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Christine Salvesen, Ph.D.

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Christine Salvesen, Ph.D. is the Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success and Retention Innovation (SSRI) & Executive Director of the SSRI Strategy Team at UArizona. In her role, she works with a wide range of campus stakeholders, is responsible for building and strengthening campus community partnerships in support of student success, retention, and degree completion. Dr. Salvesen has been at UArizona for 30 years. During her tenure at UArizona, Dr. Salvesen has been involved in innovative programming using data driven insights and student experience across UArizona including: campus accessibility to providing holistic student services centered on marginalized student populations, and culminating with her current role focusing on persistence and degree completion. As a three-time alum from UArizona, she herself benefitted from some of the programs she supports in her role.