Timothy Renick, senior vice president for student success, is the winner of the 2018 Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education for Higher Education. The award recognizes outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education through successful, innovative approaches. McGraw Prize winners were recognized in three global categories: Higher Education, Learning Science Research and Pre-K-12 Education.
A prestigious award, the McGraw Prize is administered through a collaboration among The Harold W. McGraw Jr. Family Foundation, McGraw-Hill Education and Arizona State University. McGraw prizes were awarded in three categories. Renick won the higher education prize for using analytics to increase graduation rates and eliminate achievement gaps at Georgia State.
“This year’s winners exemplify the highest standards of educational leadership,” said Harold McGraw III, the former chairman and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies. “They’ve also delivered outstanding and measurable results that have improved achievement and created opportunities for students in the classroom and beyond.”