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JOIN US this September in San Antonio, Texas for three outstanding days of learning and sharing about student persistence, retention, and success in higher education. This is our eighth annual International Conference focused on students, bringing together top researchers, policymakers, and professionals involved in student retention and success at secondary schools and postsecondary institutions. The symposium is sponsored in part by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the University of Texas San Antonio.

This year's conference will feature over 60 breakout and plenary sessions, plus pre-conference workshops, in a variety of student success areas at the secondary and postsecondary levels. Participants from middle and high schools, public and private two- and four-year institutions, and career colleges will be in attendance. Attendees will have the chance to interact with peers struggling with similar retention issues and gain insight on best practices and programs that work.

The CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS has been announced, and the early bird cut for presentations ends March 15, 2014. Other presentation requests will be open until May 30, 2014, but those in by the early bird deadline will be given special consideration.

Follow the links to the left for additional information. In the meantime, please contact us at if you have any questions. Discounts are provided for institutional groups of four or more.

I look forward to seeing you in San Antonio!

Best regards,

Dr. Watson Scott Swail
President and CEO, Educational Policy Institute


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