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Student Success and Retention Committee

At the March 7, 2003 meeting of the Congress, the Student Success and Retention Committee was charged with:

  • Coordinating efforts aimed at enhancing retention and graduation rates by
    • improving communication among units and improving communication with students.
    • overseeing the establishment of a data base of information on retention gathered by this campus
    • reviewing current retention efforts to identify areas where needs are unmet or require significant augmentation
    • identifying helpful retention practices and developing processes for assessing their effectiveness in improving retention and graduation rates
  • Recommending retention initiatives
  • Alerting the university community to evidence that may indicate undesirable trends in student retention.
  • Working with all UH Hilo units to establish and recommend the annual retention and graduation rate goals for the University to the UH Hilo Congress which, in turn, recommends to the Chancellor.
  • Reporting annually to the UH Hilo Faculty Congress on university efforts to retain students and improve their timely progress toward graduation.

Reports, 2004-2005

Members, 2004-2005

  • Tom Pinhey (CAS), Chair
  • Bill Sakai (CAFNRM) (2005)1
  • Karla Hayashi (CAS) (2005)
  • Sonia Juvik (CAS)
  • Craig Severance (CAS)
  • Kainoa Ariola (CHL)
  • Lynne Stamoulis (Institutional Research) (2005)
  • Jim Cromwell (OSA) (2005)
  • Melissa Johnson (OSA)
  • Mahealani Jones (OSA)
  • Miles Nagata (OSA) (2005)
  • Norman Stahl (OSA)
  • Carmen Perez-Frayne
  • Sharon Ziegler-Chong
  • Normand Dionne (Information Technology)
  • Audrey Furukawa (Administration) (2005)
  • Margaret Haig (Administration)

Members, 2003-2004

  • Tom Pinhey (CAS), Chair
  • Bill Sakai (CAFNRM) (2005)
  • Justin "Buddy" Perry (CAFNRM) (2004)
  • Karla Hayashi (CAS) (2005)
  • Craig Severance (CAS)
  • Haunani Bernardino (CHL) (2004)
  • Lynne Stamoulis (Institutional Research) (2005)
  • Jim Cromwell (OSA) (2005)
  • Caroline Garrett (OSA) (2004)
  • Ellen Kusano (OSA) (2005)
  • Miles Nagata (OSA) (2005)
  • Norman Stahl (OSA) (2004)
  • Kathy McNally (Athletics) (2005)
  • Susan Maesato (Library) (2004)
  • Normand Dionne (Information Technology) (2004)
  • Audrey Furukawa (Administration) (2005)
  • Margaret Haig (Administration) (2004)

  1. denotes year in which term expires ↩︎