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Higher Ed’s Role in Economic Mobility

A comparison of the roles of colleges in promoting economic mobility showed that access to colleges that can provide upward mobility has decreased. John Friedman argues that it is more important now than ever to find new policies to reverse this decline.

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Leading Change for Changing Leaders

Effective and courageous leadership is an essential element of change in higher ed. Understanding what is required of leaders in a time of change and uncertainty is time well invested.

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Taking Stock: Progress and Prospects for College Advising

Over the past several years, significant progress has been made in college advising, thanks to the creative and tireless efforts of many of our partners. Moving forward, it is critical as a field to define both what we mean by advising and what will be needed to make sure it is effective, scalable, and sustainable.

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A Changing Conversation for Changing Times

Change is hard, especially for an enterprise as given to tradition as higher education. But shifting the conversation about higher education in a changing world – and then taking action – is critical to our efforts to help more students get to and through college.

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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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