Hecker Writes Op-Ed on Student Retention for BDN

Jeff Hecker, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled “No quick fixes for keeping students in college.” Hecker cited his newly released 2014 Action Plan for Retention and Graduation to kickstart the university’s renewed commitment to student success. The plan has several components, starting with a focus on early action, Hecker wrote.