The Retention Conundrum

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

ISU administrators hope to impact future retention rates by changing the way freshman at ISU experience advising.

ISU’s Student Success Council made a proposal to implement a college for freshman that would work with students throughout their first year at ISU, associate vice president for student success Jennifer Schriver said.

Schriver said that the university’s focus on retention has turned its concentration on mainly first year numbers. She said that the university has developed a lot of programs and plans to continue to expand those currently implemented such as the summer LEAP program that helps student performance while in high school.

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