July 19, 2018

Upcoming ‘Summer Summit’ conference set for July 24

The final “2018 Summer Summit” professional development conference for faculty and staff is Tuesday. The conference is designed for deans, associate deans, assistant deans, faculty, academic advisors, assessment committee members, recruitment and retention coordinators, the registrar’s office, and undergraduate admissions staff.  

The session will be in from 10 a.m. to noon in Morris Library rooms 752 and 754. Space is limited to 50 people for each date. 

For more information, email Elaine Atwood, chief academic advisor, College of Applied Sciences and Arts and College of Agricultural Sciences, at atwood@siu.edu

The session will examine: 

  • Strategically increasing enrollment in majors and minors.
  • The role of advisement in student retention. 

The presenters are: Meera Komarraju, interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs and Jennifer DeHaemers, associate chancellor for enrollment management. 

The university’s Undergraduate Academic Advisement and the Co-Curricular Assessment Committee are sponsoring the summit.