Reframing Retention Strategy for Institutional Improvement

Reframing Retention Strategy for Institutional Improvement

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Take an in-depth look at the difficulty in gaining traction at the institutional level in improving student retention and degree completion ratesa€”especially at larger four year institutions where size, complexity, and multiplicity of structures and processes present particular challenges. This volume offers a way for institutional leaders to better focus their time, energy, and resources in their retention effort by framing the way they think about it using the 4 Ps of retention strategy: profile, progress, process, and promise. This simple framework challenges long-standing, traditional assumptions about student retention that can distract and dilute institutional efforts, and helps keep those efforts sharply and singularly focused on improving retention and degree completion outcomes. This is the 161st volume of this Jossey-Bass series. Addressed to higher education decision makers on all kinds of campuses, New Directions for Higher Education provides timely information and authoritative advice about major issues and administrative problems confronting every institution.The Gates Millennium Scholars Programa#39;s annual report in 2011 reveals that Millennium Scholars posted a 96 percent ... In another example, Tufts Universitya#39;s a€œKaleidoscopea€ approach to evaluating applicants involves essays and otheranbsp;...

Title:Reframing Retention Strategy for Institutional Improvement
Author:David H. Kalsbeek
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-03-18


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