Altus Advisory Partners was pleased to have been selected to participate in the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Regional Presidential Symposium for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions (November 20 – 21, 2014) in Washington, DC. Altus founder and CEO, Scott Lurding, served as a panelist for a session titled “Strategies for Degree Completion and Student Success – Spotlight Session” that took place November 21, 2014. He discussed how Altus helps its clients develop genuine partnerships with the employer community, and best practices for universities to improve student employment outcomes.
Increasing student success and degree completion are challenges requiring the implementation of bold, innovative practices. Many institutions are applying new solutions, which improve learner outcomes and drive better results. Panelists in the session explored case studies of successful models using strategies including intrusive advising, applying credit for prior learning, and leveraging labor market data to drive program success.