Expand Student Engagement via Programming

Project Title

Expand Student Engagement via Programming

Project Sponsor

Linda Deanna, AVCSA, Dean of Students

Project Lead

Spencer Long & Joy Vergara

Project Team

Nick Ardinger

Chiara Fabbian

Bill Hayward

Nadia Hill

Cynthia Klein-Banai

Kayla Mitchell

Lynne Thompson

Project Objectives

The goals of this project are to:

  • Define student engagement and programming at UIC which will contribute to the student experience and success
  • Create an inventory of current campus wide social/cultural programs, co-curricular engagement opportunities, and define categories of engagement
  • Benchmark current student data and reports, along with a peer institution review, to explore opportunities for improvement and accurately articulate the impact and effectiveness of programming impacting student engagement  
  • Recommend & implement plans using the start, stop, continue approach to expand student engagement
    • Policy & procedures
    • Places & spaces
    • Calendaring
    • Collaboration
    • Student engagement beyond programming
    • Structure

 Project Management Plan

This is a document provides clarity about the project objectives, scope, expected outcomes, expectations, roles and responsibilities. Click to open the PDF file.

Project Progress Indicator


Project Status Updates

June-July 2016 status report

August-September 2016 status report

October-November 2016 status report

Final Project Report

This project was completed in March 2017.  Click here to open the Final Project Report.