Campus Technology highlights UMaine data literacy program

In an article about higher education institutions that are building data literacy to support student success, Campus Technology reported that the University of Maine is part of a new cohort of higher education institutions delving into the use of data to improve retention and completion through the Data Literacy Institute, a program developed by the Association for Institutional Research and offered by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities as part of its Powered by Publics initiative. This fall, UMaine will convene cross-departmental teams of up to 20 participants who will learn and apply data literacy skills to a unique student success challenge at their institution, according to a news announcement.