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Student Success Committee

Committee Mission/Charge/Goals

Mission:

The mission of the Student Success Committee is to facilitate and support the means and measures necessary to ensure student success at Loma Linda University.

Charge: 

  1. Develop and maintain a systematic process to define, collect, analyze, and share student success data.
  2. Support activities that ensure student success at the program, school, and university levels.
  3. Identify and communicate best practices for program and systems development and assessment of student success.

Goals:

  1. Define terms/indicators for student success reports.
    • WASC (time to degree, graduate rate, retention rate)
    • LLU “Current Student” Experience
    • LLU “Alumni” Experience
  2.  Identify current methods of data gathering at LLU
  3. Create parameters for a first cycle of review in each of the three categories
  4. Define, collect, and analyze reports for WASC definitions
  5. Define, collect, and analyze reports for “Current Student” definitions
  6. Define, collect, and analyze reports for “Alumni” definitions
  7. Identify the theory that suggests best practices in student success
  8. Begin to suggest the best practices and processes for ongoing assessment of student success at Loma Linda University, based on theory and practice

Committee Membership

Co-Chairs

  • Jan Nick - School of Nursing (Professor, Nursing)
  • Duane Tan - School of Pharmacy (Director of Academic Support)

Members

  • University Services

    • Information Systems 
      • Mike Sanders, Manager Application Development
      • Doris Serna, Programmer Analyst
    • Educational Effectiveness 
      • Marilyn Eggers, Director
      • Ken Nelson, Associate Director/Institutional Researcher
    • Enrollment Management & Student Services
      • Rick Williams, Vice President
  • Schools

    • Allied Health Professions 
      • Mike Iorio
      • Donna Thorpe, Director of Institutional Research
    • Nursing 
      • Jackson Boren
      • Diane Mattheson
    • Public Health
      • Wendy Genovez

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