Center for Undergraduate Business Advising
Murray State University consistently ranks second (behind the University of Kentucky) in student graduation rates and is the only institution in KY to see an increase in graduation rates from 2000 to 2004. This success can be attributed, in part, to effective advisement and retention strategies (including the Residential College System as an example of the latter) and the nature and extent of student-faculty interaction. Undergraduate business advising in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business is done at many levels (faculty, department chairs), but the predominant advising strategy is through CUBA—the Center for Undergraduate Business Advising. The high retention and graduation rates for business programs, cited earlier, are directly attributable (in part) to CUBA.