February 24, 2021
Upon his arrival at the university in 2015, President Michael H. Schill launched a number of student success initiatives and challenged the university to improve the four-year graduation by 10 percentage points by 2020. That goal was met a year ahead of schedule thanks in no small part to the nearly 20 student success initiatives implemented since 2016 aimed at reducing institutional barriers and ensuring all students are well-supported.
Here, in his own words, the president talks about the role donors played in making these initiatives a success, and helped thousands of students realize their dream of a university education.
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