Cynthia Copney (Director of TriO Programs)
Ms. Tracie Ellis (residence life rep)
Mr. Randall Friend (Director of Admissions)
Ms. Emily Green (Director of the Academic Support Center)
Ms. Sara Maene (Director of Institutional Research)
Ms. Sandra Oerly-Bennett (Director of Financial Aid)
Dr. Laura Renninger (Dean of Teaching and Learning)
Mr. Tim Leonard (undergraduate student rep)
Ms. Tracy Seffers (Registrar)
Ms. Elizabeth Shanton (commuter life rep)
Ms. Shelley Tharp (Comptroller)
Mr. Garrett Widger (graduate student rep)

*The faculty co-chair is elected by the committee each fall

The Student Success Committee works to implement the Student Success Plan. Four subcommittees (prevention, detection, intervention and motivation) also meet monthly to work on specific strategies outlined in the plan. If you have ideas and/or suggestions that you would like the committee to discuss, please contact one of the representatives above.

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