Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-140) and index.
"As more and more of the college-going population is made up of those who are the first in their families to attend college, institutions need to find ways to help these students succeed if they expect to maintain enrollments. This groundbreaking resource explores the challenges and barriers to first-generation students and offers a wealth of helpful recommendations for helping these students succeed in their academic careers. This book helps leaders in academic and student affairs to understand these special challenges and how best to meet them"-- Provided by publisher.
Lee Ward, Michael J. Siegel, Zebulun Davenport ; foreword by John N. Gardner.
The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Machine generated contents note: Foreword (John N. Gardner)PrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the Authors1. Who Are First-Generation Students?2. Transition into College3. Transition Through College4. Class, Culture, Race, and Ethnicity5. Transforming How We Work with First-Generation Students6. A Holistic Approach to Student SuccessReferencesIndex.