The August issue of AAC&U News features Chattanooga Community College's efforts to redesign the first-year experience to bolster student success; new data on the rise and fall of humanities degrees; and the latest news about AAC&U meetings, projects, and publications.

Feature: AAC&U Member Innovations

With support from AAC&U, BTtoP, and the Department of Education, Chattanooga State Community College redesigned their first-year experience to boost student retention and graduation.

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August 2017

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