Freeman Hrabowski and the Graduation Gap | WYPR

Freeman Hrabowski and the Graduation Gap

Jul 30, 2014

Americans from poor families are far less likely to graduate from college than their better-off counterparts, a fact with major implications for society. We'll talk about the college graduation gap with Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County; and David Laude, University of Texas at Austin senior vice provost for enrollment and graduation management, who created a successful program that improved graduation rates.

High-achieving students from low-income families are far less likely to graduate from college than their more well-to-do peers.