publication . Other literature type . 2004

Undergraduate recruitment strategies at Penn State's School of Forest Resources

Harper, Betty;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Enrollment declines in natural resources programs across the nation since the mid-nineties have raised concerns about the future of natural resources education. Since its peak in 1998, enrollment in Penn State's School of Forest Resources has dropped from a record high of 535 to 315 in fall 2003. At the same time state and federal agencies seeking to maintain and diversify their workforce are facing unprecedented rates of retirement. To address this issue, the School of Forest Resources is continually evaluating its recruitment and retention efforts. Gone are the days of waiting for students to come to us. Current recruitment and retention strategies include: 1)...
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