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ERIC Number: EJ1134124
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
Foundations and the Advancement of Postsecondary Education
Morris, Libby V.
Innovative Higher Education, v42 n2 p93-95 Apr 2017
The author examined the websites of two large foundations, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation. Each has developed projects and networks, coupled with substantive grants, to improve postsecondary education. These and other foundations have deep and ongoing commitments, not just philosophical but resource-based, to student success and the improvement of higher education overall. Given the complexities of what faculty and administrators must do every day, it would be easy to be somewhat cynical about some of the imperatives and proposed interventions; however, the foundations are committed to making a difference, have admirable goals for student success, and have broad influence across the states and nation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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