Case Study: Gannon University
Gannon University, a Diocesan Catholic school, is focused on educating students in and around Erie, Pa
Gannon, like many universities, is increasingly focused on improving student
success and retention Gannon has applied GlyphEd’s data visualization software to develop a more holistic understanding of the nature of student risk factors and methods for lowering attrition
GANNON UNIVERSITY DROVE A 5 POINT
IMPROVEMENT IN RETENTION IN ONE YEAR
This translates to lifelong success for that group of students – and an additional $2M in annual tuition revenue.
THE VALUE OF RETAINING STUDENTS: PRICELESS
Administrators, focused on both the success of the student and school, recognize the long-term value of student retention in multiple facets, from recruiting to financial management.
Steven Mauro Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Administration at Gannon University understands the intricacies of student retention. An avid data analyst, Mauro and his team at Gannon University are building retention programs designed to provide encouragement, coaching, and advisement to students at the earliest sign of risk.
Gannon, a Catholic, diocesan university with campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania, and Ruskin, Florida, offers online and traditional associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs to more than 4,000 academically talented and diverse students. Dr. Mauro and his team believe each of these 4,000 students deserves the academic success available at Gannon.
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Institutions that create a data enabled culture for insight and discovery can improve student success, contain or reduce tuition loss, and improve access to higher education.