Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

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October 24, 2017

Episode 10: High Impact Higher Ed

This episode of To a Degree explores why some institutions have more success than others in helping students from low-income backgrounds move up the socioeconomic ladder. Guests include John Friedman of Brown University, Shirley Reed of South Texas College, William Covino of California State University - Los Angeles, Kevin Carey of New America, and Mark Schneider of the American Institutes for Research (AIR).

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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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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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