SAVE THE DATE & CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Student Success Initiative Symposium
November 17, 2021 3:16 PM

Please mark your calendars to join Provost Andreas Cangellaris and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Danita Brown Young at the inaugural Student Success Initiative Symposium on Friday, February 4, 2022 at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC).

Participate in the ongoing discussion about what our campus is doing and will do to bolster retention and graduation rates, close equity gaps, and enhance the Illinois experience.

Don't miss this chance to engage with other faculty, staff, and students to think critically about undergraduate success and to identify strengths, gaps, and priorities for our university.

About the Keynote Speaker

Dr. Cia Verschelden is Special Projects Advisor for the Integration of Academic and Student Affairs at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. She recently retired as Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Malcolm X College – City Colleges of Chicago. She taught for over 25 years at two- and four-year institutions in social work, sociology, women’s studies, nonviolence studies, and first-year seminar. Read more about Dr. Verschelden.

Call for Proposals

There is a great deal of outstanding work conducted across campus to foster student success and we want to hear about it! Review the proposal submission guidelines. The deadline for submitting your program proposal is December 15, 2021.

Submit a Proposal

Additional details about the symposium schedule will be shared as they become available.

Learn more about the Student Success Initiative at

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