President Speaks: How colleges can improve students’ social mobility
There is no doubt that access to higher education is one of the keys to unlocking barriers to upward social mobility, which is the opportunity for individuals to move from one socioeconomic class to another. As "the great equalizer," higher education is the engine behind economic growth and prosperity in today's knowledge society and, for the individual, the key to greater earning potential and financial security.
Originally published: September 27, 2019
Author: John R. Broderick
Institution: Old Dominion University
Published by: Higher Ed Dive