Arthur Levine (Project Director) is President of The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Previously, he served as President and Professor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University; and before that, as Chair of the Higher Education program and Chair of the Institute for Educational Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He was formerly President of Bradford College (1982-1989) and Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Foundation and Carnegie Council for Policy Studies in Higher Education (1975-1982). Levine has served as consultant to more than 250 colleges and universities, and he currently sits on the Boards of Blackboard, Inc., and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities. Levine's writing frequently appears in such publications as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. His most recent book is When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today's College Student (with Jeanette S. Cureton), published in 1998.
Alvin Sanoff (Project Manager) is the former managing editor of U.S. News and World Report’s “America's Best Colleges” and “America's Best Graduate Schools.” He has been a consultant to numerous colleges and universities on strategic planning, internal and external communications, marketing, distance education, and other issues. He writes articles on higher education for USA Today, Washingtonian Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and many other outlets. His recent work includes directing a Kauffman Foundation project that looked at the preparation of teachers in the Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kan. public schools, and he wrote the lead article for the Lumina Foundation’s inaugural Focus magazine (“Restricted Access,” Summer 2003).