The Chronicle of Higher Education: 2014 Influence List: Tennessee’s Pitchman

ChronicleThe Chronicle of Higher Education has named Governor Bill Haslam as one of its top nine influencers in higher education for 2014. Haslam is highlighted for his efforts to increase Tennesseans’ access to higher education, particularly through his “Drive to 55” campaign—an effort to get 55 percent of the state’s resident to earn college degrees—and the Tennessee Promise program.