Responding to Students of Concern

Best Practices for Behavioral Intervention Teams

Topics: Student Affairs, Student Health and Wellness, Mental Health and Counseling, Student Health Centers, Alcohol and Drug Use, Student Experience, Special Populations, Academic Support Programs

Using BIT Work to Identify Student Trends

Highlighting Emerging Subpopulations at The University of Mississippi

Second, interviewees also noted how BIT data and student outcomes can be useful in pinpointing programming gaps or challenging cohorts. At the University of Mississippi, Student Intervention Team (SIT) data showed that out-of-state Greek males were growing as a proportion of students of concern.

The team chair subsequently took the data to the university’s Retention Strategy Committee to discuss this trend with a broader group of faculty, staff , and administrators.

Forum research contacts suggested that having this data created an opportunity for the institution to address this emerging population through programming and proactive outreach.

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Leveraging BIT Results in Strategic Planning

Estimating Impact of Enrollment Growth