CU DENVER: DECREASE MELT IN ARTS & SCIENCES WITH MENTORSHIP
Research shows that fewer graduates are majoring in liberal arts now versus ten years ago. Whether this decline reflects student concerns about employability or interest in other fields, the declining enrollment in these fields is unmistakable.
While many liberal arts institutions agree, they have yet to solve the problem—many are trying new strategies to move the needle on student enrollment and retention. According to CU Denver's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, mentorship could be the answer.
Dean, Pamela Jansma and Associate Dean of Student Success, Sarah Fields share:
- Why mentorship is a High-Impact Practice (HIP) that should be a strategic pillar at every school
- How Lehigh Engineering runs a mentorship program for 600+ students without hiring additional staff
- The impact mentorship is having on the student experience