The Flip Side of the Attrition Coin: Faculty Perceptions of Factors Supporting Graduate Student Success

@article{Gilmore2016TheFS,
  title={The Flip Side of the Attrition Coin: Faculty Perceptions of Factors Supporting Graduate Student Success},
  author={J. Gilmore and Annie M. Wofford and M. Maher},
  journal={International Journal of Doctoral Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={11},
  pages={419-439}
}
Doctoral attrition consistently hovers around 50% with relevant literature identifying several mediating factors, including departmental culture, student demographics, and funding. To advance this literature, we interviewed 38 graduate faculty advisors in science, engineering, or mathematics disciplines at a research-extensive university to capture their perceptions of factors supporting graduate student success. Using a constant-comparison method, we found that faculty perceptions aligned… Expand

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