The Institute for Evidence-Based Change

  • IEBC Showcases Caring Campus at NISOD Conference, Highlighting Strategies for Student Success

    The Institute for Evidence-Based Change’s (IEBC) Caring Campus and its role in boosting student retention and success were highlighted during the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) conference. Held May 28, the conference gathered higher education staff, faculty, and administrators from across the country to examine data showing that many college students fail to reach their educational goals, and learn how IEBC and Caring Campus helps to keep college students engaged and enrolled until they successfully complete their studies.

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  • Caring Campus Expands Work to College District Level, Uniting All Employees for Student Success

    The Alamo Colleges District is pioneering the implementation of Caring Campus at the district office level, extending the program to a new group of educators, and embedding Caring Campus principles across the Alamo Colleges to foster a more cohesive and supportive environment, ensuring students have the support they need to succeed. The Institute for Evidence-Based Change (IEBC) developed Caring Campus to provide staff and faculty with a set of behavioral commitments designed to establish a culture of care on campus, thereby increasing retention, persistence, and success for all students.

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  • Porterville College Champions Student Success with Caring Campus

    Porterville College President Dr. Claudia Lourido-Habib, inspired by her own pivotal experience with a compassionate staff member during college, brought Caring Campus to her school to foster a community where students feel recognized and valued, leading to increased success for all students. The Institute for Evidence-Based Change created Caring Campus to provide college and university staff and faculty with the tools and resources needed to create a welcoming environment for students. By establishing a culture of care on campus, students are empowered to persist and succeed in their educational goals.

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