Southeast Missouri State University will host an all campus event, “Building a Campus Culture to Support Student Persistence and Graduation: A Day with Vincent Tinto,” on Oct. 19, 2016. Dr. Vincent Tinto, distinguished professor emeritus at Syracuse University and the former chair of the Higher Education Program, will facilitate discussions throughout the day to explore the wide range of issues influencing student success, with the objective of identifying actionable strategies to help Southeast meet established retention and graduation rate goals. Please encourage your colleagues and students to attend this event.
The general session from 8 to 11 a.m. is open to all University faculty, staff, and students. Registration is required as seating is limited. Please register online at app.semo.edu/genl/registration/homepage.asp.
Also, a brief article by Tinto concerning student retention and persistence appearing in a recent edition of Inside Higher Ed is available at http://ihenow.com/2cPxIU8.
More information about the University’s goals, the guest speaker and the event are available at http://www.semo.edu/pdf/tinto-flyer-16.pdf. If you have questions about this event, please contact the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success at email@example.com or call (573) 986-6888.