Deputy Director Eric Bassett wrote a post for Completion by Design about our Hiring Toolkit and explains why hiring effective college leaders is not only beneficial, but necessary. Click here to read more.
Completion by Design is a five-year Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation signature initiative that works with community colleges to significantly increase completion and graduation rates for low-income students under 26. The Gates Foundation has awarded competitive grants to three groups of community colleges to help transform their students’ experience. The goal of Completion by Design is to substantially increase completion rates for these students while holding down costs and maintaining access and quality.