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 more than 16 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:

Foundations of Excellence®
For First-Year and Transfer Students

Helping institutions create and implement an analytics-based plan for an excellent first-year and/or transfer student experience. Apply for the 2016 – 2017 National Cohort. Deadline is July 20, 2016.

Gateways to Completion®
Comprehensive Course Transformation

Helping faculty and staff positively transform teaching and learning in lower division and/or developmental education “gateway” courses. Apply for the 2016 – 2017 National Cohort. Deadline is Sept. 16, 2016.

Retention Performance Management®
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. Apply for the 2016 – 2017 National Cohort. Deadline is Oct. 6, 2016.