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November 25, 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013

Enrollment (Domestic)

Recruitmentstrengthen pipeline through more aggressive funnel management (FYR/TR)

  • Senior Day was held on November 3 and November 11
  • Transfer Student Visit Day was held on November 8
  • Incomplete emails are sent to those who have applied but are incomplete
  • Continued distribution of 2014-15 scholarship award letters
  • FAS presentations for Senior Days
  • Extended Fall 2014 Scholarship Deadline to Nov. 8, 2013
  • Accepting updated ACT/SAT Test Scores for FA14 scholarship consideration
  • FAS Publication Planning meeting with Marketing & Communications to develop Financial Aid & Scholarship Prospectus for incoming FA14 FYFR

Retention Managementincrease first-year rate to 90%, six-year graduation to 70%

  • Distributed scholarship renewal criteria to all scholarship and Pell Advantage recipients
  • FAS conducting an assessment of student action/response to Oct. email to non-FAFSA filers with outstanding balances

Technologyestablish systems and structures necessary to achieve enrollment results

  • The transfer system in Campus Solutions has been updated with a code fix and demo’d to the Admissions staff.  It is now viable for our business functions and we will proceed implementing.
  • IT, OIRP and SIS are in the progress of migrating the table structure of the student facing credit transfer system (CredTran) to a different table structure, which will enable longer term enhancements.
  • Collaboration with OIRP to develop data set for Scannell & Kurz Financial Aid & Scholarship Strategy Tool (FAST)

Enrollment (International)

Recruitmentenhance Unit’s planning and accountability

  • Attending a Saudi Student fair in Chicago in collaboration with the Applied English Center and KU School of Law.

International Partnershipsestablish collaborations and articulation agreements

  • Working on a new sponsored student agreement for degree-seeking students with the Sampoerna Foundation

Visiting Student Programsdevelop and implement

  • Working on a new visiting agreement with Central China Normal University

    Continuing visiting students for Spring 2014
    Brazil Scientific Mobility Program: 23
    Kanagawa University:  5
    Zhejiang Normal University:  1

    New visiting students for Spring 2014
    Brazil Scientific Mobility Program:  5
    Zhejiang Normal University: 1
    Arturo Prat University of Chile:  1
    IREX Global UGRAD Pakistan:  1

Traditional Recruitment Activitiesincrease and diversify investments

  • Pursuing recruitment partnership to create a new pathway program for international students. This pathway would integrate intensive English into the Freshman year for international students with higher levels of English.

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