Advancing college student success.

The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program aims to advance higher education practices and leadership that significantly improve student learning, completion, and employment after college—especially for the growing population of students of color and low-income students on American campuses.

Our Supporters

The Aspen College Excellence Program deeply appreciates our funding partners,
without whom our work would not be possible.

As indicated on the program pages that follow, each partner listed above supports different strands of the Aspen College Excellence Program’s work.
RT @DanPorterfield: We need to work collectively to "make sure that all high school students have the preparation and opportunities necessa…2 weeks ago 16 0
RT @OSUPrezDrake: New @AspenHigherEd research finds 15,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students have GPAs of…2 weeks ago 10 0
.@EtownCollege, an American Talent Initiative member, is working to #ActivateTalent by creating new agreements with community college partners, following ATI's new research on community college transfer. weeks ago 1 5
New research from the American Talent Initiative finds thousands of high-achieving, lower-income community college students never make it to four-year institutions. Read more from @InsideHigherEd: #ActivateTalent3 weeks ago 3 3
New research from the American Talent Initiative shows that our nation’s top college and universities should explore an important place for talent: community colleges. Read the press release here: weeks ago 4 2
RT @MartinKurzweil: On heels of new research, American Talent Initiative members are planning focused effort on improving transfer pathways…3 weeks ago 2 0
RT @insidehighered: 50,000+ community college students fail to transfer to 4-year colleges every year weeks ago 35 0
New research from the American Talent Initiative finds that every year, 50k high-achieving, lower-income community college students don’t transfer to a four-year school. Learn how top colleges can #ActivateTalent … … @BloombergDotOrg @IthakaSR weeks ago 6 3
RT @HamiltonCollege: Hamilton joins 100+ colleges and universities to give our nation’s best lower-income talent a seat at top schools. ht…4 weeks ago 2 0
Nearly 100 American Talent Initiative member representatives & partners met yesterday in DC to discuss strategy for lower-income student recruitment and success at ATI institutions. @IthakaSR @BloombergDotOrg #ActivateTalent weeks ago 3 2