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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The pernicious gaps in college success for low income and students of color (young and adult) have plagued the American higher education system for decades. After some progress in closing gaps in the 1960-70s, ...

Friday, October 30, 2015

Higher education is essential to the economic and social well-being of individuals and the societies in which we live. Yet, despite the importance of higher education, the likelihood of completing a college degree varies dramatically based on a student’s family income, race/ethnicity, and other...

Monday, September 21, 2015

On September 18, 2015, I delivered the luncheon keynote address at the 2015 Kansas-Missouri Summit on Access, Persistence and Completion in Higher Education. Drawing from a range of relevant data and prior research, I stressed the importance of...