Many of you are familiar with the College Retention Committee. This committee has worked on numerous initiatives through the years to improve retention of students. This year, in alignment with the goal to make enrollment a more institutional topic of discussion, there is a change in how retention data and initiatives are made actionable.
Two committees, the Leadership Roundtable and the Retention Committee, have merged into the College Enrollment Steering Committee. The ESC will hear updates on retention and new recruitment since both make up the overall enrollment for TCC. The group will help identify any barriers or gaps that need attention aligned with institutional goals, budget, and programmatic Systematic Evaluation Plans (SEPs). As part of the ESC, Retention Workgroups will shift to more data-driven action plans in alignment with the Retention Strategic Plan.
The creation of the ESC is intended to allow more faculty and staff the opportunity to impact TCC enrollment, both in recruitment and retention. Keep an eye out for ways to get involved in these work groups. The new structure will keep this important work moving forward in a more structured, intentional, and impactful way.
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."