“Lighting the Path” to Promote Equity in Postsecondary Attainment

May 2022


By Leanne Davis, Jennifer Pocai, Jason L. Taylor, Sheena A. Kauppila, and Paul Rubin

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) and Degrees When Due Research Team



Excerpt from the IHEP website:


"Lighting the Path shares key findings from Degrees When Due, a nationwide completion initiative to reengage students and build institutional capacity...The report sets forth key findings on barriers to reenrollment, persistence, and completion; outlines strategies to best support returning students; and offers recommendations for policymakers at every level—institutional, state, and federal—to promote equitable degree completion."