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Leadership for Student Success

The second quarter focuses on how presidents, provosts, and other members of the leadership team can create policies and foster a campus culture that better understands, supports, and serves students.


  • Case Study: Proactive Boards Help Further Student Success

    In recent years, some board members have pushed to rethink their roles beyond ensuring the financial viability of their institutions and hiring college presidents. How are they working to get more involved in helping their institutions meet their missions and promote student success?
  • How to Keep Student Success a Priority Through a Leadership Transition

    As one president steps down and another steps in, how can colleges ensure continued momentum on student-success efforts? A panel of experts convenes to share their thoughts in “How to Keep Student Success a Priority Through a Leadership Transition.” With Support From Ascendium. Watch on demand.


  • Case Study: Campuses Behind Bars

    Incarcerated people who have completed college coursework are 13% more likely to find employment upon release from prison. What other benefits could educating the incarcerated present? Created by Chronicle Brand Studio.
  • Explainer: Student-Success Leadership Teams

    In response to shrinking pools of high school graduates and and increasing numbers of first-generation and minority students, many colleges have created student-success leadership teams. Learn how leading institutions are coordinating the complex web of factors—including mental health, finances, and a sense of belonging—that contribute to student success.
  • Virtual Event: The Provost’s Purview in Student Success

    Provosts play a unique and important role in fostering student success, both in their abilities to set academic policies and in their influence over campus culture. In the latest installment of the Leadership for Student Success series, a panel of provosts from a range of higher-ed institutions meets to discuss “The Provost’s Purview in Student Success.” Watch on demand.