In the 2016-2017 School year, PeerForward began exploring a novel intervention to one of higher education’s most pressing problems: student persistence. The numbers tell a grim story. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, among 2011-12 first-time beginning postsecondary students, nearly one out of...

PeerForward is pleased to announce long-time leader in the organization, Gary Z. Linnen, will become its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Linnen, currently serving as Managing Director for Program Operations and Innovation, will be responsible for leading PeerForward as it creates new ways to scale...

PeerForward is thrilled to announce we are the winners of the Lumina Prize Judge’s Choice Award for postsecondary education innovation. The contest, run by Big Think and sponsored by the Lumina Foundation, sought to find the next big ideas to improve education and training outcomes after high school.  We are pleased the...

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