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February 13, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012
Enrollment (Domestic) – Matt Melvin Undergraduate Domestic Admissions
  • Recruitment: Office of Admissions hosted a Fly-In for a group of guidance counselors from the state of Texas. Counselors were given an in-depth tour of KU, which included sessions with Honors and the School of Engineering.
  • Search strategies for the classes of 2013, 2014, and 2015 are being put into place in an effort to increase the quantity and quality of the inquiry pool.
  • Yield Management: Destination KU, a program targeted for first-generation and students of color admitted to KU, was held on 2.17.12. Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAS) continues to download ISIR data and has launched a campaign to assist students and their families complete the FAFSA process using automated dialing technology.
  • Retention Management: Fall 2011 persistence rate data from Term 1 is now available through the OIRP website. Work continues to be done related to the creation of a more intentional and purposeful first-year experience.
  • Transfer Student Recruitment: Several policy groups continue to meet to create university-wide transfer processes for KU.
  • Technology: Significant efforts continue related to building out the necessary IT infrastructure to support enrollment management initiatives. IT has developed an IT Roadmap designed to provide focus and direction for the large number of major initiatives being implemented simultaneously.
Enrollment (International) – Charlie Bankart
  • Completed an undergraduate recruitment trip to India (Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Delhi), visiting 18 high schools to meet with parents, high school counselors and prospective students.
  • Completed draft survey for pilot phase of study on international student choice of KU.

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