It takes a village: Why ISU retains so many students

Meg Flaherty works with a kid

Meg Flaherty is among the 81.3 percent of new students in fall 2013 who stayed for their second year at Illinois State University. That “retention” rate is the second-highest among public schools in Illinois.

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Postcard featuring an illustration of Old Main

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Photos: Redbirds give back for the holidays

students wrap up gifts

The holidays are a busy time for Illinois State students, squeezing in finals week between Thanksgiving and a month-long winter break. Yet Redbirds still made time to give back during the holiday season.