Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

To A Degree: Episode 7

From the ASU+GSV Summit, this special edition of To A Degree explores solutions for student success with Michele Johnson, chancellor & CEO of Pierce College District; Rick Miranda, provost and executive vice president at Colorado State University; Ellen Wagner, vice president of research at Hobsons; and Gates Bryant, partner at Tyton Partners.

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Want More Students to Finish? Focus on the Start.

Strong Start to Finish will work with select states and institutions on widespread adoption and implementation of core principles that have been shown to help more students make it to and through those all-important introductory courses.

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Putting Students First in Higher Ed

By transforming education after high school to meet the needs of students, Sinclair Community College is helping graduates succeed and Dayton, Ohio rebuild.

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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


Want More Students to Finish? Focus on the Start.

By Dan Greenstein I’m just now sending my oldest child back to college for his sophomore year, which has caused me to pause and reflect about what we’ve both learned from the experience of his freshman year. It also got me to thinking about the approximately 25 percent of students who won’t be returning to […]

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