Distinguished Professor of Education, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Senior Scholar, The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, Washington, D.C.
Nominated By: Kathryn M. Snead
Professor Vincent Tinto is currently Distinguished University Professor at Syracuse University and chair of the higher education program. He has carried out research and has written extensively on higher education, particularly on student persistence, retention and the impact of learning communities on student growth and attainment, especially for low-income, under-represented, and under-prepared students.Nominee Portfolio