Press Release: Cooke Foundation Awards Vassar College Inaugural $1 million prize

The Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence is the largest award in the nation recognizing a college making strides in enrolling low-income students and supporting them to successful graduation. Recipient Vassar College will apply the Cooke Prize to programs for lower-income students, “first generation” students (the first in their family to attend college), and undocumented students, so-called “DREAMers.”

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