I stand in front of an auditorium of 300 students at a new student orientation, and half of them are raising their hands. I’ve just asked them a question: How many of you are the first in your family to attend college? At first, the hands stagger up, tentatively. Then I ask them to look […]
Author Archives: Carolyn Thomas
Carolyn Thomas is vice provost, dean for undergraduate education and a professor of American Studies at University of California, Davis.