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The goal of the NSSE Institute's two-year initiative, Project Deep, was to examine the everyday workings of a variety of educationally effective colleges and universities to learn what they do to promote student success.

DEEP Publications

Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter
George D. Kuh, Jillian Kinzie, John H. Schuh, Elizabeth J. Whitt, and Associates
ISBN: 978-0-470-59909-9
416 pages
June 2010

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Revised and updated in 2010, Student Success in College describes the policies, programs, and practices that twenty diverse institutions have used to enhance student attainment. Based on the Documenting Effective Educational Practice (DEEP) project from the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research, this book is filled with concrete examples that can serve as an inspiration for colleges and universities who want to create their own success-oriented learning environments.

This new edition contains a new Preface and Epilogue, with updates on the impact the recommended policies and practices have had over five years on the twenty colleges originally researched.