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Beth Bean


Strada Institute for the Future of Work

Beth Bean is the Director of the Strada Institute for the Future of Work, an institute dedicated to researching the future to advance our learning ecosystem. Prior to joining Strada in March of 2018, Beth served as the Chief Strategy and Research Officer for the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Before joining the department in 2011, Bean served in several roles in higher education administration at public and private institutions. She is a proud first generation student who received her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Denver, her master’s degree from Saint Louis University and her bachelor’s degree from DePauw University in Indiana.