Conference Sponsors: 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Student Success

The Association of American Colleges and Universities thanks the following sponsor for their generous support of this AAC&U Network for Academic Renewal Conference.

Gold Sponsors

Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 13,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation.


Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion, and jobs for all of higher education. Whether you're an administrator or a faculty member, a grad student or a vice president, we've got what you need to thrive professionally: breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, career advice, and practical tools to advance your career. Inside Higher Ed is a top resource for those in higher education, drawing 1.5 million readers each month, making it the ideal platform to reach a large and diverse audience of higher education professionals. Visit today.


The Chronicle of Higher Education 
The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities. As the unrivaled leader in higher education journalism, we serve our readers with indispensable real-time news and deep insights, plus the essential toolscareer opportunities, and knowledge to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Our award-winning journalism is well-known at colleges and universities: More than 2 million people visit our website every month, and 1,650 organizations across the country make our journalism available to every one of their employees and students. Our newsroom is home to top experts in higher education who contribute to the ongoing conversation on the issues that matter.

University of Pittsburgh
Think about everything you want from a college experience. Wrestling with big ideas, expanding your world, and discovering your passions. Living in an iconic American city buzzing with opportunity and adventure. Joining a tight-knit community that feels like home and becomes like family. You’ll find all of this and more at the University of Pittsburgh. At Pitt you have access to 100+ majors, minors, and certificates; guaranteed internships at world-class corporations and organizations; undergraduate research projects alongside faculty who are changing the world; and a community of fellow students who are just as curious and ambitious as you are. It all comes together here.

Silver Sponsors

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education
 has been America's premier source of timely news, provocative commentary, insightful interviews, and in-depth special reports on diversity in higher education for over two decades. Leaders from academe, industry, and public policy have all come to rely on this award-winning news magazine to stay abreast of the trends and issues that go to the very core of the future of this country and its place in an ever-changing world., founded in 2006, is the first Latino/a professional employment web site designed specifically for the higher education community. This site helps employers connect with the largest pool of Latino/a professionals in higher education in the United States, Puerto Rico and internationally by disseminating employment opportunities to registered candidates and a national network of Latino-serving organizations.

McGraw Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is driven by a vision to help unlock the full potential of each learner. By partnering with educators around the globe, our content developers, instructional designers and data scientists create digital and print resources and open, customizable technology platforms that have been shown to increase engagement, improve pass rates and raise grades. Embedded in our DNA is a belief in the power of learning data that gives educators a deeper understanding of their students' strengths and weaknesses and propels each student on a personalized path to success. As a learning science company, research and data provide the foundation for the decisions we make, the resources we create and the partnerships we seek to build with educators, schools, colleges and students.

Bronze Sponsors

Mentor Collective
Mentor Collective is committed to developing student success interventions that consistently deliver outcomes for institutions and their students.  Headquartered in Boston, MA, Mentor Collective provides comprehensive mentorship services to our 50+ institutional partners, empowering these schools to provide all students with a Transformative Mentorship experience.  Transformative Mentorship is defined by the positive change it creates for students and mentors. Transformative Mentorship fosters resilience, self-efficacy, help-seeking behavior, and a greater sense of belonging - all documented leading indicators of increased enrollment and retention. Compared to traditional, small-scale mentorship, Transformative Mentorship is supported by technology, designed for large-scale application, with a deep focus on research-backed best practices for unique cohorts, as well as assessment and outcomes.

One Class
OneClass started out on a mission to be an Ed Tech company that puts students first. Every day, OneClass saves students hours of filtering through unrelated and outdated content from the web to be successful in the classroom. Since 2010, our ultimate goal has been to deliver study resources that are immediately useful and relevant to any knowledge seeker on our platform. Our innovative platform has already attracted over 2.6 million registered students worldwide who have collectively contributed over 14 million pages of content, including class notes, study guides, videos, tutorials and more, spanning across more than 56,000 different courses. This crowdsourcing of academic content comes from top students and subject experts at the course-specific level.

About AAC&U Meeting Sponsorships

AAC&U's Meeting Sponsorship program provides organizations, nonprofits, companies, publishers and others the opportunity to showcase their products and services while exchanging information with members of a higher education audience. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please go to AAC&U Sponsorships or contact AAC&U's Office of Outreach and Member Engagement at 202-387-3760 or email us at