Interest groups formed at Dr. Tinto’s workshop on February 20, 2009. The Pew FTLC will fund 8 groups for up to $3,000 per group. Interim work on the projects will be completed by August 1, 2009, and will be reported at the 2009 Fall Teaching Conference.
For Student Success Projects 2009 Resources, click here.

For detailed information on the Student Success Project 2009 Interest Groups, click here.

Criteria and Organization
Project Guidelines: These are the guidelines groups will consider when planning their projects and writing their proposals:
  1. Objectives: The overall goal of this initiative is improved retention of our students and, ultimately, better graduation rates. What are the objectives of your plan, stated within one or more of the relevant factors in Tinto’s framework for student success?
  2. Plan:
    1.  What will you do to achieve these objectives? Will working with other areas of the university assist you in achieving your objectives (e.g., Academic Resource Center, other academic units, Residential Life)? In particular, what will you do by August 1, 2009, to move ahead in a timely way?

    2.    What facilities and equipment will you need to carry out your objectives?

    3.    What funds will aid you in achieving your objectives? For funding guidelines, see those provided for competitive grants in the Pew FTLC section of the Faculty Handbook. How will you evaluate your plan?

Other requirements:

1.    Letter of support from unit head and any other university units involved.
2.    Signed cover sheet, available in “Student Success” section of Pew FTLC homepage.

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