Dr. Berkopes of the Mathematical Sciences at IUPUI and Founder and CEO of Crossroads Education is at the alliance level leadership for designing and implementing the Indiana LSAMP initiative that has the goals of achieving the following:
100 percent increase in the number of minority students earning STEM degrees, the alliance will apply three broad strategies:
- Strengthen underrepresented minority students' academic preparation and disciplinary engagement.
- Increase student retention and graduation.
- Facilitate students' transition from community college to four-year institutions.