Penn GSE AHEAD

AHEAD Executive Director Laura Perna Testifies before House Subcommittee

(L to R) Dr. Charles J. Alexander, Associate Vice Provost for Student Diversity, UCLA; Dr. Laura Perna James S. Riepe Professor, Executive Director for the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy University of Pennsylvania; Congresswoman Virginia Foxx; Dr. Joe May, Chancellor Dallas County Community College District

 On April 30, 2015 Dr. Laura Perna, along with three other experts, testified before the United States of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training on improving college access and completion for low-income and first-generation college students. Dr. Perna focused her testimony on best practices and gave recommendations to guide the Committee's consideration of college access and success programs. More information on her testimony is at http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-gse-s-laura-perna-testifies-house-subcommittee-higher-education-issues