Project assistant sought

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Leading to Completion
A Leadership Development Model for Improving Bachelor’s Degree Completion at Minority Serving Institutions

A Planning Grant Awarded by the Lumina Foundation, Inc. to:
Charlie Nelms, Senior Scholar, American Association for State Colleges & Universities (AASCU)
Victor Borden, Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University Bloomington

Position Announcement

Project Assistant (student hourly position): Assist the project co-PIs in a year-long planning effort to establish the processes and protocols for engaging the leadership at public, minority-serving institutions (MSIs) in a sustained, integrated focus on improving student degree completion rates.  The project assistant will help develop and then monitor the overall project action plan, analyze and synthesize literature on effective practice; assist with planning and implementing an advisory group meeting and a convening of leaders from prospective implementation institutions; and assist in developing a business plan for funding and engaging an initial set of target institutions for implementing the protocols.

Applicants should send a cover e-mail message with resume or CV attached to both Charlie Nelms ( and Victor Borden (