Insights & Outlooks

Fresh Perspectives on Higher Learning

Meet the Contributors

Insights & Outlooks features leaders with thoughtful insights into the issues that today’s students are facing and upturning the conventional wisdom on connecting students to higher learning opportunity. Our contributors come from both within and outside of Washington, D.C. and include students, advocates, analysts, policymakers as well as institutional and business leaders.

  • Gayatri Agnew

    Senior Director
    Corporate Philanthropy Walmart Foundation
  • Nicole Agu

    City University of New York's College of Staten Island
  • F. King Alexander

    Louisiana State University
  • Tom Allison

    Deputy Policy & Research Director
    Young Invincibles
  • Sarah Ancel

    Student-Ready Strategies
  • Rob Anderson

    State Higher Education Executive Officers Association
  • Tanya Ang

    Director of Policy & Outreach
    Veterans Education Success
  • Mary Arevalo

    College of Health Care Professional Student
  • Angel Bautista

    Colorado Mesa University
  • Araceli Becerra

    Pomona College
  • Christine Bourgeois

    University of New Orleans
  • Pam Bowers

    Associate Vice President
    University of South Carolina
  • Cheryl Crazy Bull

    President and CEO
    American Indian College Fund
  • Bridget Burns

    Executive Director
    University Innovation Alliance
  • Nathan Bush

    Associate Director
    University of New Mexico
  • Colleen Campbell

    Director for Postsecondary Education
    Center for American Progress
  • Gardner Carrick

    Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for The Manufacturing Institute
    National Association of Manufacturers
  • Tony Carvajal

    The Able Trust of Florida
  • Scott Cheney

    Executive Director
    Credential Engine
  • Marie Cini

    The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
  • Mary Clagett

    Director of Workforce Policy
    Jobs for the Future
  • Dave Clayton

    Vice President of Consumer Insights
    Strada Education Network
  • Kim Cook

    Executive Director
    National College Access Network
  • Mad Cool

    Cool People Org.
  • Getzamany Correa

    Bard College
  • Ryan Craig

    Co-Founder and Managing Director
    University Ventures
  • David Croom

    Assistant Director for Postsecondary Achievement and Innovation
    Aspen ASCEND
  • Lindsey Reichlin Cruse

    Study Director
    Institute for Women’s Policy Research
  • Dr. José Luis Cruz

    Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost
    of The City University of New York
  • Gianna D’Arrigo

    Higher Learning Advocates

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