Flight Plan: A Proactive Approach to Fostering Sustainable

Flight Plan: A Proactive Approach to Fostering Sustainable

Flight Plan: A Proactive Approach to Fostering Sustainable Student Success at the University of Louisville October 6, 2016 Introduction to Flight Plan What is Flight Plan? Flight Plan is a campus-wide initiative to assist undergraduate students in staying on course to graduate in 4 to 6 years. LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Introduction to Flight Plan

(Cont.) Why is Flight Plan Important? Assists the university in improving student persistence and retention. Target for 6-Year Graduation Rate on University's 2020 Scorecard is 60.5% (currently 53.5%) LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Introduction to Flight Plan (Cont.) Why is Flight Plan Important?

Supports state and community interests Contributes to a more educated workforce Attracts more businesses to Kentucky (> tax dollars) Supports 55,000 Degrees Initiative LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Introduction to Flight Plan (Cont.)

Why is Flight Plan Important? Helps students financially Students tuition cost will not be as high if they graduate in a timely manner Students can graduate with less debt if they graduate on time Students can start earning a salary earlier if they graduate and enter the job market earlier LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Background: How was Flight Plan developed? How was Flight Plan developed?

Charge from provost Create an out-in-four program to proactively assist students to graduate in 4 years LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How was Flight Plan developed? (Cont.) Identified Stakeholders Academic advisors

Students Advising Center Directors Institutional Research Campus partners LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How was Flight Plan developed? (Cont.)

Discussion and research Regular meetings times took place among the stakeholders Institutional Effectiveness provided data Institutions with Out in Four programs were studied University of Arizona Arizona State University of Florida LO U ISV ILL E. ED U /

FLIGHTPLAN How was Flight Plan developed? (Cont.) Recommendations to Provost Create 4 year degree progression plans Teach and inform students how to graduate in 4 years Monitor degree completion of first time-full-time students

Review Advanced Placement and CLEP credit awarded LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How was Flight Plan developed? (Cont.) Recommendations to Provost Change maximum hours per semester from 17 to 18

Ensure campus-wide collaboration and support Provide incentives Improve enrollment management Change culture of expected graduation in 4 years LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How was Flight Plan developed? (Cont.)

Who Oversees Flight Plan? University-Wide Flight Plan Executive Committee (EC) appointed by the Provost 4 subcommittees bring recommendations to EC. If approved, recommendation forwarded to Provost LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How was Flight Plan developed? (Cont.) 4 Subcommittees

Marketing and Education Policy and Procedure Milestones/Tracking Intervention/Data Collection/Assessment LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How does Flight Plan work? How does Flight Plan Work? Cont.) Students: investigate careers early are assigned to an academic advisor in PS in their first semester and when they transition to faculty advisor select a 4, 5, or 6 year Flight Plan during their second semester of

freshmen year are measured against milestones at the end of year 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 (depending on FP selection) not meeting milestones are required to meet with their academic advisor LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How does Flight Plan Work? Cont.) What are milestones? For most majors, milestones are based on the completion of a minimum number of hours each year

AND a minimum grade point average (determined by academic major) STEM majors course-based milestones LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How does Flight Plan Work? Cont.)

Students Not Meeting Milestones discuss with academic advisor what caused them not to meet milestones develop a plan to get back on course OR select a new Flight Plan LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How does Flight Plan Work? Cont.) Academic Advisors Discuss with students what may have contributed to their inability to meet milestones.

Record reasons in data base Work with students to develop a plan to get back on course or assist students in selecting a different Flight Plan. LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN How does Flight Plan work? (Cont.) Flight Plans and Milestones

FPs including required Milestones can be viewed here: louisville.edu/flightplan Students can change their FP anytime they wish by meeting with their academic advisor LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Technology Technology Available for Flight Plan Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat

Worked with academic units to develop four-year degree progression plans, which later became Flight Plans Developed in Microsoft Word, published in PDF Minimal interactivity or integration with other UofL technology LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Technology Available for Flight

Plan (cont.) PeopleSoft Course Planner Students can browse course catalog and place courses in specific upcoming semesters, from which they can then register when eligible Collaboration: Advisors can also view students planner in PeopleSoft LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Technology Available for Flight Plan (cont.) Course Planner

(Example) LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Technology Available for Flight Plan (cont.) PeopleSoft Advisement Advisement Report (Degree Audit) Degree progress based on academic catalog requirements Structured to match that of catalog requirements What-If Scenario Simulate changing majors, adding minors, etc.

