How can the University of Alaska Fairbanks improve their retention of Alaska native students?

Authors: Minnie L Naylor Cathy Brooks


Themes: Education Reform

Tribes: Alaska Native

Retention rates of Alaska Native students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) can be improved.  Although great strides have been made and continue to be made with the creation of Rural Student Services (RSS), more can be done.  This case study explores why retention is a challenge, what has been successful, and explores new ideas.