Participant Information: 2016 Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

June 21-25, 2016

University of California Los Angeles

Start: 4:00 pm on Tuesday, June 21

End: 6:30 pm on Friday, June 24

When booking travel, please plan to arrive before 4:00 pm on Tuesday, June 21 and depart UCLA no later than 11:00 am on Saturday, June 25

Sunset Village, 330 De Neve Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90024

List of Participating Campuses


Institute Evaluation Form


Presentations (The presentations will be posted as they come in.  Please check back frequently for updates)

Opening PlenaryTia McNair

Guided Learning Pathways that Embed Equity Goals and HIPs - Tia McNair and Vijay Pendakur

High-Impact Practices Across the Curriculum and Co-CurriculumVijay Pendakur

High Impact Practices and Direct Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes - Tia McNair

Institutional Assessment Plans for HIPs: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods - Tom Nelson Laird

Creating Effective HIPs: Analyzing and Using Data for Continuous Improvement  - Tom Nelson Laird

Institutionalizing HIPs - MIchele Cuomo

Cross Divisional Collaboration for Implementation and Advancement of HIPsMichele Cuomo

Organizational Change 101 Judith Ramaley

Organizational Change 201 - Judith Ramaley

Campus Climate Dialogues as High-Impact Practice - George Sanchez 

Integrative and Developmental Frameworks and Strategies for High-Impact Practices - George Sanchez

ePortfolios and HIPs: Organization, Integration, and Assessment - David Hubert

Reflective Strategies Across High-Impact Practices - David Hubert 

Using High-Impact Practice To Achieve High-Impact Learning (HIPs Basics)Gordon Uno

Designing Problem-Centered HIPsGordon Uno

Faculty Development 101 + 201 - Timothy Eatman


AAC&U Institute Location on UCLA Campus

Campus Map


Useful Documents

Participant Guide

Institute Program 

Team Cluster Assignments

Schedule at a Glance

Action Plan Template (Please send a copy of you're action plan to Alex Belknap at

Campus Inventory

Team Leader Webinar Slides


Action Plan Presentations

Action Plan Template

Action Plan Feedback Form

Sample Action Plan


Preperatory Reading Materials for All Participants

Reading List pdf


The LEAP Challenge

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

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 has been sent to all team leaders) 

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