Tag: first-gen

Educational Stages, Higher Education

President Speaks: I was a first-gen student. Here’s what’s changed, and what work is left to do.

July 11, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

It’s a commencement speech standard that never fails to generate rousing applause: “If you are the first in your family to earn a college degree, please stand.” I said those words in May at 16 separate in-person commencement ceremonies here […]