Linda Perlstein discusses education and writing, with occasional detours into pop culture and food.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
One man’s job: keeping students in college.
This is a really good piece by Jennifer Epstein in Inside Higher Education about how putting one man in charge of retention—doing whatever it takes to keep students at college—has dramatically improved the graduation rate at Xavier University in Cincinnati. What have the colleges you cover done, or not done, to make sure students graduate?