Facultq-Based Advising: An Important Factor in Community College Retention

  title={Facultq-Based Advising: An Important Factor in Community College Retention},
  author={Ronald C. Mcarthur},
  journal={Community college review},
  pages={1 - 18}
  • Ronald C. Mcarthur
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Community college review
  • Community college students are an at-risk group because of their lack of preparation and lack of a firm connection to the institution. Using the literature on student retention that equates a caring and concerned faculty with student satisfaction, the Arts and Humanities department at Atlantic Cape Community College initiated an intense academic advisement outreach to students in the majors of studio arts, humanities, performing arts, and history. Surveys were sent to the general student… CONTINUE READING
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