Serving Adult Learners: An Equity Imperative
Despite its stodgy reputation, American higher education has shown a remarkable knack for adaptation, evolving to meet the needs of shifting demographics many times over. Colleges are now working to reorient themselves around the needs of a generation of adult learners that’s more diverse in age, race, income, and profession than any in history. Four presidents discuss how this is not just a practical and financial necessity for colleges: it represents a social justice and equity imperative.
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