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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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Back to The Data

Office of

Max Baucus


Total cost of 176 office trips: $293,589.73


Trips by Max Baucus
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $7,102.55

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD MEETING RE: GOVERNMENT POLICY ISSUES CONCERNING AMERICAN BUSINESS
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $3,852.55
source

Destination: CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Sep 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: CHINA (BEIJING & SHANGHAI)
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: TO MEET WITH CHINESE OFFICIALS AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS BILATERAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
Date: Mar 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,650.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Max Baucus

Ryan Abraham
Sara Andrews
Shara Aranoff
Lara Birkes
Diana Birkett
Jonathan Blum
Pat Bousliman
Karen Bridges
Simon Chabel
Andrea Cohen
Jay Driscoll
Michael Evans
Kim Falcon
James Foley
Jeff Forbes
Elizabeth Fowler
Maria Freese
Matt Genasci
Jodi George
John Gilliland
Devin Goodman
Laura Hayes
Patrick Heck
Daryl Herman
Angela Hofmann
Shawn Johnson
Matt Jones
Ronnie Keller
Kate Kirchgraber
Brian Kuehl
Anya Landau
Janis Lazda
Dawn Levy
Elizabeth Liebschutz
Holly Luck
Demetrios Malantis
Demetrios Marantis
Anela Marshall
Jim Messina
Christopher Miller
Judy Miller
Michael Mongan
Melissa Mueller
Brian Pomper
Brian Ponper
Theodore Posner
Cary Pugh
Tim Punke
Anita Rizek
Sara Roberts
Jonathan Salib
Ben Sather
David Schwartz
John Shepard
Tom Sliter
Carolyn Smith
Doug Steiger
Daniel Stein
Matthew Stores
Russ Sullivan
John Van Atta
Alice Weiss
Ira Wolf



American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.