From Factory To Silicon Valley C-Suite: My Community College Journey

By Don Proctor, founder and CEO of Bk97 Digital and experienced Silicon Valley executive, is a guest contributor for the College Promise Campaign This post was previously posted on Forbes.com “If you’re smart, can’t you go to any college you want?” The simple answer is no. You can perhaps get accepted to any college you […]

To Those Affected by the Southern California Wildfires

On behalf of the College Promise Campaign, we want to let you know that our thoughts are with you, your students, faculty, staff, and administrators as you address the challenges and devastation of the southern California wildfires. Please reach out to us as we are ready to help in whatever ways we can. Please know […]

Making Promises: Designing College Promise Plans Worth Keeping

Michael Dannenberg and Konrad Mugglestone correctly observe that, “nearly every Democrat — and likely a number of Republicans — running for office statewide this cycle will propose some sort of college affordability plan. If those plans are going to deliver as promised and not backfire on large numbers of students, families, and taxpayers, they need […]

Seattle Mayor Durkan’s Free Community College Plan

On her first full day in office, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan (D) fulfilled a campaign pledge by signing an executive order to make a community and technical college education free for the city’s recent high school graduates. City officials will have 100 days to draft a framework for the Seattle Promise Tuition Program, which […]


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