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Gwendolyn Freed

Director of Development

Gwendolyn Freed is director of development at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She previously served as vice president for institutional advancement at Cornish College of the Arts, executive director of the college scholarship organization Wallin Education Partners, and vice president for marketing and communication at Gustavus Adolphus College. Her writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and The Higher Education Handbook of Theory and Research. She holds a PhD in Educational Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota, an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the Humphrey School, and music degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and The Juilliard School.

In The Media

In this commentary, Mitch Pearlstein of the Center of the American Experiment discusses the strong bias on behalf of four-year degrees in the United States. He mentions a report on the subject co-authored by Gwendolyn Freed, Humphrey School's director of development. 

Star Tribune
May 31, 2019