Planning for Higher Education Journal

Fostering a Transfer Student Receptive Ecosystem

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From Volume 41 Number 4 | July–September 2013
By Eileen L. Strempel
Planning Types: Student Affairs Planning

Building an institutional strategic plan for transfer students requires a systematic, holistic, integrated, and comprehensive approach rooted in institutional commitment and mission. This article discusses how to prepare and build support for transfer student success in both the administrative and academic “silos” of the institution. Readers will learn how to build campuswide support for their efforts as well as how to foster and sustain critical top leadership support across campus as they proactively address the significant informational, cultural, and economic barriers that stand in the way of community college transfer students.

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