Solutions exist to address college affordability issues and improve access, eliminating disparities for underrepresented student groups and increasing college completion rates for Illinois overall.

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We partner with colleges and universities leading campus-based equity-driven strategies.

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Research and Data

We conduct original data-driven research on student success inequities in Illinois to raise awareness about disparities and encourage advocacy for actions to eliminate them.

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Explore our tools for equity—resources created for higher education leaders and practitioners committed to driving campus change.

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Report: A Framework for Equity in Illinois

Here’s our playbook for how lawmakers can make more equity-centered higher education appropriations.

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ILEA Equity Plans

See how Illinois Equity in Attainment initiative (ILEA) partners are working to eliminate racial and socioeconomic disparities in degree completion on their campuses.

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