Student Retention

Tyler Junior College Selects Ellucian to Help Provide Stronger Support for Student Completion

Tyler Junior College (TJC) has licensed a comprehensive suite of solutions from Ellucian to help deliver more personalized and comprehensive support for students during a period of record enrollment. The expanded services and new analytical capabilities will be delivered without a significant increase in staff hours and are expected to help increase the number of students who will complete a degree.

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California Budget Cuts Cal Grants At Most Private Schools

California students will no longer be able to use state scholarships to pay tuition at most for-profit colleges under the final budget plan lawmakers are expected to send Gov. Jerry Brown today.

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Indiana's Two-Year School Retention Rates Ranked Low

Indiana spends more than most states for each bachelor’s degree awarded to students at state colleges and universities, according to a new report.

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In Montana, Small Changes Spur Nation's Biggest Jump In College Graduates

Inside the student union at Montana State University, freshmen and sophomores dig into pizza and espresso brownies and listen to motivational speeches while the marching band belts out the fight song (“We’ve got the vim, we’re here to win!”).

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UW Flex Degree Plan May Be Key To Boosting College Grads

Ray Cross readily admits that for-profit online colleges grew rapidly because traditional universities missed the boat.

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USF Grilled By State Higher Ed Leaders On Graduation Rates

State higher education leaders had warned universities that tuition increases this year would be a tougher sell than ever. They weren't kidding.

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Gates Grant Helps Math-Rusty Community-College Students

The Seattle Community College District has started prepping students for math placement tests, and finding that most students don't need as much math remediation as standardized placement tests suggest.

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