ERIC Number: EJ574059
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Making Student Retention an Institutional Priority.
Sydow, Debbie L.; Sandel, Robert H.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v22 n7 p635-644 Fall 1998
Describes a study conducted to determine the reasons behind the high rate of student attrition at Mountain Empire Community College in Virginia. Work demands and family conflicts were found to be the primary causes of drop out, conclusions that led to the formation of a task force and a student retention plan to improve persistence. (KC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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