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$200K Gates Foundation Grant Aims to Help UH Boost College-Going Rates in Hawaii

·By civilbeat

The University of Hawaii has received a $200,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for its efforts to increase the percentage of people in the state who have college degrees.

UH joins a group of 11 other universities that are serving as laboratories for innovative approaches to higher education transformation. UH for its part is developing tools that provide students and administrators with real-time information on academic progress to help students complete their degree programs on time. 

UH Interim President David Lassner pointed out in a press release that less