John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

As the nation’s leader in higher education student success, the non-profit, John N. Gardner Institute (JNGI) has been partnering with higher education institutions for nearly 18 years. Our work helps to create and subsequently implement evidence-based plans for improving student learning, success, retention and completion through a variety of processes, expert guidance and support. Our processes include:

Analytics in Pedagogy and Curriculum (Formerly Analytics Process Collaborative) Now Accepting Applications
To help faculty apply analytics in their teaching and courses

Provides a process and tools for institutional faculty-centered teams to build and implement a plan to apply analytics in their courses.

Foundations of Excellence® Now Accepting Applications for First-Year and Transfer Students. The application deadline to be a part of the 2017-2018 Foundations of Excellence cohort is August 31, 2017. 

Helping institutions create and implement an analytics-based plan for an excellent first-year and/or transfer student experience.

Gateways to Completion® Now Accepting Applications. The application deadline to be a part of the 2017-2018 G2C cohort is August 31, 2017. Comprehensive Course Transformation

Helping faculty and staff positively transform teaching and learning and reduce failure rates in lower division and/or developmental education “gateway” courses. 

Retention Performance Management® Now Accepting Applications
For Sophomores (and other populations)

Helping institutions create and implement an analytics-based retention plan for specific cohorts such as first-year males or second-year students.

Teaching and Learning Academy Now Accepting Applications
To help faculty successfully apply evidence-based engaging pedagogies

Provides a process and discipline-based communities to help faculty create and implement a plan to apply and sustain the use of evidence-based pedagogies in their courses.

John N. Gardner Institute Response to House Bill 2

Non-Discrimination

The John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Admission to, employment by, and promotion within the Institute shall be on the basis of merit, and there shall be no discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, or any characteristic protected by law.

John N. Gardner Institute Appoints Stephanie M. Foote, Ph.D. as Assistant Vice President for Teaching, Learning, and Evidence-Based Practices