Student Experience Solutions study environmental factors beyond core academics that impact your students’ chances of success. From key skills to institutional support services, Hanover will assess your institution’s climate and uncover factors that may contribute to student dropout or post-graduate unemployment.
We help you answer key questions and deliver strategies for success:
Is our institution supporting the entire needs of our student body beyond academics?
How can I predict which students are at risk for not graduating?
What should my institution be focused on to prevent student attrition?
We will customize an approach for your institution that leverages the expertise of our team and multiple methodologies to support your institution’s goals.
Institutional Climate Assessment
Gauge the student experience.
Surveys students to understand elements influencing their experience across areas such as extracurricular activities, athletics, library and technology resources, transportation, security, diversity, and other elements of institutional climate and student life.
Graduation Early Warning System
Evaluates comprehensive data to identify which student profiles are at risk for not graduating, key triggers that may contribute to failures to graduate, and possible intervention points for improving graduation rates.
Dropped Student Analysis
Identify the drivers of attrition.
Surveys dropped students to reveal the primary drivers of attrition, understand factors that contribute to student dropout, and target ways to prevent student dropout in the future.
Support post-graduate success.
Analyzes targeted young alumni post-graduate outcomes and career development to identify perceived strengths and gaps, earnings expectations, and satisfaction with their educational experience, using a series of recent graduate and proprietary employer surveys to identify key factors that drive lifetime achievement.
Target key performance indicators and areas that improve or stall student success
Identify and support at-risk students with various intervention strategies
Understand key factors driving student drop-out
Track career readiness and spot student success improvement areas
We are in the process of developing a new strategic plan, and we needed to determine if there is demand for some of our potential new programs. While we could do this internally, we thought it would be better to utilize a firm that could test multiple ideas for us. Further, we liked that Hanover uses both primary and secondary research and plan to leverage Hanover for data in order to make good decisions on how to utilize scarce resources and inform our strategic decision making on new program development.
– Melody A. Blake, Ph.D.; Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs