University of Wyoming seeks to expand student support

2013-10-15T19:15:00Z University of Wyoming seeks to expand student supportThe Associated Press The Associated Press
October 15, 2013 7:15 pm  • 

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming plans to expand its academic, financial and mentoring services for students starting in the fall of 2014.

In addition, the university is adjusting its policies to encourage more students to attend UW and to better serve the needs of students who don't meet current admission guidelines.

A new initiative is called by the acronym LASSO — or the Learning and Student Success Opportunity center.

Its mission is to coordinate academic, financial and mentoring services to increase student retention and graduation rates.

It will be open to all students at UW but will focus especially on students in their first year.

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    wyotruth - October 15, 2013 9:07 pm
    Won't this just cheapen the degree UW students get by dumbing down admissions? If I were a current student looking to move onto a good graduate program this would really concern me. Sounds like a cover for admitting unqualified athletes.
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