Tarleton Blazes Path for Part-Time Transfer Student Success
Alison Kadlec and Lara Couturier, Tackling Transfer
An effort by Tarleton State University in Texas promises to make an impact on higher education affordability, access, and outcomes. Tarleton is combining partnerships with community colleges and dedicated scholarships to provide enhanced support for part-time students who transfer from other institutions.
Partnerships and institutional scholarships for transfer students are not rare, but Tarleton’s approach is unique in some important ways. James Hurley, who became president of the institution in 2019, explains in this interview.