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IU East joins AASCU’s new project to re-design students’ first-year college experience

IU East joins AASCU’s new project to re-design students’ first-year college experience

Indiana University East is one of 44 participating higher education institutions in a new project that will focus on improving the first-year of college for underserved students.

Launched February 1, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) project, “Re-Imagining the First Year of College” (RFY), is to ensure success for all students, particularly those who have historically been underserved by higher education: low income, first generation, and students of color. The three-year project is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and USA Funds.

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