ERIC Number: EJ541697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Addressing Failure: Factors Affecting Native American College Student Retention.
Tierney, William G.
Journal of Navajo Education, v13 n1 p3-7 Fall 1995
This keynote address of the 1996 RETAIN Conference (Retention in Education for Today's American Indian Nations, University of Arizona) addresses factors affecting the retention of American Indian college students. Includes institutional strategies to meet the needs of American Indian students, student strategies to increase their chances for graduation, and family strategies to reinforce the importance of education. (LP)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, American Indian Education, American Indians, College Role, College Students, Cultural Pluralism, Dropout Prevention, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies, Family Role, Higher Education, School Holding Power, Secondary Education, Student Adjustment, Student Attrition, Student College Relationship
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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