New President, New Vision, New Plan and Extraordinary Results at Small Christian College

Terry Stine came to St. Louis Christian College after an extremely successful tenure as the President at Boise Bible College. He returned to his Missouri roots to take the Presidency during an extremely difficult period of declining enrollment and decreasing revenue. Stine brought his passion for the mission of the institution and his leadership experience to a college in need of transformation.

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Prioritizing Professional Advising and Intervention for At-Risk Students When Resources are Scarce

Retention and completion are real challenges at so many colleges and universities. Institutions serving large numbers of at-risk students face daunting obstacles. In my experience, systematic tracking, professional academic advising and active intervention can make a material difference in retention, completion and graduation rates. Unfortunately, implementing such an approach requires investments and many schools just do not have sufficient resources to introduce these initiatives institution-wide immediately. Tracking software is necessary to monitor academic progress, participation in co-curricular activities, financial aid application rates, outstanding balances in the Business Office or missed payments, class attendance and more. Individuals will need to be […]

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