This task force will develop best practices and professional development opportunities for institutions to assist at-risk youth in their transition, persistence, and success in higher education. We define at-risk youth as those who are considered to have a high probability of struggling academically, socially, or financially which includes but is not limited to those who are economically disadvantaged, homeless, former foster youth, disabled, first generation, and/or students of color.
Katherine Allen, University of Michigan-Dearborn
This task force will develop recommendations for enrollment management within the future of MASFAA. It will formulate topics and strategies for delivering enrollment management resources to the membership, develop a common definition of the relationship between enrollment management and financial aid, and identify content best practice support to membership.
Krissy Bhaumik, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
This task force will discuss the broad field of financial education for college students, identify and highlight some specific targeted topics within that field, and develop best practice information and training for the membership.
Improving Student Communications
Tyler Wade, Wabash College
Leadership in Financial Aid Associations
Dena Norris, Metropolitan Community College
Jo Levine, Case Western Reserve University
To determine best practices for both internal and external scholarship throughout the MASFAA organization. To promote conversation among our members to better understand what possibilities exist when looking at scholarship funding.