To further the research, technical assistance and educational programming provided by the Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence, additional private and public sector funding is needed.  Contributions to CHERE, via the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education, are fully tax deductible.

For additional information, contact David Johnston at 203.640.6201 or

Thank You!

The Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence extends our appreciation to the follow donors for their gracious financial support of our work.



The Travelers Foundation

J. Walter Bissell Foundation


The Xerox Foundation

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The Reiss Family Foundation


Judge Ben & Joan Cohen
Maplewood, NJ

Jill Coleman
Springfield, VT

Judge Noel Fidel
Phoenix, AZ

Jeffrey Futter
Cold Springs Harbor, NY

Donald Glazer
Newton, Mass.

Dwight Johnson
Hartford, CT

Alan and JoAnne Keiller
Brownsville, VT

Dennis and Susie Kaufman
Norwich, VT

Stephen Lanfer
Yarmouth, Maine

Dr. Richard Lieberman
Petaluma, CA

Wayne LoCurto
Westport, CT

Howard Luxenberg
Newington, CT

Dr. James Makol
Granite Bay, CA

T.J. Michalski
West Hartford, CT

Allen Nadler
Fort Lauderdale, FLA

Richard Reiss, Jr.
New York City

Alan Rottenberg
Newton, MA

Allan Ryan
Cambridge, MA

Robert Serenbetz
Newtown, PA

Chuck Sherman
Stratford, VT

Fred Silberman
West Hartford, CT

Gregory Simpson
Cromwell, CT

Adam Stolpen
Westport, CT

James Sutherland
Ridgewood, NJ

Jessica Winograd
Southbury, CT

Roy Yaffe
Philadelphia, PA