Improving College Completion Through Collaboration and Scale

Wednesday, February 03 | 4:15PM–5:00PM | Republic, Fourth Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
Big data is being touted as the next big idea to revolutionize higher ed: headlines in Forbes, Fast Company, and Wall Street Journal all reflect the notion that more data will improve student success. As institutions across the country find themselves with heaps of data, the challenge is what to do with it. Today, 11 public higher ed institutions are stepping up to test, iterate, and develop new innovative strategies—like using data—to help students graduate. Come hear how they're using data to advise and support at-risk students and make decisions about arranging courses to take into account student needs.

OUTCOMES: Learn how universities are leveraging data to support and advise at-risk students * Gain insight from experience in deploying this data analytics approach at scale * Understand opportunities for partnering with higher ed leaders accelerate student success


  • Bridget Burns

    Executive Director, University Innovation Alliance