This week the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the Cooke Prize for Equity in Education Excellence, a $1 million award recognizing colleges supporting high-performing students with financial need. This year's recipient is Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
The New York Times, The Guardian and The Huffington Post, among many others, featured the new prize following the announcement. To learn more about the prize and hear from Cooke Foundation Executive Director Harold O. Levy and Vassar President Catharine Hill, check out the brief video below.