Timothy Renick

Georgia State University - VP for Enrollment Mgmt & Student Success/Vice Provost


Quick Bio

Timothy Renick is Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success, Vice Provost, and Professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Since 2008, he has overseen the university’s enrollment and student success programs. During this time period, the university has set records for the number and percent of underrepresented (63%) and Pell (59%) students enrolled, and has increased its graduation rates by 11 percentage points overall and by 18 points for underrepresented students. Georgia State now ranks first in the nation among all non-profit universities in bachelor’s degrees conferred to African Americans and is awarding 1,800 more degrees every year than it did in 2008. Dr. Renick currently serves as principal investigator for a $9 million Department of Education grant to study the impact of predictive analytics and proactive advisement on completion rates for at-risk students. Dr. Renick has been invited to speak about strategies for student success in testimony before the U.S. Senate and by the White House. His student-success programs have been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Time and highlighted by President Obama. He was named one of the Top 30 Technology Transformers & Trailblazers of 2015 by the Center for Digital Education and is the recipient of 2015-16 Award for National Leadership in Student Success Innovation. A Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, Dr. Renick holds his M.A. and Ph.D. in Religion from Princeton University.

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