Education Trust issued a report on its “Access to Success” initiative where 24
public systems of higher education joined together to strengthen college access
and success for low-income and minority students.
with 23 other public higher education systems, SUNY has pledged that by 2015 it
will dramatically increase retention and graduation rates for
underrepresented minorities and low-income students," said SUNY Chancellor
Nancy L. Zimpher.
“As shown in the
Education Trust report issued today, SUNY has the highest six-year graduation
rate among participating systems --56 percent-- for low-income freshmen.
Most notably, the report highlights that several SUNY campuses,
including New Paltz and Stony Brook University, are doing an exceptional
job of serving low-income and minority students."
mission is to provide educational services of the highest quality, with
the broadest possible access, and our participation in this effort will help us
to achieve our goal of access and success for all students."
Education Trust Press Release is available here.
information on the Education Trust visit: http://www.edtrust.org/
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