Colleges’ Student Retention in D&C – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Colleges’ Student Retention in D&C

An article titled “Student retention rates get the old college try” from the August 24 Democrat and Chronicle focused on area colleges' methods to ease student transition and prevent dropouts. Hobart and William Smith Colleges were mentioned as having an 85 percent retention rate. Improving student retention was a major recommendation in the HWS 2005 campus plan.