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New Frontiers for Student Success

Today, we are excited to announce the Frontier Set. The Frontier Set is a select group of colleges and universities, state systems, and supporting organizations committed to significantly increasing student access and success, and eliminating racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in college attainment.

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What to Keep in Mind About Today’s Students

When the latest movie portrays the American college experience, it portrays an 18-year-old heading off to a dorm room. That middle class teenager is far from home for the first time, and is often not too under-resourced—or too homesick—to leave everything behind and head down to Miami for spring break. The reality is radically different.

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Collaborating to Drive Student-Centered Innovation

The University Innovation Alliance (UIA) brings together 11 large public research universities with a common vision: to raise college success rates, particularly for low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students.

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A College Student’s Journey

First-generation college student, Danie Korac, reflects on her journey and the obstacles she has overcome to get where she is today.

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Getting Real About Today’s College Students

Today’s average college student is no longer 18, living on campus, and going to school full-time. Rather, the majority of students work while going to college, 40 percent are 25 or older, one-third are first generation college goers, and many are parents, low-income students, and students of color.

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