Beyond Academics: Realities for Today’s Students

Recording: Beyond Academics: Realities for Today’s Students, Date TBA

Give a student sound academic advice, and they’ll graduate: problem solved. Not so fast. New research suggests that non-academic issues such as mental health, family, financial, and career stress may be the greatest barriers to completion—raising important questions about how to effectively support today’s students. As postsecondary leaders race to pinpoint the barriers to student engagement and completion, could the answers be hiding in plain sight beyond the classroom walls?



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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding