Retention and Persistence

  • The Student Affairs Division is committed to the retention and persistence of IUP students and will enthusiastically work collaboratively with various university constituents to retain 80 percent of incoming students by 2022.

    IUP Taskforce on Undergraduate Retention and Persistence (TOUR)

    TOUR Recommendations – January 11, 2018

    TOUR Discussions – Student Affairs 2018 Winter Workshop – January 19, 2019

    Generation Z

    • Our Generations of Stress
      Our current, Generation Z, college students are experiencing and managing stress in their lives in very different and complex ways. This document provides a synthesis of national research pertaining to these stressors and the concerns our students may experience in their lives.
    • Reflective Tool
      Think about your own students, in your classroom, your program, your office, or your facility.  What have they reported to you as a source of stress or concern in their lives?  This inventory will help you think more deeply about what your students are experiencing, so as to be more able to help them.