Preface. PART ONE: INTRODUCTION. 1. Student Engagement: A Key to Student Success. PART TWO: PROPERTIES AND CONDITIONS COMMON TO EDUCATIONALLY EFFECTIVE COLLEGES. 2. “Living” Mission and “Lived” Educational Philosophy. 3. An Unshakeable Focus on Student Learning. 4. Environments Adapted for Educational Enrichment. 5. Clear Pathways to Student Success. 6. An Improvement–Oriented Ethos. 7. Shared Responsibility for Educational Quality and Student Success. PART THREE: EFFECTIVE PRACTICES USED AT DEEP COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. 8. Academic Challenge. 9. Active and Collaborative Learning. 10. Student–Faculty Interaction. 11. Enriching Educational Experiences. 12. Supportive Campus Environment. PART FOUR: SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS. 13. Principles for Promoting Student Success. References. Appendices. Appendix A: Research Methods. Appendix B: Project DEEP Research Team. Appendix C: National Survey of Student Engagement. Index.