Wednesday April 19, 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Track(s): 
Track 1: The Mission of Student Learning
Track 4: The Impact of the Changing Higher Education Landscape on Institutional Mission
Moderator: 
Ellen Stolzenberg
Assistant Director for Research
UCLA Higher Education Research Institute
15 to Finish - What We Have Learned

By vigorously promoting the practice of taking 15 credits per semester (or 30 per academic year), the University of Hawai‘i is helping students shorten time to degree, complete at higher rates and save money. This session will provide information on the research supporting the initiative and our progress to date.

David Mongold
Senior Analyst
University of Hawaii System
Joanne Itano
Associate VP for Academic Affairs
University of Hawaii System
Gains and Adaptation in Academic Program Planning at the University of California Since the Great Recession

How has academic program planning changed in response to the Great Recession? Using 2004 to 2016 data from the University of California’s Five-Year Planning Perspectives process, staff from UC Office of the President and UC Irvine link academic program planning to organizational change at the campus and system levels.

Chris Procello
Academic Planning and Research Analyst
University of California, Office of the President
Tracy Molidor
Associate Vice Provost
University of California, Irvine