Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

Patrick Methvin to Lead Postsecondary Success

Allan C. Golston, president of the foundation’s United States Program, announces that Patrick Methvin will lead the Postsecondary Success strategy. Patrick brings deep knowledge of higher education innovation to the role, as well as passion for harnessing that innovation to benefit more of today’s college students.

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Online's Bottom Line

Hear from many of the leaders and innovators behind “Making Digital Learning Work,” a just-released report on success strategies at universities and community colleges. It’s all on this episode of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “To A Degree” higher ed podcast.

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Forging Her Path

Learn more about Deputy Director Suzanne Walsh as part of the ongoing “People Behind Postsecondary Success” series. Walsh’s own non-linear academic journey highlights the need to better support today’s students as they navigate higher education.

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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


Patrick Methvin Selected as Postsecondary Success Director

By Allan Golston In my first (and only) post as interim director of Postsecondary Success, I want to start by expressing my thanks to our grantees and partners for the work they do on behalf of today’s college students and the institutions that serve them. I have been fortunate enough to see first-hand the exciting […]

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