EDU 657 Week 4 DQ 1 Success and Excess Business – General Business Success and Excess. Thelin (2011) mentioned that from World War I to World War II, university and college enrollments increased dramatically. However, the retention of students presented a challenge during this time period. College administrators had some difficulty managing students because of the expanded number of students being enrolled. Discuss the role and responsibilities of faculty members during this time. How have these roles and responsibilities changed today? How have these stayed the same? Do you think that college administrators and faculty members did the best they could to retain their students? Why or why not? What could they have done better?