November 29, 2006
National Symposium on Student Retention
We had an outstanding symposium in Albuquerque on October 9-11.
Our main speakers were Dr. George Henderson, The University of Oklahoma;
Dr. Peter Ewell, National Center for Higher Education Management
Systems; Dr. Margaret Ford, Houston Community College-Northeast;
and Mr. Tim Culver, Ms. Beth Richter and Dr. Elizabeth Herr, Noel
Levitz, Inc. There were many outstanding presentations covering
topics such as Meritorious Retention Programs, Looking Beyond the
First Year Retention, Special Populations, and Best Practices.
Congratulations to John Nelson from the University of Ottawa! He
was the winner of a free registration to next year’s symposium,
scheduled for September 24-26, 2007 in Milwaukee.
2006 Best Practices
The 11th annual CSRDE $1000 Best Practices Award was presented
to The University of Central Florida for their paper titled “A
Decade in Review: 1995-2005 Building Institutional Collaboration
for Successful Student Retention”. Congratulations on a job
Recruiting Drive Underway
Membership renewal information has been mailed to current members,
and packets will be in the mail this week for prospective members.
If you are interested in joining the consortium and haven’t
received a packet, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-325-2158.