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Meet Baruch College: the Antidote to Cynicism About Higher Ed

Back to Previous The “Activating Next Gen Talent” event celebrated one of ATI’s leading high-fliers The upper floor of the Baruch College library is filled with flags representing more than 150 countries of origin for many of the school’s 16,000 undergraduates. On a crisp February day, a nearby meeting room was also filled, this time […]
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The Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson: Funding and Sustaining a No-Loan Approach to Increase Affordability

President Kristina Johnson highlights how she has been able to get the first debt-free program at scale for a public institution off the ground, ensuring affordability for all Ohio State students.
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Knox College President Andy McGadney: Introducing Price Transparency through a Pilot Promise Program

President Andy McGadney shares more about one of his early, signature initiatives to increase the affordability of a Knox education and attract more in-state students.
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Centre College Bolsters First-Generation Student Success Through Cohort Scholarship Programs

Through initiatives like the Grissom Scholarship Program, Centre College has become a nationally recognized leader in supporting first-generation students.
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Hope College President Matt Scogin: A “Pay-It-Forward” Model for Funding Higher Education

President Matt Scogin provides an in-depth look at Hope Forward, a pay-it-forward approach to funding higher education.
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Using Data to Advance Equity in the Academic Experience: A New ATI Case Study Series

We are excited to launch a case study series that spotlights how members use data to promote academic equity, starting with Virginia Tech's efforts to fuel inclusive excellence in STEM.
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Presidential Perspectives: Lorraine Sterritt, Saint Michael’s College

Under Pres. Sterritt's leadership. Saint Michael's College has doubled down on actions to promote a widespread sense of inclusion and belonging.
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Presidential Perspectives: Juan Sanchez Muñoz, University of California-Merced

With a majority-minority student body, UC Merced has been overwhelmingly impacted by the pandemic, prompting Chancellor Muñoz to make investments and commitments to maintain student success.
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Collaboratively Charting an Equitable Path for College Admissions

Amherst College, Bowdoin College, Carleton College, Pomona College, Williams College, and Swarthmore College formed the Six Colleges Initiative to provide dedicated support and guidance to more lower-income students than they could reach individually, more important than ever during the pandemic.
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Presidential Perspectives: Joan Gabel, University of Minnesota

ATI's collective voice brings important visibility to issues of educational equity—and the commitment that leading institutions need to undertake to address them.
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Presidential Perspectives: Ronald Crutcher, University of Richmond

The tragic murder of George Floyd, and the activism of hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters thereafter, represents an inflection point in our history.
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Presidential Perspectives: Alison Byerly, Carleton College (and formerly Lafayette College)

Lafayette College is working to grow its financial aid budget to support increased socioeconomic diversity.
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Presidential Perspectives: David Greene, Colby College

Over the last few years, Colby College has made a concerted effort to diversify its student body.
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Presidential Perspectives: Robert Jones, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has shown a commitment to lower-income students...
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Presidential Perspectives: Carol Folt, University of Southern California (and formerly University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has set a goal to double—from 100 to 200 students...
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Presidential Perspectives: Eric Spina, University of Dayton

The University of Dayton aims to increase Pell-eligible student enrollment in each entering cohort from 14% in Fall 2017...
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