Our People

EdInsights’ staff who contribute to the CSU Student Success Network.

Shonda Goward

Shonda Goward

Network Director


Shonda Goward, in her role as the Associate Vice Provost of Undergraduate Advising and Success at San José State University, leads a team that is responsible for advancing the university’s initiatives for student success, and ultimately graduation. As Network Director, she leads all vision and strategic direction for the team. Shonda has 18 years of professional experience in higher education administration particularly in the area of academic student support. Shonda’s current research, and passion, focuses on how universities can work to retain marginalized students and support their academic success and well-being.