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Higher Education Leaders Urged to Improve Data Collection for College Completion Efforts

By Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Higher education leaders should use historical data to gauge graduation rates among diverse student groups for whom graduation is less likely so they can make institutional improvements that help those students defy the odds.

That’s one of the key recommendations made by the lead researcher of a new report being released today by UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institution, or HERI, that urges college and university administrators to reassess how they go about the business of getting their students to earn a bachelor’s degree in four to six years.

Continued at: http://diverseeducation.com/article/16667/

Read the report: http://www.heri.ucla.edu/~heri.prev/DARCU/CCReportPressCopy.pdf

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