Bridge Project Staff


 
Project Staff
 

Management

The project was managed by Professor Michael Kirst, Associate Director of the Stanford Institute for Higher Education Research (SIHER), and by former Project Director Andrea Venezia.

Steering Committee

Patrick Callan
National Center for Public Policy
and Higher Education
San Jose, CA

David Conley
Oregon State System of Higher
Education
Eugene, OR

Gerald C. Hayward
Policy Analysis for California Education
Sacramento, CA

Bruce Johnstone
State University of New York
Buffalo, NY

Yolanda Moses
American Association for Higher Education
Washington, DC

Cynthia Schmeiser
American College Testing
Iowa City, IA

Lauri Steel
Delta Analysis Group
Los Altos, CA

Carl Cohn
Long Beach Unified School District
Long Beach, CA

James England
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Philadelphia, PA

Sylvia Hurtado
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Patricia McDonough
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Claire Pelton
The College Board
San Jose, CA

Jan Somerville
Association of System Heads
Washington, D.C.

Researchers

In addition to Michael Kirst and Andrea Venezia, the research staff includes Stanford University Assistant Professor of Education Anthony Lising Antonio and Stanford University Graduate Research Assistants Samuel Bersola, Andrea Bueschel, Frances Contreras, and Julien Vasquez Heilig.

Bridge Project researchers by state

California

Phase One:
Michael Kirst, Stanford University
Amy Hightower, Stanford University

Phase Two:
Sam Bersola, Stanford University


Georgia
Phase One:
Caroline Turner, Arizona State University
Jim Hearn, University of Minnesota

Phase Two:

Caroline Turner, Arizona State University

Illinois
Phase One:
Michael Kirst, Stanford University
Frances Contreras, Stanford University

Phase Two:

Betty Merchant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne

Maryland
Phase One:
Frank Schmidlein, University of Maryland College Park
Toby Milton, higher education consultant, Maryland
Rick Mintrop, University of Maryland College Park

Phase Two:

Rick Mintrop, University of Maryland College Park

Oregon
Phases One and Two:
Andrea Venezia, Stanford University
Andrea Bueschel, Stanford University

Texas
Phases One and Two:
Andrea Venezia, Stanford University

RAND
Laura Hamilton