Unlocking the Power of Advising to Meet Student Success Goals

Wednesday, October 28 | 12:00PM–12:20PM ET
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Simulive

Data from the EDUCAUSE study on Digital Transformation (Dx) tells us that six of the top ten benefits of Dx initiatives involve improving the student experience and outcomes. As institutions grapple with Covid-19 and move advising to a virtual setting, it is now more important than ever for staff and leaders in the IT and advising departments to identify shared goals, understand complementary perspectives, and humanize their collaboration as a lever for student-centered redesign.


Humanize IT and Advising as units * Discuss the common misconceptions about IT and Advising * Learn how to leverage relationships between Advising and IT to achieve student success goals


  • Chris Hutt

    Project Director, Kansas State University
  • Elise Newkirk-Kotfila

    Director of Advising Initiatives, NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • Kathe Pelletier

    Director, Teaching and Learning Program, EDUCAUSE