The Business Case for Sustainable Advising Redesign (A Toolkit)

Published: February 22, 2023

We are proud to publish a new toolkit designed for institutional leaders to implement sustainable advising redesign initiatives in ways that support equitable student success.

From ASN core partner the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and rpkGroup, this toolkit expands on the Senior Leadership Primer and provides actionable steps and artifacts to execute an effective resourcing and sustainability strategy.

Who is this for? The Toolkit is intended for senior- and mid-level administrative staff to operationalize sustainable advising redesign at the direction of senior executive leadership. Administrative staff, such as student success administrators (e.g. directors and associate directors of advising); Academic affairs and business office administrators (e.g. deans or chief financial officers) and other staff involved in day-to-day advising operations can also use the Toolkit to inform their approach to sustainable advising redesign.

This Toolkit presents:

  1. the Advising Sustainability Framework dimensions
  2. actionable steps for campuses
  3. implementation guides
  4. artifacts (checklists and rubrics)
  5. a financial model (blank model) (sample model)
  6. institution case studies
  7. a sample use case