Albany State University Selected for Transformation Accelerator Cohort
The illustrious Albany State University has been selected to participate in the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Transformation Accelerator Cohort. The ASSCU is a platform for colleges and universities to compare and analyze key performance metrics across institutions to drive regional economic mobility through student access and success while helping to solve their communities’ most pressing challenges.
Albany State University President, Marion Ross Fedrick, stated “Everything we strive to accomplish is for the greater good of our students. We are honored to be included in this diverse cohort that will allow us the enhancement needed for our transformative efforts to mend the equity gap that our students experience.” Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Angela Peters, stated “At ASU our focus is on student success and how we can do the most good in areas of need. We are delighted to be part of a partnership with some of the brightest and accomplished practitioners in the field of education. ASU will greatly benefit from this initiative in the near and long term.”
ASU is one of the fifteen institutions chosen to help achieve student success goals and close equity gaps for Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and low-income students. The two-year Transformation Accelerator Cohort will work to bring together diverse teams from each of the chosen institutions to collaboratively work on student success and peer-to-peer learning through utilizing tools and strategies to engage in national networks supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Click here for more information.