2018
John B. King Jr.
“Toward Educational Justice: Student Success at CUNY and Beyond”

2017
Sandy Baum
“Student Debt: Rhetoric and Realities of Higher Education Financing”

2016
Anthony P. Carnevale
“Higher Education and Democratic Capitalism”

2015
Thomas Bailey
“Redesigning America’s Community Colleges”

2014
David T. Conley
“Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core”

2013
Bridget Terry Long
“How Has the Great Recession Changed American Higher Education?”

2012
Phillip ‘Uri’ Treisman
“The Rapidly Evolving Landscape of Developmental Math Education: A National Perspective”

2011
Claude Steele
“Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do”

2010
William G. Bowen
“Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America’s Public Universities”