TITLE

Accessibility to the PhD and Professoriate for First-Generation College Graduates: Review and Implications for Students, Faculty, and Campus Policies

AUTHOR(S)
Kniffin, Kevin M.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
American Academic;2007, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the experiences of first-generation college students and their access to doctor of philosophy degree (PhD) and professoriate. It states that few of the first-generation college students who earned bachelor's degrees attend and complete professional or graduate degree programs. It explores studies regarding the experiences of first-generation college students from undergraduate admissions through completion of a doctoral degree and achievement of tenure.
ACCESSION #
61013364

 

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