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California State University, Long Beach

Student Success

Facilitator: Dr. David Dowell, Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

Topics of Discussion: Graduation rates, retention, time-to-degree, advising, support, co-curricular activities, student life and development, helping and meeting the needs of transfer students, helping prospective students become college ready, reward systems for student success

Conclusions and Recommendations

Overarching Goal:  Provide a student-centered culture/environment that will do no harm, provide in-your-face advising, and emphasize what each person can do to foster student success.


  1. Increase faculty and student engagement
  2. Maintain and enhance quality of curriculum and instruction
  3. Place an emphasis on the first two years on campus

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