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Persistence to Achieving a Degree

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Title Date Summary
1 Last dance with tuition
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.7
4/7/2009 Realities of college life; 25 to 30 per cent of college students do not return for their sophomore year, after six years, fifty per cent of college students have not graduated.
2 UNI ranks as one of 12 'success' schools
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.1
10/11/2005 American Association of State Colleges and Universities has named UNI as a college with a higher than average graduation rate.
3 UNI student athletes find balance between competition, classroom
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 97:3, p.10
9/1/2000 In 1999, UNI's graduation rate for student athletes was 77 percent; photo.
4 UNI ranks number one in graduation rates
Northern Iowa Today 83:1, p.25
1/1/1999 Study shows UNI athletes have 69% graduation rate; leads MVC.
5 Recently at the Regents
Campus News Network 5:7, p.2
11/28/1994 Regents receive reports on student persistence and faculty attrition.
6 UNI graduation rate on the rise: students taking longer to graduate from UNI
Northern Iowan 90:60, p.1
6/17/1994 Officials assess reasons for changes in graduation rate.
7 UNI graduation statistics outrank peer institutions
Northern Iowan 90:30, p.1
1/21/1994 UNI graduates 61% within six years; leads peer institutions.
8 Major grant will support student retention at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1992:636, p.1
5/11/1993 $1.3 million grant for Academic Support programs and Services is announced.
9 Marwick study: four-year degree no longer norm
Huebner--Kimberly Jo (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 86:21, p.1
11/14/1989 Consultant report analyzes reasons for longer stays in college.
10 Athletes, student body graduate at equal rate
Northern Iowan 85:56, p.13
5/2/1989 Rate of graduation rate for student-athletes proves comparable to the student body.
11 Dropout rates are decreasing despite aid cuts
Williams--Jonathan Vincent (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 84:33, p.6
1/29/1988 Phil Patton interprets statistics on why students leave school.
12 Most college dropouts do not leave school because of grades
Northern Iowan 83:28, p.4
12/9/1986 Registrar Leahy talks about persistence and reasons for leaving college.
13 Transfer enrollments growing
Lee--Mary Katherine (Class of 1970)
Northern Iowan 65:52, p.3
4/22/1969 About 20% of UNI students are transfers; grades tend to drop off some, but 58% do graduate.
14 Those freshman placement test scores reveal all
College Eye 31:12, p.5
12/8/1939 J. b. Paul talks about the predictive value of the placement examinations.
15 Forecasting success in college
Holly--Mildred (Publications Staff)
Alumnus 23:1, p.3
1/1/1939 Professor Paul analyzes correlation between placement tests taken by over three thousand ISTC students from 1929-1933 and their academic success; finds that placement tests are good predictors.
16 No fall graduation, but here's a story on it
Alumnus 20:1, p.1
1/1/1936 Eleven students graduate but no ceremony is held due to the small number; small mid-year numbers are due to students persisting to four year degree.
17 Editorials; the cost of education
College Eye 24:13, p.2
12/9/1932 Perseverance overcomes all obstacles.

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