Of all your college’s goals, none are more important than those for student learning and success. I define successful students relatively broadly, in ways that flow from your college’s responsibilities (discussed in Chapter 5).

  • Successful students have achieved their goals, which for many students is a higher standard of living. To achieve this end, their goals at your college might be earning a degree or certificate, preparing to transfer successfully to another college to continue their studies, or simply developing new skills.
  • Successful students’ needs have been fulfilled: they have learned whatever they need to succeed at subsequent pursuits. They have the knowledge and skills for a career, or for ...

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