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

Presentation

 

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

Presentation

 

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

Presentation

 

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

Presentation

 

Want to contact CFCT or other attendees? Please email morley@freecollegenow.org.

 

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