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Engineering Retention Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: MF056

  • Staff Only

Abstract

The Engineering Retention Project was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). These records include the third year activities annual report, dated October 4, 1994.

Dates

  • 1994

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Engineering Retention Project records are composed of a summary of the third-year activities of the project; an annotated bibliography on general student retention; a report on undergraduate persistence to the baccalaureate; a report on the effects of social support on college adjustment; a study on why students leave universities without a degree; and a perspective on the causes of college retention.

Administrative History of Engineering Retention Project Records

The Engineering Retention Project represents a study of the challenge of retaining qualified matriculants in an academic program, specifically, NSF initiatives in engineering education improvement, including the societal need for increases in the enrollment and retention of under-represented segments of the engineering student population.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

Provenance

C. Michael York, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, donated these records (Accession #2001.034).

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Processing Information

Germaine Schanzmeyer processed these papers in 2003.
Title
Inventory of the Engineering Retention Project Records, 1994
Subtitle
MF056
Status
Completed
Author
Germaine Schanzmeyer
Date
Copyright 2002.
Description rules
finding aid updated using rlg best practice guidelines for encoded archival description.
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

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