Retention of Students at Penn State Schuylkill Campus

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Team ID: 
1035
College / Administrative Unit: 
Penn State Schuylkill
Date Started: 
September 2012
Objective: 
To study student retention processes at Schuylkill Campus, focusing on academic reasons for attrition. This study is longitudinal, and will examine data for students entering Penn State Schuylkill during the academic year 2004-2005 and continuing to students entering fall 2012.
Desired Results: 

Expected Results:

1. Develop a predictive model of student success based on students entering 2004-2005 and later.

2. Produce a custom attrition report every semester that lists not-returning students and probably causes.

3. Report is shared with others at Schuylkill so they may contribute to the effort to increase retention.

Contact Person: 
Pamela Black
Members:
  • Pamela Black, Leader