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Retention – Putting the Truth to Work

These six truths will mean different things to different campuses – certainly, in your environment, you will know best how to convert the truth into action to drive improved retention. Here are some questions to ask your leadership team that may help point the way to new initiatives, or modifications to current programs, in order to increase student engagement and retention: TRUTH ONE: SOME STUDENTS LEAVE, NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO. Take inventory of your retention initiatives (particularly those that cost meaningful time or money). How many of them are aimed at keeping students who would stay anyway? Are any

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