Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

April 1, 2016

Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees Remarks

My eldest is headed to college in the fall and the whole admissions process has ironically brought many of the issues I deal with from my foundation perch to my dining room table. During this process, I’ve been struck by how much our expectations of higher education have changed in a generation.

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March 30, 2016

Salesforce Higher Education Summit Remarks

My eldest is headed to college in the fall and the whole admissions process has ironically brought many of the issues I deal with from my foundation perch to my dining room table. During this process, I’ve been struck by how much our expectations of higher education have changed in a generation.

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February 26, 2016

SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence Remarks

With the potential to combine courseware, iPASS and GPS, and to leverage data in ways that can improve student outcomes, OpenSUNY can enable campuses not only to catch up with front runners in the race to transform higher education into an engine of economic development and social mobility, but eventually to surpass and to lead them.

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November 16, 2015

APLU Council of Presidents Remarks

I’m here to mark the formation of a new partnership between the foundation and APLU’s Personalized Learning Consortium, one that will focus on digital learning in high enrollment general education courses, one in which the PLC will coordinate and support digital learning efforts of selected APLU member universities and serve as a source of information about efficacy and best practices.

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May 27, 2015

College of Tomorrow

Higher education is almost universally seen as the greatest engine of our nation’s economy and social mobility. It’s part of America’s promise, and as a nation we’ve done well at getting many more young people through the front door of higher education. But access to college is not enough. We need many more people who […]

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