The Institute for Student Success is responsible for developing persistence, self-awareness, and independence in all students as they work toward their academic and personal goals.
- Lead campus-wide retention initiatives.
Develop and implement research-based retention strategies for the College.
Advance student agency, engagement, and autonomy.
- Increases persistence and graduation rates for all Ursinus students across demographics and cohorts.
- Create efficiency and clarity for faculty, staff and students regarding the College’s student support services.
This summer, Ursinus College’s Institute for Student Success (ISS) hosted 19 institutions from the Philadelphia area, New Jersey and New York for an annual meeting of student success professionals.
The newly established Ursinus Institute will assist students and provide retention research for other colleges.