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Eastern Illinois University

Student Success

Mission Statement:

Student Success is committed to providing excellent services to the University community to aid in student achievement. Student Success offers academic support services, assesses student learning, guides students through the transition to college, and contributes to the University community's knowledge of its students and graduates.

Student Success includes these areas:  
Academic Advising Services Danny Gourley Fischer - Director
Academic Support Center    Amber Webb - Director
Office of Accessibility & Accommodations Jessie Shuemaker - Director
Testing and Evaluation Operations Carrie Gossett - Director
TRIO Student Support Services     Maggie Burkhead - Director

Student success Administrative Staff:

Mona Davenport, PhD     Dean of Student Success
Lynn Griesemer     Office Manager
Elizabeth Kastl Office Support Specialist
Vacant     Office Manager
Vacant Office Manager
Brandy Verdin Office Manager


Student Success implements the University-wide Assessment Plan and oversees the University Foundations course.