Improving Student Learning and Graduation Rates: Strategies that Embrace all Metrics of Student Success

Monday, February 13 | 3:00PM–3:45PM | Houston Ballroom I, II, III
Session Type: Featured Session
Delivery Format: Featured Session
Much of the effort in higher education today centers on improving student success metrics, such as retention, four- and six-year graduation rates, and the attainment gap. However, this featured session focuses on balancing those important concerns with the core purpose of higher education: the quality of student learning.

Outcomes: Awareness of key challenges facing higher education today and tomorrow * Understanding of the tensions between student success metrics and quality learning * Possession of new strategies for student learning and student success metrics


  • Eddie Watson

    Associate Vice President, Association of American Colleges & Universities