Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

The People Behind Postsecondary Success

An ongoing feature series focusing on the members of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success team, this month’s profile explores the work of Program Officer Nate Simpson.

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Judith Scott-Clayton: Using Data To Shape Higher Education Policy

Judith Scott-Clayton’s research revealed that many students in remedial education do not need to be there. Find out how her research influenced policy change at institutions and state systems across the country.

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Going Further, Faster

As we celebrate this year’s higher ed graduates, here are some of the colleges and universities that are leading the way in adapting to meet the needs of today’s college students. Innovations such as high-quality online courses and smarter advising save students both time and money on the way to a degree.

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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


For Students, The Right Advice Can Make All the Difference

By Allan Golston Graduation Day is a day full of stories – stories about the challenges, the victories, the setbacks, and the support that students experience on their journey to a diploma. One common thread across these stories: good advice can make all the difference. Colleges and universities that are figuring this out are making […]

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