Why an HIP Institute?

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A CWU Professional Development Opportunity

Summer Institute


High Impact Practices

Friday, June 21st


Friday, June 28th

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Registration Closes Saturday May 25!

High Impact Practices (HIPs)are those which have been shown to have substantial educational benefits – particularly enhanced student success. Examples include:

Intentional design of curricular activities and student support services combined with enhanced cooperation among academic and student success units can ensure that more students have access to, and success in, these essential components of an engaging college experience.

Please join us this summer for two days of learning, planning, and productive discussions as we


  1. This is a free event.
  2. This is a two day participatory workshop. All participants should plan on attending and preparing for both days.
  3. Lunch will be provided on both days of the workshop!
  4. Participants will receive copies of
    1. High-Impact Educational Practices: What They Are, Who Has Access to Them, and Why They Matter By George D. Kuh
    2. The LEAP Vision for Learning: Outcomes, Practices, Impact, and Employers' Views

Workshop organizers have received HIP training from the Association of American Colleges and Universities and are excited to pass along their knowledge and provide the necessary support to increase these engaging activities across all units at Central Washington University.

  • Stuart Boersma: Professional Development Coordinator and member of the Mathematics Department.
  • Delores Cleary: Director of Diversity and Inclusivity and Chair of the Sociology Department.
  • George Drake: Chair of the Department of English and the Writing Across the Curriculum Committee.
  • Kara Gabriel: Director of Undergraduate Research and member of the Psychology Department.
  • Jenna Hyatt: Director of Residence Life & New Student Programs.
  • Vicki Sannuto: Interim Director of Career Service.