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Episode 19: Segment 2 - Karen Laughlin, Philip Needles and Timothy Renick

6/7/2018
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Episode 19: Segment 2 - Karen Laughlin, Philip Needles and Timothy Renick by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Duration:00:24:56

Episode 19: Segment 3 - Melinda Mechur Karp and Matthew Crellin

6/7/2018
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Episode 19: Segment 3 - Melinda Mechur Karp and Matthew Crellin by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Duration:00:17:10

Episode 19: Segment 1 - Allison Bailey, Nithya Vaduganathan and Renée Laverdière

6/7/2018
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Episode 19: Segment 1 - Allison Bailey, Nithya Vaduganathan and Renée Laverdière by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Duration:00:15:16

Episode 19: Beyond Office Hours: High-Impact Advising

5/22/2018
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“Beyond Office Hours: High-Impact Advising” explores the importance of undergraduate advising in improving student outcomes. Guests from The Boston Consulting Group, Georgia State University, Florida State University,and Montgomery County Community College discuss emerging research on the ROI of advising reforms, promising institutional strategies, and where advising is heading.

Duration:00:54:48

Episode 18: Giving Voice to College Students

4/17/2018
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“Giving Voice to College Students” explores the reality of being a college student in 2018. Three students—Jennifer Alberti, Monique Gatling, and Joshua Stuart—candidly recount their experiences getting into and succeeding in college.

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 17: New Presidents on Leadership, Innovation & Student Success

3/27/2018
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From the 2018 American Council on Education (ACE) meeting, “New Presidents on Leadership, Innovation & Student Success” explores the challenges and opportunities of modern college presidencies. José Luis Cruz, Mary Papazian and Scott Ralls engage in a conversation about what it means be a college president in 2018, and how the position has evolved over time.

Duration:00:36:54

Episode 16: Achieving Equity in Higher Ed

3/26/2018
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From the 2018 American Council on Education (ACE) meeting, “Achieving Equity in Higher Ed” explores the concept of equity in and beyond college. Guests Ruth Simmons, Joseph Castro, Lorelle Espinosa, and Freeman Hrabowski discuss what equity means for institutions, students, presidential leadership, and public policy.

Duration:00:52:38

Episode 14: Online’s Bottom Line

2/27/2018
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Episode 14: Online’s Bottom Line by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Duration:01:00:07

Episode 12: Looking Back, Looking Ahead .WAV

12/4/2017
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Episode 12: Looking Back, Looking Ahead .WAV by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Duration:00:28:09

Episode 10: Segment 3 - Mark Schneider and Kevin Carey

10/23/2017
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Episode 10: Segment 3 - Mark Schneider and Kevin Carey by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Duration:00:21:20

Episode 10: High Impact HigherEd

10/23/2017
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This episode of To a Degree explores why some institutions have more success than others in helping students from low-income backgrounds move up the socioeconomic ladder. Guests include John Freidman of Brown University, Shirley Reed of South Texas College, William Covino of California State University, Los Angeles, Kevin Carey of New America and Mark Schneider of American Institutes for Research.

Duration:00:55:13

Episode 10: Segment 2 - Shirley Reed and William Covino

10/23/2017
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This episode of To a Degree explores why some institutions have more success than others in helping students from low-income backgrounds move up the socioeconomic ladder. Guests include John Freidman of Brown University, Shirley Reed of South Texas College, William Covino of California State University, Los Angeles, Kevin Carey of New America and Mark Schneider of American Institutes for Research.

Duration:00:15:01

Student Voices – Getting In, Getting Through and Looking Beyond College

8/23/2017
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From the 2017 New Media Consortium Summer Conference, Casey Green moderates a conversation with student leaders about their college experience and how they think higher education needs to change. Guests include Alejandra Cervantes, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Kernard Jones, Texas Southern University; Cameron Vigil, University of Colorado Denver; Andrea Foster, Winston Salem State University; Alyssa Foley, Houston Community College; and Raamish Saeed, St Louis University.

Duration:00:57:41

Episode 6: Voices from ASU - Getting to Graduation (full episode)

6/25/2017
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From the ASU+GSV Summit, this special edition of To A Degree explores the challenge of getting all students to graduation. Guests include Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College; Susana Rivera-Mills; vice provost and dean at Oregon State University; Joel Hartman, vice president and CIO at the University of Central Florida; and Eric Frank, CEO of Acrobatiq.

Duration:00:55:41

Episode 5: Segment 3 - Carolynn Campell Reed

6/12/2017
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Carolynn Campbell Reed talks about the impact of Austin Community College’s Math ACCelerator, which is located in a former mall and employs tech-enabled, high-touch adaptive learning to teach mathematics.

Duration:00:11:25

Episode 5: Segment 2 - Phil Regier

6/12/2017
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Phil Regier describes EdPlus, a central service unit at ASU tasked with accelerating digital teaching and learning at scale, and the innovations that have emerged to support student success.

Duration:00:14:36

Episode 5: Segment 1 - Eloy Ortiz Oakley

6/12/2017
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Eloy Ortiz Oakley discusses the role of community colleges as engines of opportunity and how they need to change to ensure student success and to increase capacity in a challenging economy.

Duration:00:14:35

Episode 4: Voices from ASU + GSV – Digital Innovation (full episode)

5/29/2017
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From the ASU + GSV Summit, this special edition of To A Degree explores innovation, equity, and excellence in higher education with Javier Miyares, president of the University of Maryland University College, Ann Kirschner, University Professor at The City University of New York, Dror Ben-Naim, founder and CEO of Smart Sparrow, a learning analytics company, and Michael Moe, Chairman and CEO of GSV Capital and GSV Asset Management.

Duration:00:56:42

Episode 2: Leading Innovation (full episode)

4/26/2017
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To A Degree explores the importance of institutional leadership in fostering innovation for equity and student success. Best-selling author Jeff Selingo discusses his research on presidential leadership, Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Sinclair College President Steve Johnson describe strategies for creating a culture of innovation, and Rick Legon, President of AGB, explains the role of Governing Boards in supporting innovation.

Duration:01:09:01

Episode 1: Innovation, Equity, and Excellence

3/27/2017
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Dan Greenstein discusses how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s postsecondary initiatives have changed, lessons learned, and the challenges of scaling up. Bridget Burns of the University Innovation Alliance and Deborah Santiago of Excelencia in Education compare data-driven interventions and innovative initiatives that promote equity and excellence.

Duration:00:50:13