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Compassionate Enrollment: A New Retention Solution

The purpose of this session is to present a promising practice in the pursuit of a solution to the higher education retention problem. For decades, retention studies have focused on post-enrollment strategies; this session will present the findings from a study focused on an innovative pre-enrollment retention strategy called compassionate enrollment©. The results of the study confirm compassionate enrollment© leads to the retention of students and offers university leaders a new way forward.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will discover a promising new retention strategy.
  2. Participants will understand the ways in which Compassionate Enrollment leads to retention.
  3. Participants will be able to develop an action plan to explore how compassionate enrollment can be engaged in scale and scope at their institution.

Speakers

Organizer

Kimberly Moore, Asst Dean of Students, Loyola University Chicago


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