Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

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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Advocating for College Completion in Tennessee

Kenyatta Lovett, executive director of Complete Tennessee, shares how the organization works with lawmakers, nonprofits, and higher education leaders to increase postsecondary credential completion rates.

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Message from the Director

I wanted to share the news that I am stepping down as Director of the Postsecondary Success strategy. I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the opportunity to work with an immensely talented team and so many committed partners to close the equity gaps in higher education so that race, income, and zip code no longer determine a student’s chance for success.

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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


CASE District VIII Conference – Dan Greenstein’s Remarks

Remarks (as delivered) by Dan Greenstein at the CASE District VIII Conference Dan Greenstein is postsecondary director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Wed., Feb. 7, 2018 Redefining Higher Education’s Value and Values Good afternoon, and thank you for the opportunity to talk with you right here in Seattle. In my time at the foundation, […]

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