RTAC is a part of USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) 2.0 portfolio of programs, which is managed by the agency’s U.S. Global Development Lab.

The four-year contract is led by NORC at the University of Chicago in collaboration with its partners, including the following institutions:

  • University of Chicago:
    • The Harris School of Public Policy;
    • International Innovations Corps;
    • University of Chicago Center in Delhi; and
    • Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflict
  • DevLab@Duke University;
  • Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD);
  • Arizona State University (ASU);
  • United Negro College Fund (UNCF);
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC);
  • Resilient Africa Network (RAN) at Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda);
  • Centro de Investigación de la Universidad del Pacifico (CIUP) (Lima, Peru);
  • Institute of International Education (IIE);
  • Population Reference Bureau (PRB);
  • Davis Management Group; and
  • Forum One