The full-day program included keynote addresses by UC Santa Cruz Professor Chris Benner, UC Davis Professor Marco Molinaro, and CollegeNET CEO Jim Wolfston, in addition to panel discussions, and individual presentations by:
● Debra Griffith, Associate Vice President for Transition and Retention Services, San Jose State
● Rebecca London, Assistant Professor, Sociology, UC Santa Cruz
● Pablo Reguerín, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Achievement and Equity Innovation, UC Santa Cruz
● Rebecca Covarrubias, Assistant Professor, Psychology, UC Santa Cruz
The UC Santa Cruz symposium was co-sponsored by CollegeNET, Inc., developers of the Social Mobility Index (SMI), a data driven ranking that evaluates US colleges and university according to how well they perform at admitting and supporting the success of economically disadvantaged students. For more information about the SMI and the 2017 SMI rankings, visit www.socialmobilityindex.org.