From the Farmlands to the Quad
J. Brian Charles, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Ty McNamee, an assistant professor of higher education at the University of Mississippi, has studied the challenges students from rural areas face in pursuing higher education. Many, if not most students, are disconnected from tangible evidence of the benefits that come from a college degree, he says.
These students need support—and instilled with the message that they, too, have a place in higher education.