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Risks and Costs in the Quest for Social Mobility through Higher Education
The road to college completion, particularly for low-income students of color, is lined with potholes.
Recognizing the Reality of Working College Students
Many of today’s undergraduates are working for pay. Changes in public policy and institutional practice are needed to reduce financial need and ensure that work “works” for students.
Why I Go to Prison: A Teacher’s Plea for (Societal) Clemency
A prison educator reflects on the challenges, rewards, and social benefits of teaching incarcerated students.
Data Snapshot: Graduate Students, Social Class, and Academia’s Promise
Do graduate programs provide real upward mobility, or are they a revolving door for the elite?
Data Snapshot: Is Higher Education a Pipeline to the American Dream?
Big data can help universities improve social mobility.

Chapter Profile

Hampshire College AAUP Chapter
The revival of a long-dormant chapter made a critical difference at a time of crisis.

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Book Reviews

Academic Freedom under Threat

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