National Small College Enrollment Conference
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2023 conference!
2024 dates will be announced soon—we look forward to seeing you then!
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8:00 am - 5:00pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Embracing Opprotunity and Navigating Change
Embracing Opportunity and Navigating Change: Attracting the Next Generation of Students by Analyzing the Enrollment Cliff, Preparing for the Demographic Shift, and Cultivating a Culture of Belonging.
The keynote will address the ever-changing landscape of higher education and varying state priorities that are demanding colleges and universities re-examine DEI efforts and prioritize strategies to cultivate a sense of belonging for student-centered outcomes. This keynote will set the stage with the current landscape, outline DEI efforts that are taking place on campuses (or that could take place), and define a 'sense of belonging' and its importance to student satisfaction, success and retention.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Refreshment Break sponsored by Clark Higher Ed
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Retention: building student success from prospect to graduation
We will examine the necessary steps to build a comprehensive retention program from name purchase through graduation.
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Buffet Breakfast sponsored by Greenstone Media
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Finding the Silver Bullet to Boost Enrollment: A Case Study
The session will describe the strategic approach and tactics to boost new student enrollment. We will describe implementation and outcomes of direct admission with a major search site, partnerships with local high schools, academic program development, athletic recruitment, and several other initiatives.
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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