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June 14, 2017

Episode 5: Voices from ASU+GSV – Expanding Opportunity

From the ASU+GSV Summit, this special edition of To A Degree explores expanding opportunity in higher education. Guests include Eloy Ortiz Oakley, chancellor of the California Community Colleges; Phil Regier, university dean for educational initiatives and CEO of EdPlus at Arizona State University; Carolynn Campbell Reed, associate professor of mathematics and department chair at Austin Community College; and Matt Pittinsky, CEO of Parchment.

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May 31, 2017

Episode 4: Voices from ASU+GSV – Digital Innovation

From the ASU + GSV Summit, this edition of To A Degree explores innovation, equity, and excellence in higher education with Javier Miyares, president of the University of Maryland University College, Ann Kirschner, University Professor at The City University of New York, Dror Ben-Naim, founder and CEO of Smart Sparrow, a learning analytics company, and Michael Moe, Chairman and CEO of GSV Capital and GSV Asset Management.

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May 16, 2017

Episode 3: Voices from ASU + GSV

From the ASU + GSV Summit, this special edition of To A Degree explores advances in innovation, equity, and excellence with GSV Managing Partner Deborah Quazzo, Arizona State University President Michael Crow, Valencia College President Sandy Shugart, Lumen Learning CEO Kim Thanos, and Deputy Director Postsecondary Success at the Gates Foundation Heather Hiles.

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April 27, 2017

Episode 2: Leading Innovation

To A Degree explores the importance and role of institutional leadership in fostering innovation for equity and student success. Best-selling author Jeff Selingo discusses his research on presidential leadership, Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Sinclair College President Steve Johnson describe strategies for creating a culture of innovation, and Rick Legon, President of AGB, explains the role of Governing Boards in supporting innovation.

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March 30, 2017

Episode 1: Innovation, Equity, and Excellence

Dan Greenstein discusses how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s postsecondary initiatives have changed, lessons learned, and the challenges of scaling up. Bridget Burns of the University Innovation Alliance and Deborah Santiago of Excelencia in Education compare data-driven interventions and innovative initiatives that promote equity and excellence.

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