Praise for New Book:
Pathways to Reform: Credits and Conflict at The City University of New York

A riveting account.” — Eugene M. Tobin, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The narrative flow of a novel.” — Elizabeth Nunez, Hunter College, CUNY

Interesting and engaging.” — Thomas Bailey, Teachers College, Columbia University

Scrupulously fair....an important book.” — Paul Attewell, Graduate Center, CUNY

Well documented and exceptionally well written....there is no other book like this one.” — William G. Bowen, Ithaka and Princeton University

Meticulous research… sending a message that hard work and acting without fear is a winning strategy.. ” — Matthew Goldstein, CUNY


Latest News

  • Webinar on Corequisite Math Remediation

    Please join Dan Douglas, Mari Watanabe-Rose, & me for an 8/30/18, 2 pm Eastern, free webinar (offered by Complete College America), during which we will bust myths about coreq math remediation using the 3-yr follow-up data from our randomized controlled trial (original study: https://bit.ly/2kB9bbH). Please register at https://bit.ly/2nhDPrm .   Read More
  • New Grant to Study Transfer Students

    It is a great pleasure to announce that CUNY (Principal Investigator Alexandra W. Logue and co-Principal Investigator Colin Chellman), partnering with MDRC (co-Principal Investigator Rekha Balu), has been awarded a new 4-yr $1.39 million research grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to study the leaks in the community college …Read More

Latest from the Blog

  • ACE Blog Post About Transfer Panel at Conference

    The American Council on Education has posted on its blog a piece regarding a panel (titled “Strengthening Transfer Pathways to Improve Student Success”) in which I participated along with John Fink of the Community College Research Center, Chris Mullin of Strong Start to Finish, and Jon Turk of ACE (the …Read More
  • Will Devoting Funds to Excelsior Help Students?

    Reposted from Ithaka S+R Blog by permission: Free tuition at all public institutions in a state sounds great. Such a message could encourage students to attend college who would otherwise think it unaffordable, and/or could help students to stay in college.  However, given the particular policies associated with New York’s Excelsior Scholarship, what …Read More