Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

Leading Change for Changing Leaders

Effective and courageous leadership is an essential element of change in higher ed. Understanding what is required of leaders in a time of change and uncertainty is time well invested.

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Rethinking Advising and Academic Support

Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio is making a difference in the lives of its students by rethinking its advising and academic support programs. Meet one of the leaders of their groundbreaking efforts and one of the students benefiting from them.

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New Frontiers for Student Success

We are excited to announce the Frontier Set, a select group of colleges and universities, state systems, and supporting organizations committed to significantly increasing student access and success and eliminating racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in college attainment.

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Infographic: Today's College Students

Today’s college students come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring an equally diverse set of needs. We must do more to help these students be successful amid competing priorities, such as family, finances, and work.

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Areas of Focus



See the latest videos, speeches, and blog posts from the field so we can work together to ensure higher education is a bridge–not a barrier–to opportunity. View All Posts



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