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ERIC Number: EJ562851
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0361-0365
Changing Perspectives on Student Retention: A Role for Institutional Research.
McLaughlin, Gerald W.; Brozovsky, Paul V.; McLaughlin, Josetta S.
Research in Higher Education, v39 n1 p1-17 Feb 1998
Proposes a role for institutional research in changing institutional attitudes about priority placed on student retention efforts. Identifies organizational/attitudinal barriers to improving student retention efforts relative to theory on stages of grief (denial, hostility, bargaining, depression, acceptance); outlines tactics for moving the organization through each stage. Describes efforts at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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