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Foundations Institutions make the first college year a high priority for the faculty.

These institutions are characterized by a culture of faculty responsibility for the first year that is realized through high-quality instruction in first-year classes and substantial interaction between faculty and first-year students both inside and outside the classroom. This culture of responsibility is nurtured by chief academic officers, deans, and department chairs and supported by the institutions’ reward systems.

Committee Members:

  • Margaret MacNeil
  • Shereen Inayatulla
  • Susan Austin
  • Jonathan Quash
  • Sarah Kate Gillespie
  • Xiaodan Zhang
  • Olajide Oladipo
  • Shweta Jain