2015-16
Anthony P. Carnevale
“Higher Education and Democratic Capitalism”

2014-15
Thomas Bailey
“Redesigning America’s Community Colleges”

2013-14
David T. Conley
“Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core”

2012-13
Bridget Terry Long
“How Has the Great Recession Changed American Higher Education?”

2011-12
Phillip ‘Uri’ Treisman
“The Rapidly Evolving Landscape of Developmental Math Education: A National Perspective”

2010-11
Claude Steele
“Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do”

2009-10
William G. Bowen
“Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America’s Public Universities”