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20 Realistic, Economical, Simple Initiatives to Improve Student Retention

For the hundreds of small, private colleges and universities that enroll large numbers of “at-risk” students, proactive retention activities are necessary to keep the school solvent. However, while maintaining retention is much discussed, it is rarely addressed in any productive way that sees results. How should schools improve student retention? Too many institutions focus, instead, on […]

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A Critical Reflection on Educational Processes

An ‘A’ Does Not Equal Effective Higher Education Assumptions regarding classroom success permeate the education system and families of individual students. For many an ‘A’ is the ultimate prize, a ‘B’ is disappointing, and a ‘C’ may signal inadequacy. Society as a whole, represented by the educational and family structure, seems to confirm this thought. […]

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Five Reasons Why Joining a Professional Library Association Will Increase Your Staff Productivity and Library Efficiency While Saving Money

In the current economic climate when administrators are under pressure to reduce expenses and still increase productivity, they may be tempted to limit professional memberships to one staff member per organization, or they might cut the budget for joining any association altogether. This may be especially true when it comes to the budget allocation for libraries. […]

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3 Ways to Unnecessarily STOP New Program Development

“Our job is to educate, and any involvement with Financial Aid will just complicate our mission.” Historically, that has been the mindset of academia in general and the administrative divisions of colleges, universities and seminaries, in particular. This is especially true as education access becomes more complex, including such delivery methods as massive open online […]

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