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FAFSA Strategy To Support Student Success

February 19 2024

Delays in the release of the FAFSA and the distribution of information necessary for financial aid awarding are a hot topic across higher education currently. Concerns about how this will impact...

3 Steps To Building A “Triple Threat” Intercollegiate Athletics Program

January 5 2024

By Travis Feezell, Ed.D. It can be said that athletics are the “front porch” of the university: a visible expression of institutional excellence so unlike what happens in the classrooms or labs or...

4 Student Success Tips to Inclusively Increase Fall-to-Spring Persistence

October 23 2023

By Destiny Harper-Lane, DBA How is your institution generating intensity around understanding strategies that can drive fall-to-spring persistence and ultimately, retention?

Moving The Needle On Tuition Revenue

August 31 2023

Transforming Institutional Viability Through Student Success MTN drives participant tuition revenue by cultivating a thriving student success culture. Credo’s Moving the Needle MTN partner...

Catalyzing A Culture of Belonging: Student Success & Retention Case Studies

August 7 2023

Moving The Needle Impacts Culture & Retention Together with our partners, the Moving the Needle (MTN) project invests deeply in the development of leaders across the campus, in the integration of...

5 Tips To Ensure Your Strategic Plan Stays On Track 

December 1 2022

The hardest thing about strategic planning isn’t creating the plan, it’s implementing it. But we’ve got good news: there are steps you can take during the planning process to ensure that your...

Measuring Your Strategic Plan With Key Performance Indicators

November 3 2022

Measurement is an essential element of strategic planning because it offers a declaration of intent: This is where we’re going as an organization, and here’s how we’ll know when we get there.

Improving Board Engagement with Strategic Planning

October 20 2022

The central purpose of today’s boards doesn’t differ much from what it’s been in the past. Board members are stewards of an organization’s mission and vision, tasked with ensuring that the college,...

4 Ingredients for Seeding Sustainable Change in Your Organization

October 5 2022

Wherever there’s smoke, there’s fire—and whenever an organization embarks on a strategic plan, there’s bound to be change. In many cases, organizational change is approached in a heavy-handed way,...

Five Ways to Authentically Engage Your Community in Strategic Planning

September 14 2022

A president once told our planning team during a strategic planning kickoff meeting, “We all know that we can sit here and in a half-day come up with our top strategic goals—but that would do no...

Sharing Strategy: Internal Communication & Strategic Planning

December 13 2021

What Does Your Community Know About Your Strategic Plan? If you asked any member of your campus community about your strategic plan, would they know your vision and the things that are most important...