2020

Essays

Will the Dual Crises of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Climate Change be Portals to Widening Opportunity or Will the Doors Close Even Tighter? (.pdf)
By Margaret Cahalan

Where Do We Go from Here? Reflections on the Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education in the United States from Two Recent TRIO Graduates (.pdf)
By Marisha Addison and Chelsea Murray

Presentations

A Warm Welcome From the Equity Indicators — 2020 Project Team at Pell Institute of COE and PennAHEAD of University of Pennsylvania (.pdf)
By Margaret W. Cahalan, Laura W. Perna, Marisha Addison, Chelsea Murray, Pooja R. Patel and Nathan Jiang

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States, 2020 — “Will Crisis Open a Portal to Expanding Opportunity or Will More Doors Close?” — Shared Dialogue Discussion Guide (.pdf)

2017

Essays

The Geography of College Attainment: Dismantling Rural “Disadvantage” (.pdf)
By Roman Ruiz and Laura W. Perna

Presentations

Advisory Board Meeting — Improving Equity in Higher Education Attainment in the United States (.pdf)

2016

Essays

Is Higher Education a Human Right or a Competitive Investment Commodity? (.pdf)
By Margaret Cahalan, Khadish Franklin, and Mika Yamashita

Eight Proposals to Help Inform Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act with a Focus on Financial Aid (.pdf)
By Tom Mortenson

Reducing the Stratification of College “Choice” (.pdf)
By Laura W. Perna and Roman Ruiz

Presentations

Visioning a More Equitable Higher Education System in the United States: A Dialogue about Historical Trends and Proposals for HEA Reauthorization (.pdf)
By Margaret Cahalan, Mika Yamashita, Khadish Franklin, and Tom Mortenson

Second Annual Release of the Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States: 2016 Historical Trend Report and the Search for Solutions-Shared Dialogues (.pdf)
By Margaret Cahalan, Mika Yamashita, Khadish Franklin, Laura Perna, and Roman Ruiz

Financial Barriers to Opportunity for Higher Education (.pdf)
By Tom Mortenson

Search for Solutions-Shared Dialogues (.pdf)

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States, 2016 — Search for Solutions-Shared Dialogues (.pdf)

2015

Essays

Sixteen Strategies for Widening Equity of Participation in Higher Education in the United States: Reflections from International Comparisons (.pdf)
By Margaret Cahalan, Ph.D.

Improving Equity in Higher Education Attainment: A National Imperative (.pdf)
By Laura W. Perna and James S. Riepe

Presentations

Equity in Higher Education: A National Imperative Search for Solutions Dialogues (.pdf)
By Margaret Cahalan and Laura W. Perna

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States, 2015 — Search for Solutions Shared Dialogues (.pdf)