MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
In this issue of Inquiry, we share with you our current efforts related to increasing access to college for low-income and underrepresented students. This past February, the Pew Research Center reported that Millennial college graduates ages 25 through 32 who are working full time earn more annually—about $17,500 more—than employed young adults holding only a high school diploma. This pay gap is significantly larger than in previous generations. Pew also found that about nine in 10 graduates with at least a bachelor’s degree say that college has already paid off (72 percent) or will pay off in the future (17 percent).