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52 Minutes

An Educated Guest: Are We the Problem?

“Are we the problem?” This simple question would lead Dr. Tim Renick to leverage big data at scale and profoundly improve Georgia State University (GSU) students’ outcomes.

In this episode of An Educated Guest, Todd Zipper, EVP and GM of Wiley University Services and Talent Development, welcomes Dr. Tim Renick, founding Executive Director of Georgia State University’s National Institute for Student Success (NISS). They explore how personalized approaches to data and technology have revolutionized student success, created equitable career outcomes for historically under-resourced learners, and increased revenue at GSU.

Key Takeaways:

How GSU dramatically improved outcomes for low-income students and students of color
How proactive chat technology helped reduce GSU’s summer melt by over 30%
The unique strategies GSU uses to help students connect education and career
How Tim founded NISS using a systematic, data-informed, and technology-enhanced approach
The four service areas NISS offers to help universities boost student success

By Wiley University Services · NISS Content Publisher