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Using its SAS Business Intelligence framework, Western Kentucky University developed an early-warning system that enables faculty and administrators to track trends in enrollment, persistence and student success. This paper summarizes presentations made by the chief architects of this BI system at the May 2011 Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum in Canada – describing the new self-service reporting environment and sharing tips for success with this type of project before, during and after implementation.
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