🎙️ Ep 5 · Ed on the Edge | Reimagining Higher Ed for Scale Impact: Dr. Bridget Burns
Dr. Bridget Burns is the Founding CEO of the University Innovation Alliance.
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Dr. Bridget Burns is a trusted higher education advisor dedicated to improving outcomes for underserved students. As founding CEO of the University Innovation Alliance, she helps universities rapidly implement and scale innovations that have increased the alliance's low-income graduates by 46% and graduates of color by 85% since 2014.
Named one of the "16 Most Innovative People in Higher Education," Dr. Burns draws on her extensive experience in Oregon higher education policy and as an ACE Fellow at ASU to transform how institutions support disadvantaged students. Her work has been featured nationally from The New York Times to 60 Minutes for its ability to spread effective solutions through cross-campus collaboration. Passionate about equity in education, Dr. Burns wants to shift the culture to be more courageous in openly addressing failures so we can collectively redesign the student experience.