SXSW EDU 2020
Redesigning Higher Ed to Improve Equity
College completion rates are up, reaching 58% in 2018 – but significant gaps remain, particularly among first-generation students, low-income students and students of color. White students graduate from four-year public institutions at much higher rates (~72%) than their black (~47%) and Hispanic (~57%) peers. Our panelists will lead a lively discussion of how they have successfully helped create equity at scale at their schools, sharing actionable tips and advice with attendees.
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- Discover practical – yet innovative – solutions to addressing college completion gaps
- Understand the factors that contribute to discrepancies in college completion rates
- Interact with and learn from higher education professionals that have scaled equity at their institutions
Tyler Reed, Senior Director, Communications, McGraw-Hill