Creating a Culture of Completion:
Shifting the Conversation, Making an Impact
Five Days. Dozens of Stories. Millions of Reasons to Celebrate.
Something incredible has happened in our colleges and universities over the past decade. The era of expanding access to higher education has given rise to a clear focus on ensuring that all students – regardless of their goals, readiness, or lived experience – succeed. Shifts like this don’t just happen. They are the result of thousands of leaders who have joined together to do the hard work of delivering on the promise of higher education.
This report is their story. It’s the story of what can happen when we put students first and achieve something historic.
The numbers are in – and we know what works.
Snapshots of the people making a difference.
Change is real – and institutions are proving it.
A place for important voices to share their insight.
From “haven’t we come far enough?” to “there’s more to do”
The Completion Crisis:
From “It’s a student issue” to “It’s our problem to solve”
Committing to Change:
From “Are we the only ones?” to “Together, we can!”
From “Now what?” to “We have a plan”
The Numbers Are In:
From “are we on the right track?” to “we know what works”