Participant Information: 2015 Institute on High Impact Practices and Student Success

June 9-13, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thank you for participating in the 2015 Institute for High-Impact Practices and Student Sucess

(please see resouces from sessions skill building session below)

Participating Campuses

Alamo Colleges (TX) Austin Peay State University (TN)
Bellarmine University (KY) Cabrini College (PA)
California State University, Fresno (CA California State University, Fullerton (CA)
  Clayton Sate University (GA)
College of the Canyons (CA) Eastern Michigan University (MI)
Fayetteville State University (NC) Goucher College (MD)
Jacksonville University (FL) Knox College (IL)
Northern Kentucky University (KY) Notre Dame de Namur University (CA)
Roosevelt University (IL)   
Salt Lake Community College (UT) Tennessee Board of Regents (TN)
Texas A&M University - San Antonio (TX) Texas Tech University (TX)
University of Colorado Denver - Downtown (CO) University of Georgia (GA)
University of Hartford (CT) University of Houston-Downtown (TX)
University of North Carolina Wilmington (NC) University of San Diego (CA)
University of West Florida (FL) University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)
University of Wisconsin-La Cross (WI) University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)
Utah Valley University (UT) Viterbo University (WI)
Western Kentucky University (KY)  

Institute Program

Program HIPs 2015.pdf

Action Plan Template

Action Plan Template_2015_0.docx

Action plan feedback form Action_Plan_Feedback_Form2015.docx

Posted Presentations and Resources


Opening Plenary - Part I: Susan Albertine

Opening Plenary - Part II Finding A Common Ground for HIPs and Equity: Tia McNair

We will post Reflection and Skill Building Session presentations and institute resources as we receive them.  Please check back frequently for updates.

Track 1:

Creating High-Impact Activities Within High-Impact Practices: Working Backwards to Move All Your Students Forward: Gordon Uno

One HIP to Rule Them All?  Reflective ePortfolios in a HIP Fantasy World - David Hubert

Across the Students’ Experience: Taking HIPs to the Next Level George Sanchez

Track 2:

Identifying and Using Data with a PurposeLead facilitator:  Carleen Vande Zande

Direct Assessment of Learning Outcomes and High-Impact Practices Michele Cuomo

Track 3:

What Scaling HIPs Looks Like Ken O’Donnell

Track 3 Scaling HIPs: Building a HIP Culture - Tom Nelson Laird

Flipping Orthodoxies Susan Albertine

Track 4:

Understanding and Transforming the Higher Education Environment - Judith Ramaley

Mapping the Change Journey - Tim Eatman

Activating Self in Context as Boundary-Spanning Excellence Facilitators: Mobilizing Momentum for Progressive Change Hazel Symonette

Educators As Boundary-Spannins Excellence Facilitators:Activating & Supporting Students doing their Best Learning- Hazel Symonette


Integration of tracks graphic

Opening Plenary: Workshop answers to the 6 EQUITY Questions

Helpful Documents

Participant Guide_2015_0.pdf

Schedule at a Glance final.pdf

Campus locations for the Institute.pdf


Faculty Liaison Assignments_2015.pdf

Reading lists for participants.pdf (check back frequently for updates, use the links to readings sidebar for electronic resources)

Team Leader Webinar:    



Required Readings for all participants

The LEAP Challenge

Finley, Ashley, and Tia McNair. 2013. Assessing Underserved Students' Engagement in High-Impact Practices. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities. 

Kuh, George, and Ken O’Donnell. 2013. Ensuring Quality and Taking High-Impact Practices to Scale. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities. (a copy of this has been sent to all team leaders to share with their team)

STEP UP & LEAD for Equity: What Higher Education Can Do to Reverse Our Deepening Divides

Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: A Campus Guide for Self-Study and Planning