Cover of Other People's Colleges by Ethan Ris.
Jul 13, 2022
Author discusses his book on the “origins of American higher education reform.”


July 13, 2022
Author discusses his book on the “origins of American higher education reform.”
November 4, 2021
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation unveils a tool to help college leaders and policy makers carry out its recommendations on how institutions can increase equity and attainment.
April 16, 2021
A year after ending a legal battle with the private foundation it cut loose in 2018, the public Lincoln University takes a step toward restoring the relationship.
February 3, 2020
UT Austin to receive $100 million from Dell Foundation to fund nontuition expenses for Pell Grant recipients, as well as extra supports to get them to graduation day.
May 16, 2019
As scrutiny of college prices and outcomes mounts, a new panel co-chaired by leaders of Gates Foundation and state-college group aims to examine the value of postsecondary credentials.
December 21, 2018
Major education foundations aren't waiting for Congress to provide data needed to better analyze and serve students. They've partnered to get the data themselves and are encouraging more colleges to join them.
October 3, 2018
A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.
June 14, 2018
Across the country very little progress has been made in closing degree-attainment gaps among white, black and Latino adults, hindering goals to increase the overall number of adults with degrees.
May 22, 2018
Credited with shifting the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s higher education approach from arrogant to collaborative, Daniel Greenstein will be the next chancellor of PASSHE.
October 5, 2017
Philanthropy, income-sharing agreements, lottery revenues and children's savings accounts are just a few methods researchers across the country believe can create sustainable tuition-free programs, according to a set of new reports.


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