Recruitment: strengthen pipeline through more aggressive funnel management (FYR/TR)
- Continued distribution of 2014-15 scholarship award letters.
- FAS participation in the Honors Reception for FA14 new admits admitted to the Honors Program.
- Senior Day held on November 22, 2013.
Retention Management: increase first-year rate to 90%, six-year graduation to 70%
- Kauffman Scholars Advisory Council meeting held.
Technology: establish systems and structures necessary to achieve enrollment results
- Submitted KU data set to Scannell and Kurz for FAST Tool development.
- Participated in a Federal Student Aid Advisory Council meeting, with opportunity to provide feedback to help simplify the 2014-15 FAFSA.
Yield Management: solidify/improve yield rate from admit to enrolled
- Yield communications continue to be sent to admitted students.
- Tele-counselors continue to call students as they are admitted.
Recruitment: enhance Unit’s planning and accountability
- Incomplete application numbers continue to decline.
- Spring 2014 incomplete applications declined by nearly 8% from the previous spring admissions cycle.
- To date, summer/fall 2014 incomplete application numbers have dropped by nearly 24% for the same point in cycle last year.
International Partnerships: establish collaborations and articulation agreements
- No new updates
Visiting Student Programs: develop and implement
- No new updates
Traditional Recruitment Activities: increase and diversify investments
- Spring non-degree admits have continued to increase. This continues to be our fastest growing population (for intensive English and non-degree studies in academic programs on study abroad). Spring non-degree admits have increased by 21% from the previous spring admit term.
- Spring degree-seeking admits declined by 10% from the previous spring admit term.
- Summer/fall 2014 applications and admits are up by 65% for this point in cycle compared to the previous year.