How 3 Colleges Improved Graduation Rates
Dan Bauman, The Chronicle of Higher Education
As Provost Ralph C. Wilcox likes to tell it, the University of South Florida’s effort to raise graduation rates on its main campus started years before advocacy organizations, television personalities, or the Obama administration made the issue a popular talking point. No one "Eureka!" policy rocketed thousands of new students to commencement; rather, dozens of efforts influenced the graduation rate in their own small ways.