UA to give 300 students a leg up; mentoring, grants for Arkansans aim to raise graduation rate

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

University of Arkansas chancellor Joseph Steinmetz is shown in this August file photo.

A pilot program offering mentoring and need-based grants to 300 in-state students will be part of efforts to boost graduation rates at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, the school's top administrator, Chancellor Joe Steinmetz, said Thursday.

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