Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

The Frontier Set

Colleges and universities working together for equitable student outcomes.

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To A Degree: Public Institutions/Public Engagement

From the 2018 American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Annual Meeting “Public Institutions/Public Engagement” explores the meaning of public engagement for today’s public universities. Three presidents, Leroy Morishita, Cynthia Teniente-Matson, and Marion Terenzio, discuss how their institutions are engaging with their local communities.

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The People Behind Postsecondary Success: Scott Dalessandro

Scott’s work at the foundation centers on connecting colleges and universities to improve education through collaboration.

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Can Higher Ed “Reclaim the High Road”?

By transforming education after high school to meet the needs of students, Sinclair Community College is helping graduates succeed and Dayton, Ohio rebuild.

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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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