The inaugural National Student Success Conference is slated to take place February 21-23 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay.

The event is a collaboration between the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities and the University of South Florida, and this year’s theme is “Innovators and Innovations.”

Driven by metrics, accountability measures, or simply the desire to enrich the undergraduate student experience, colleges and universities have transformed the way student success is considered and practiced. The conference seeks to bring together the innovators and innovations who are influencing student success programs, policies, and practices throughout the country while offering them the opportunity to discuss shifting paradigms, future challenges, and more.

Featured and plenary speakers include:

Dr. Paul Dosal, Vice President, Student Affairs & Student Success at the University of South Florida
Dr. Michael Preston, Executive Director at Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities
Dr. Judy Genshaft, President and CEO/Corporate Secretary at the University of South Florida System
Dr. Ed Bonahue, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Santa Fe College
Dr. Geoffrey Chase, Provost at California State University, Channel Islands
Dr. Cynthia “Cindy” DeLuca, Associate Vice President, Innovative Education at the University of South Florida
Dr. Ronald “Scott” Fritz, Chief of Staff for Teaching, Leading and Learning at Osceola County Public Schools
Dr. Daniel Greenstein, Director of Education, Postsecondary Success at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. John Gunkel, Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs and Services at Rutgers University-Newark
Dr. Barbara Jenkins, Superintendent at Orange County Public Schools
Dr. Sally Johnstone, President at National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)
Dr. George Kuh, Founding Director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment; Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois; Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University
Paul J. Luna, President & CEO at Helios Education Foundation
Dr. Thomas Miller, Associate Professor and Executive Advisor to VP for Student Affairs & Student Success at the University of South Florida
Mark Milliron, Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Civitas Learning
Dr. Sanford “Sandy” Shugart, President at Valencia College
Dr. A. Dale Whittaker, Provost and Executive Vice President at the University of Central Florida
Dr. Ralph Wilcox, Provost and Executive Vice President at the University of South Florida

Visit the National Student Success Conference website for more information and to register.

You can also check out FCAN’s various resources promoting college access and student success:

Visit FCAN’s Research & Data section
Listen to the Florida College Access Network Podcast
Visit FCAN’s Initiatives section
Register for the 2018 Florida College Access Network Summit

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