July 22, 2013

Monday, July 22, 2013

Enrollment (Domestic)

Recruitment: strengthen pipeline through more aggressive funnel management (FYR/TR)

  • Development of data sets for econometric modeling
  • Collaboration with Marketing Communications to finalize recruitment publications for the FA14 recruitment cycle

Retention Management: increase first-year rate to 90%, six-year graduation to 70%

  • Analysis of year 1 to year 2 of scholarship and KU Pell Advantage recipients
  • Communications to Scholarship and Pell Advantage students advising of continuing eligibility for year two
  • Communications to Rising Student Scholars, advising of funding source of 4 year renewable scholarship in year 3 and/or year 4
  • Emails and Self-Service communications to all students who need to complete loan Master Promissory Notes and/or Loan Entrance Counseling

Technology: establish systems and structures necessary to achieve enrollment results

  • SIS implemented Oracle process to automate the Federal Direct Loan posting and validation steps, previously a manual process, increasing loan processing for student and parent loans

Yield Management: solidify/improve yield rate from admit to enrolled

  • Participation in Orientation events, conducting Orientation sessions ‘Taking Care of Business’ and Financial Aid & Scholarships Help Room
  • FAS Robo-calls to Orientation registrants 1 week prior to their scheduled Orientation, reminding them to submit any needed documents so their financial aid file is complete when they arrive on campus for Orientation
  • Emails and Self-Service communications to all students who need to complete loan Master Promissory Notes and/or Loan Entrance Counseling

Enrollment (International)

Recruitment: enhance Unit's planning and accountability

  • No new updates (currently traveling abroad)


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