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Faculty Mentorship: a Tool for Student Retention

By Isaiah Vianese, Liberal Arts and Sciences Department Chair and Sandra Monteiro, Assistant Dean of Student Services, Mandl School: the College of Allied Health
Institutions across the country are grappling with declining enrollments, while also wrestling with a renewed focus on student outcomes. In 2017, Mandl School: the College of Allied Health ran a successful Faculty Mentorship project and tracked its effects on student retention rates; resulting in an 11.4 percent rise in student retention rates in two degree programs.

Retention Starts in Admissions

Latest Research in Cognitive Science, Impact on Retention and Completion

By Scott Fitzgibbon, Ed.D., The Pacific Institute Education Initiative
In order to break the self-fulfilling prophecy of educational failure, it takes a conscious effort not to slip back into our old Habits, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Expectations (HABEs) of thinking and behaving. It takes a deliberate process of goal-setting and effort (and our assistance) to establish the new HABEs until they replace the old ones.

Faculty Mentorship: a Tool for Student Retention