Rhode Island Workshop - Presentations

Making Public Colleges Tuition Free

A Workshop for State Leaders

Providence, Rhode Island - November 30, 2018


Keynote Address

Sara Goldrick-Rab, Ph.D. Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology at Temple University, and Founder of the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice



Supporting Promise Students

Michelle Miller-Adams, Ph.D. Professor, Grand Valley State University and Research Fellow, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Krissy DeAlejandro, Executive Director, tnAchieves

Zakiya Smith Ellis, Ed.D., Secretary of Higher Education, State of New Jersey

Evan Weissman, Senior Associate, MDRC



Implementing the Rhode Island Promise

Brenda Dann-Messier, Ed. D. Commission of Higher Education, State of Rhode Island

Meghan Hughes, Ph.D. President, Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI)

Sara Enright, Chief Outcomes Officer, CCRI



Enacting the Rhode Island Promise

Morley Winograd, President & CEO, Campaign for Free College Tuition

Kevin Gallagher, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor Gina Raimondo

The Hon. Lou DiPalma, Rhode Island State Senator

Remarks by Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo - View Here


CFCT Survey Research Insights

Jack MacKenzie, Executive Vice President, PSB Research



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