Sarah Saxton-Frump

Co-Counder and Chief Operating Officer
Peloton U

Sarah Saxton-Frump is the co-founder and chief operating officer of PelotonU, an organization that ensures working adults can earn a college degree. Based in Austin, TX, their students graduate at five times the rate of their peers, with little-to-no debt. She designed PelotonU’s college completion program and now runs their innovation lab, which both trains new organizations to launch their own version of the model and also tests new ways to expand access to the model. With her co-founder, Hudson Baird, she charts PelotonU’s vision, strategy and organizational growth. She also oversees their grant writing, hiring, operations and data, and culture. Prior to PelotonU, she worked at KIPP Austin as a high school teacher and principal, and served as a Teach for America corps member in Brownsville, TX. She holds a BA in Political Theory and Public Policy from Brown University and a M.Ed in Education Administration from National-Louis University, which she earned while working full time.



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