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ASU to increase graduation rate

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Dr Arthur Dunning Dr Arthur Dunning
Albany State University Albany State University
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany State University's interim president encourages faculty and staff to work hard to increase the schools graduation rate.

Dr. Arthur Dunning gave his state of the university speech as a 3-day faculty and staff conference began today.

He discussed efforts to increase enrollment and retention and graduation rates.

He says the university will continue to work with local companies to make sure A-S-U is preparing the workers they need.

Dr Dunning says to "strengthen those programs where we have an immediate impact on the economy those programs where students leave and get jobs right away.">

Dunning says his main focus is making sure the students leaving the college make a positive difference in the community.