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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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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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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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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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