Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2010

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Investing in Education and Equity: Our Nation's Best Future

In the face of today's financial challenges, higher education institutions across the country are struggling to provide pathways to quality higher education and academic success, particularly for underserved students. This issue of Diversity & Democracy offers concrete suggestions for how higher education can improve access and success and strengthen learning outcomes despite economic barriers.

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Featured Topic

By Michelle Asha Cooper, president of the Institute for Higher Education Policy

By Jane V. Wellman, executive director of the Delta Project on Postsecondary Costs, Productivity, and Accountability

By Jon Rochkind, director of research, and Jean Johnson, executive vice president, both of Public Agenda

By Ronald Williams, vice president, and Adriana Flores-Ragade, director of diversity initiatives, both of the College Board

By Mike Rose, professor of social research methodology in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California-Los Angeles and author of Why School?: Reclaiming Education for All of Us


By Derron Wallace, Posse Foundation alumnus and Marshall scholar studying educational policy and research at the University of Cambridge, England

By Lucy Mayo, acting director of the Economic Opportunity Program, and Pooja Shethji, research assistant, Dēmos

Campus Practice

By Janet Hecsh, associate professor of teacher education, California State University-Sacramento

By Robert Franco, professor and director of the Office for Institutional Effectiveness, Kapi'olani Community College, University of Hawa'i

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