Student Success Summit

Formerly known as Assessment Day, the Student Success Summit is a professional development opportunity designed around the use of assessment to inform efforts to address important issues related to student success.

Student Success Summit 2019: Strategies to Promote Student Retention

Friday, October 25, 2019

Keynote speaker Dr. Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director of the Center for Postsecondary Research and the NSSE Institute, presented evidence-based strategies to promote student retention based on nearly 20 years of research with the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). This year's Student Success Summit drew more than 180 attendees. 

Photograph of Dr. Jillian Kinzie.

Dr. Jillian Kinzie

2019 Schedule

  • 8:00 - 9:00  Refreshments (Student Union Lobby)
  • 9:00 - 10:15  Provost's Welcome and Keynote Address by Dr. Jillian Kinzie of the NSSE Institute        
  • 10:15 - 10:30  Break
  • 10:30 - 12:00  Panel Discussion: UB Initiatives to Promote Student Retention