The Institute for Higher Education Policy has named four colleges and universities as winners of the inaugural Champions of Access and Success Award. Joining historically Black Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, are Florida State University, California State University, Northridge, and Miami Dade College in Florida.
The Institute for Higher Education Policy, based in Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit organization founded 20 years ago. The organization seeks to promote access and achievement in higher education for all students. The Champions of Access and Success Award honors “colleges and universities with strong programmatic efforts and promising practices that are driving access and success gains for targeted underserved student populations.”