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Supporting College Enrollment & Retention During the Pandemic

April 28 @ 9:00 am 10:30 am

About this Event

On April 28 at 1:00 PM (CST), join the To&Through Project and the Partnership for College Completion for a deeper look at the practices and policies that led some higher education institutions to see increases in 2020 enrollment and/or retention for CPS graduates. The panel will include leaders from Northern Illinois University and Western Illinois University who will reflect on their responses to the challenges that arose for students during the pandemic.

Presenters include:

Northern Illinois University

  • Vernese Edghill-Walden, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Northern Illinois University,
  • Sol Jensen, Vice President of Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communications at Northern Illinois University,

Western Illinois University

  • Douglas Freed, Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Services at Western Illinois University, and
  • Justin Schuch, Executive Director of Retention Initiatives at Western Illinois University.