Prof. Castleman Has Research Cited in New York Times Article on Helping Students Graduate College


The New York Times

Ben Castleman, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks and Curry, has research cited in New York Times article about how to help more students graduate from college.

How to Help More College Students Graduate

Benjamin L. Castleman of the University of Virginia and Lindsay C. Page of the University of Pittsburgh devised a program that nudges students to complete the administrative paperwork required to stay in college. They sent texts reminding students to complete their re-enrollment forms and financial aid applications. Among freshmen who received the texts, 68 percent completed their sophomore year, compared with 54 percent of those who did not receive reminders.