Welcome to the Pullias Center

One of the world’s leading research centers on higher education, the Pullias Center advances innovative, scalable solutions to improve college outcomes for underserved students and to enhance the performance of postsecondary institutions.

  • Led USC Rossier to rank #7 on US News & World Report’s list of higher education administration programs

  • Co-directed by Adrianna Kezar, nationally-renowned expert on leadership, changing faculty trends, and issues of diversity and equity

  • Co-director William Tierney ranked #28 on Education Week’s list of top scholars influencing educational policy and practice

  • 8 faculty members, 4 full-time postdoctoral scholars, 16 research assistants

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