Shows degree progress in new major or minor Collaboration: Students and Advisors can view these reports LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Technology Available for Flight Plan (cont.) CardSmart (formerly GradesFirst) Appointment scheduling and discussion notes Appointment Campaigns to students who miss Flight Plan milestones

Entry of coded reasons as to why student missed milestones for the academic year LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Organizational Challenges Organizational Challenges Decentralized Structure Advising centers report to units, not centrally Requires buy-in from a large number of diverse organizations and groups on campus

LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Organizational Challenges (cont.) Culture Change Reluctance to change practices necessary to follow Flight Plan model Increasing enrollments, shrinking resources Viewed as additional work, NOT as changing the way we do things LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN

Assessment Assessment How will we know if Flight Plan is successful? More students taking 15+ hours each semester More students meeting milestones Increased graduation rates (4, 5, 6 years) LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Assessment (cont.) Semester 1 (initial registration) 100% 90% 80% 41.2%

43.8% 70% 47.9% 49.5% 50.4% 15 or More Under 15 60% Attempted Hours 50% 40% 30%

58.8% 56.2% 52.1% 50.5% 49.6% 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

20% 10% 0% LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Assessment (cont.) Semester 2 (initial registration) 100% 90% 80% 70% 55.6% 55.6%

60.6% 62.7% 61.8% 15 or More Under 15 60% 50% Attempted Hours 40% 30% 20% 44.4% 44.4%

39.4% 37.3% 38.2% 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 10% 0%

LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Assessment (cont.) % Met Milestones (overall) 100.0% [students meeting milestones] 90.0% 2012, 2013 & 2014 Milestone Checks 80.0% * - Excludes students who have stopped or dropped out (at least 2 consecutive

semesters without enrollment, excluding summer) or were suspended ** - Excludes students in Exploratory division of A&S for comparison purposes 70.0% 70.0% 68.6% 60.0% 57.7% 50.0% 2012

2013 LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN 2014 Assessment (cont.) First-Year Milestones Met 100.0% 90.0% 80.0% 2011, 2012 & 2013 Cohorts 70.0%

57.7% 60.0% * Includes Exploratory students 50.0% 47.3% 50.2% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0.0% 2011 Cohort

L O U I S V I L L E . E D2013 U /Cohort FLIGHTPLAN 2012 Cohort Assessment (cont.) Second-Year Milestones Met 100.0% 90.0% 80.0% 2011 & 2012 Cohorts * Includes Exploratory students 70.0% 60.0% 50.0%

** Includes stop/drop students 44.9% 48.4% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0.0% 2011 Cohort L O U I S V I2012 L L ECohort .EDU / FLIGHTPLAN

Assessment (cont.) 4-Year Graduation Rates, GRS Cohorts 40.0% 35.0% [Graduation rates] 34.8% 30.4% 2009-2012 First-Time, Full-Time Cohorts 30.0% 27.4% 25.4%

25.0% 2009-2011 Rates Source: UofL Institutional Research 20.0% 2012 Projected Rate Source: UofL Flight Plan data 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% 2009

2010 LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / 2011 FLIGHTPLAN 2012 Next Steps Next Steps (Cont.) Additional technology Flight Planner Automate milestone checking Integrate Flight Plans with Course Planner and Advisement Report

Usage tracking LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Next Steps (Cont.) Additional Milestones EAB: Success Markers Course- and grade-based according to major LO U ISV ILL E. ED U /

FLIGHTPLAN Next Steps (Cont.) Frequency of Milestones checks Determine if milestones should be checked each semester rather than once a year in order to intervene earlier LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Next Steps

(Cont.) Advising Structure Decrease student-to-advisor ratios Advising career ladder Mandatory advising every semester Professional advising only

Advising Scorecard to incentivize cooperation among units LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN Discussion Questions? LO U ISV ILL E. ED U / FLIGHTPLAN

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