Working with Institutional Data for Student Retention

December 6, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Eastern
Available 10 business days after the Live Training


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Learn how to recognize and communicate data points and patterns to advance your student retention strategies.


Data can be is a powerful tool for understanding attrition and creating student success programs. Student affairs and enrollment professionals often yearn for access to data, but when they do have access, they may struggle with distilling the information they need, using data effectively, and working with others to ask the right questions.

This virtual workshop is strongly recommended to Developing a Comprehensive Retention Plan attendees outside of Institutional Research who would like to learn how to:

  • Recognize data points that can be used to measure factors associated with retention.
  • Examine patterns in retention data.
  • Create research questions that better communicate your data needs and program outcomes with institutional partners, leadership, and other stakeholders.


Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for professionals outside of Institutional Research who want to learn how to recognize data points and patterns and communicate effectively to institutional stakeholders in order to advance their student retention strategies.

Attendance is especially encouraged for those attending our virtual conference, Developing a Comprehensive Retention Plan.


Limited Attendance

In order to ensure a high-quality learning experience, we have intentionally designed this Virtual Training to have a limited number of total attendees. To ensure access from both paying participants and also from those who have an All-Inclusive membership, when the membership cap is reached, only paying participants can register after that point (while spaces are still available). If you have questions about whether this program is right for you, please contact us.

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December 6, 2021

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern


Working with Institutional Data for Student Retention

During this interactive virtual workshop, our expert speakers will work with you to help build your data skills and advance retention efforts. You will explore how to:

  • Recognize data points that can be used to measure factors associated with retention.
  • Examine patterns in retention data.
  • Create research questions that better communicate your data needs and program outcomes with institutional partners, leadership, and other stakeholders.


Professional portrait of Bernadette Jungblut

Bernadette Jungblut

Professor of Political Science, Central Washington University

Bernadette’s 20 years in higher education have included responsibility for strategic planning, regional and specialized accreditation, and academic program development and assessment. She has also created and coordinated student success initiatives including new student orientation, the first-year experience, early alert and academic probation programming, and programs for freshmen who are conditionally admitted, exploratory, first in the family in college, lower income, and students of color.

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Margot Saltonstall

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Northern Arizona University

Dr. Margot Saltonstall serves as the Interim Vice President of Student Affairs at Northern Arizona University, overseeing the offices of Inclusion; Indigenous Student Success; Transfer and Online Connections; Dean of Students; and Leadership, Engagement, Activities and Peer Mentoring, and the three AVP areas Campus Health and Recreation Services; Housing and Residence Life; and Career Development, First Generation Programs, College Access, Strategic Initiatives (Assessment & Communications), Academic Success Centers, First Year Experience, and Veteran Military Services.

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