Association of American Colleges and Universities

Advancing Collaborative Roadmaps for Student Success

Posted on March 14, 2016

Sponsored by The Kresge Foundation, this issue focuses on campus, state, regional, and national strategies for “Advancing Roadmaps for Community College Leadership to Improve Student Learning and Success.” Leaders from Jobs for the Future, Achieving the Dream, the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, the American Association of Community Colleges, and the Council on Undergraduate Research contributed to the issue and AAC&U Roadmap Project colleges collaborated across institutions to write articles that highlight emerging practices for improving student learning and success based on the LEAP framework.

ANALYSIS

A Shared Vision for Student Success
Tia Brown McNair, AAC&U; Lara K. Couturier, HCM Strategists; and Kevin Christian, American Association of Community Colleges

PRACTICE

Intentional Collaborations: Building a Virtual Community of Mentoring and Practice
Mary Carney, University of North Georgia; Dallas Dolan, Community College of Baltimore County; and Donna Seagle, Chattanooga State Community College

Faculty and Staff Engagement: A Core Component of Student Success
Mary Harrill, National Association for the Education of Young Children; Julia A. Lawton, Achieving the Dream; and Jo-Carol Fabianke, Alamo Colleges

Reflective E-portfolios: One HIP to Rule Them All?
David Hubert and Jason Pickavance, both of Salt Lake Community College; and Amanda Hyberger, Chattanooga State Community College

Operation 100%, or, Completion by Redesign
Richard J. Prystowsky, Lansing Community College; Andrew K. Koch, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education and Gateways to Completion; and Christopher A. Baldwin, Jobs for the Future

Male Student Success Initiative: Creating Alignment Across College Communities
Maurice Johnson and Mark Williams, both of Community College of Baltimore County; and J. Luke Wood, San Diego State University

RESEARCH

Embedding Undergraduate Research in the Community College Curriculum
Nancy H. Hensel, New American Colleges and Universities; and Brent D. Cejda, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

REALITY CHECK

Transfer in the Spotlight: New Models, New Opportunities
Debra D. Bragg, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign


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