A project of the American Council on Education.
* To make the case to institutional leaders and policy makers that low-income adults are a vital part of the college student population, who possess unique characteristics, face significant challenges, and require greater attention and assistance than traditional students.
* To identify proven policies and programs that help low-income adults meet their educational goals, as well as spotlight existing institutional and public policy barriers that impede the academic progress of these individuals.
* To prompt action among institutional and policy leaders to improve the academic success of low-income adults.
Improving Lives Through Higher Education: Campus Programs and Policies for Low Income Adults