Mount Wachusett Community College Vice President of External Affairs, Communications and K-12 Partnerships Lea Ann Scales joined a panel of several higher-education professionals at the 2014 College Access and Success Briefing to discuss pathways for underrepresented students.
Presented by Let’s Get Ready and the National Partnership for Educational Access, this year’s event continued a series of annual discussions promoting solutions to the barriers associated with college completion. The discussion took place Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Also participating in the 2014 panel were Richard M. Freeland, commissioner of Higher Education for Massachusetts; Eric Waldo, executive director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative; Martha Savery, director of public affairs and communications for the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority; and Bruce Sacerdote, professor of economics at Dartmouth College.
Chad d’Entremont, executive director of the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy, moderated the three-hour panel discussion.