Silver Bullets of Retention

Moore II, James E.; Yates, Louise
May 2012
ASEE Prism;Summer2012, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p64
The author reflects on the retention and graduation rate of engineering students in the U.S. He notes that the retention rate at the Viterbi School of Engineering of the University of Southern California (USC) has continued to increase since 2005 because the school has access to the best students in very strong pool of USC undergraduates. He cites that the use of data is important to colleges to boost their decisions concerning students, faculty and curricula.


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