Innovations in Academic Advising Symposium

October 16, 2015, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Shippensburg University Conference Center, Shippensburg PA



This one day symposium was designed to showcase innovative academic advising models.  It included presentations and networking opportunities designed to foster a sharing of ideas, approaches, and breakthrough practices across institutions.   

Attendees benefited from being able to 1) explore and gain new strategies, 2) build a regional network of colleagues, 3) build their professional portfolio, through presentations and a post-symposium online compendium, and 4) earn a digital badge, certificate, and CEUs.

Participants: 48 individuals from 18 different colleges and universities.


Program and Presentations 

Click here to view the symposium program


Post-Symposium Online Compendium

The following materials were submitted by presenters and attendees for posting on this website:

1. Department Centralized Advising – Developing an Undergraduate Student Subject Matter Expert, J. Cooper, J. Lewis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania  (slides)

2. Using Predictive Analytics to Support Advising, A. Marchant, H. Ballentine, Shenandoah University  (slides)

3. Engaging Adult Learners: Practical Application of Narrative Theory in Academic Advising, B. Dorfman, Villanova University  (slides)



Additional Information

For additional information about this event, contact Shippensburg University's Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education at or 717-477-1502.