Recent articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education and Education Dive discuss the loss of freshman students and strategies for retention. The Chronicle of Higher Education featured two articles, A Third of Your Freshmen Disappear. How Can You Keep Them? and Mizzou’s Freshman Class Shrank by a Third Over 2 Years. Here’s How It’s Trying to Turn That Around, this past month regarding the loss of freshmen, retention and how one specific institution is addressing those challenges. The article in Education Dive focuses on strategies to boost retention.