“Wofford’s student success network is beautifully managed in Starfish,” - Dr. Boyce Lawton, Dean for Student Success, Wofford College
Wofford’s student retention rate had always been strong, but began to lag slightly after the economic downturn in 2008. Facing a low of 87%, the college administration faced pressure to reverse the negative trend and increase the rate back above 90%. As they began to search for the best student success solution software, a big factor in the decision to use Starfish was the solutions’ ability to automate a large number of data points, and define user permissions for each role within the system.
Download the case study to find out how Wofford implemented Starfish with faculty to ensure training and buy-in, went on to use data to improve retention rates, and achieved a $2.2M increase in gross revenue as a result.