September 19, 2010
In Push for Diversity, Colleges Pay Attention to Socioeconomic Class
It's hard to spot one of the most underrepresented minority groups at many four-year colleges: students and faculty members from the working class.
Efforts to promote campus diversity have tended to gloss over them, focusing instead on members of racial and ethnic minority groups, whose presence or absence is easier to detect. What little research has been done on working-class students and academics—mainly