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By Betsy O. Barefoot,John N. Gardner,Marc Cutright,Libby V. Morris,Charles C. Schroeder,Stephen W. Schwartz,Michael J. Siegel,Randy L. Swing

In 2002, the coverage middle at the First 12 months of school (supported by way of The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Atlantic Philanthropies, and Lumina starting place for schooling) backed a venture to acknowledge faculties and universities as "Institutions of Excellence" of their layout and execution of the 1st 12 months. 13 schools and universities—representing a vast spectrum of campus types—were chosen as unparalleled associations that position a excessive precedence at the first-year event. Achieving and maintaining Excellence within the First 12 months of College contains case stories of every of the 13 exemplary associations. those stories illustrate and learn the universities’ top practices in instructing, assessing, and conserving first-year students. the person case experiences provide classes discovered and feature large capability software past the actual kind of establishment represented.

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