Additional Retention Resources

UCCS Reports & Presentations
Schoffstall, A. & Gaddis, B. (2007). Preliminary Analysis of the UBAC Student Satisfaction Survey, Spring 2007.
Spring, 2007 UBAC Student Survey - Major Analysis.
Gaddis, B. (2006). RA's: Helping to RetAin Our Students. RA Training, August 2006
Shockley-Zalabak, P. (2005). Student Retention: Whose Responsibility Is It? Faculty Retreat, August 2005
Gaddis, B. (2005). Teaching as if Retention Really Matters - Which it Does. New Faculty Orientation, August 2005
Gaddis, B. (2005). Why Freshman Stay, Why They Go, and What We Can Do About It. Student Success Workshop, June 2005
Gaddis, B. (2005). Is the Grass Really Greener? Why Students Stay, Why Students Go. Freshman Seminar Retreat, May 2005
Gaddis, B. (2004). Current Situation - Future Possibilities: Closing the Gap. Inventing the Future, October 2004
Gaddis, B. (2004). Retention: Inventing the Future of UCCS - Final Report.

Retention Websites
Center for the Study of College Student Retention
NACADA: Academic Advising and Student Retention and Persistance
NACADA: National Academic Advising Association - Student Retention/Attrition Resources

Other Retention-Related Publications & Articles
Dahl, J. (2004). Online Lessons Help Students, Parents Through First Year.
Goenner, C.F., & Snaith, S.M. (2004). Assessing the Effects of Increased Admission Standards.
Kippenhan, H. (2004). Recommendations for the Recruitment and Retention of Transfer Students.
Noel-Levitz, Inc. (2004). Retention Savings Worksheet. Calculating the dollar value of reducing your first-to-second-year dropout rate.
Thornton, J. (2004). Partnership With Academic Unit Increases Course Retention.
Glynn, J.G., Sauer, P.L.,& Miller, T.E. (2003). Signaling Student Retention with Prematriculation Data.
Grayson, J.P., & Grayson, K. (2003). Research on Retention and Attrition.
Greene, H. & Greene, M. (2003). In Yield, 'Match' Is Everything. They may enroll, but will they stay and thrive?
Greene, H. & Greene, M. (2003). Yes, Student Retention Is An Admissions Issue.
Hughes, R., & Pace, C.R. (2003). Using NSSE to Study Student Retention and Withdrawal.
Lau, L. (2003). Institutional Factors Affecting Student Retention.
Reason, R.D. (2003). Student Variables that Predict Retention: Recent Research and New Developments.
Bresciani, M.J., & Carson, L. (2002). A Study of Undergraduate Persistence by Unmet Need and Percentage of Gift Aid.
Greene, H., & Greene, M. (2002). Understanding and Targeting Retention.
Yarbrough, D. (2002). The Engagement Model for Effective Academic Advising With Undergraduate College Students and Student Organizations.
Pedrini, B.C., & Pedrini, D.T. (2001). Evaluating Experimental and Control Programs for Attrition/Persistence.
Tinto, V. (2001). The Assessment of Student Retention Programs.
Woodard Jr., D.B., Mallory, S.L., & DeLuca, A.M. (2001). Retention and Institutional Effort: A Self-Study Framework.
Hendricks, S.H., Kari, N.N., & Richter-Norgel, E. (2000). The Catherine Connection: Building a Learning Culture.
Hossler, D. (2000). The Role of Financial Aid in Enrollment Management.
Moller-Wong, C., Shelley II, M.C., & Ebbers, L.H. (1999). Policy Goals for Educational Administration and Undergraduate Retention.
Phillips-Miller, D.L., & Morrison, C.R. (1999). Systemic Problem Solving: Retention and the Role of a Student Counseling Center.
McLaughlin, G.W., Brozovsky, P.V., & McLaughlin, J.S. (1998). Changing Perspectives on Student Retention: A Role for Institutional Research. 
Astin, A. (1997). How "Good" Is Your Institution's Retention Rate?"