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Lewis, Jerry J. – College and University, 1986
Georgia State's minority retention program provides academic and social support for black freshmen by referral to appropriate campus personnel or resources for assistance with academic, financial, personal, social, and career planning problems. It uses peer counseling, faculty mentors, nonacademic staff participation, and social events to…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Administration
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Avakian, A. Nancy; And Others – College and University, 1982
A study of student retention at the University of Missouri--St. Louis focused on the behavior of stopouts. Retention of first-time freshmen was higher than that of transfers, but the cumulative percentage of graduates of transfers by the fourth year was double that of first-time freshmen. Males showed higher retention rates, as did Whites over…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Dropout Research, Higher Education, Racial Differences