Purpose

The purpose of the Student Success Council, formerly the ATD Core Team, is to act as the Steering Committee for all College-wide student success initiatives; to coordinate, support, and leverage resources; and to provide communication to the College.

Charter Sponsor

President and President's Cabinet   

Charter Contact

Randy VanWagoner, President

Membership (length of term for members, if applicable)

  • President Ex Officio (Standing): Randall VanWagoner
  • Member from Student Affairs appointed by the President (Standing) Co-Chair: Stephanie Reynolds 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020) Co-Chair: Dina Radeljas 
  • Member from Institutional Research and Analysis appointed by the Vice President for Administrative Affairs (Standing): Marie Miknavich 
  • Member from Institutional Research and Analysis appointed by the Vice President for Administrative Affairs (Standing): Jim Myers 
  • Member from the President's Office appointed by the President (2019): Jill Heintz 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020): Troy Little 
  • Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020): Todd Behrendt 
  • Member from Student Enrollment and Retention appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs (2019): Jennifer DeWeerth 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020): Alan Hazen 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the  President (2020): Lew Kahler 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020): Ibrahim Rosic 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020): Alex Haines-Stephan 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020): Salina Billins 
  • Member from the Office of Marketing and Communications appointed by the President (2020): Alen Smajic 
  • Member from College-Community-Connection appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs (2020): Jim Daoreuang 
  • Member from Student Engagement and Leadership appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs (2020): Jean Leandre 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2019): Joe Woodrow 
  • Member from Learning and Academic Affairs appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2020): Amanda Miller 

Does

Task Action
Participate in all Achieving the Dream activities offered by the Network Participate
Continuously review student success data as analyzed by CIA to ensure alignment with the College’s Strategic Plan Review
Facilitate College-wide communication plan with Marketing and Communication to inform and coordinate all student success initiatives. Facilitate
Assist in providing necessary support resources to ensure that initiatives are leveraged and effective. Assist
Continually map student success initiatives Map
Inform  President and President’s Cabinet of college-wide initiatives and action steps that should be considered based on continuous review of data Inform
Celebrate Success Celebrate


Does Not

  • Decide personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Focus on becoming a College-wide network to leverage initiatives and collective resources.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Updated September 2018