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This year’s conference theme, "Strength in Numbers," is a celebration of a decade of data-informed progress from across our network and an opportunity to discuss our future direction. Join us for our 10th-anniversary celebration. We will look back at the evidence-informed progress we’ve made as a sector but also look forward to the pressing issues of the day. This year the event will take place at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA from May 20–22, 2019. 

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Bridget Long

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics
Bridget Terry Long, Saris Professor of Education and Economics, is the 12th Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). A member of the HGSE faculty since 2000, Long served as academic dean from 2013 to 2017 and was previously the faculty director of the Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs from 2010 to 2013.
Long is an economist whose research focuses on the impact of affordability, academic preparation, and information on college student access and success. As part of this work, she and co-authors have developed and tested a series of interventions designed to support families and students as they save for college, complete financial aid forms, and persist in higher education. Long’s other research projects have examined the role of developmental/remedial education, instructor quality, and class size on college student success.