The Postsecondary National Policy Institute
The leading source of professional development for current and
prospective federal policymakers who work on higher education issues.
PNPI is the leading source of professional development for current and prospective policymakers who work on federal higher education issues. The only program of its kind in the postsecondary space, PNPI’s professional development events provide participants with an opportunity to consider a full range of higher education topics, while engaging in constructive dialogue with postsecondary leaders, researchers and their peers. In addition, PNPI publishes primers, factsheets and research summaries on a full-range of postsecondary issues that are posted and regularly updated on their website
What We Do
Summaries of recent postsecondary research reports
Postsecondary issue primers
Higher education stats grouped by themes
More about how PNPI supports congressional staff working on higher education issues
More about how PNPI is working to “build the bench” of future federal policymakers
VIDEOS & PODCASTS
Listen to higher education related podcasts, view testimonials from PNPI events and watch animations related to postsecondary topics.
A primer on higher education loan servicing. Federal student loans play a crucial role in ensuring access to an affordable higher educa...
First-Generation and Continuing-Generation College Students: A Comparison of High School and Postsecondary Experiences
First-Generation and Continuing-Generation College Students: A Comparison of High School and Postsecondary Experiences By Jacob ...
Students Need More Information to Help Reduce Challenges in Transferring College Credits By Jared Bass In a recent report from...
CFPB Data Point: Student Loan Repayment By Jael Greene A recent report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) exam...