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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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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

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Trips by*

Tim Punke


Total cost of 10 trips: $22,240.00


Trips traveled under the office of Max Baucus

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,239.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: United States-Japan Foundation
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-JAPAN ISSUES
Date: Aug 11, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,021.00
source

Destination: ITHACA, NY
Sponsor: Cornell University (including Medical College)
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $550.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, SEATTLE
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: HIGH TECH/INT'L TRADE ISSUES
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: THAILAND, CAMBODIA
Sponsor: US ASEAN/EMB. THAILAND
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,350.00
source

Destination: JAPAN-TOKYO, KYOTO HIROSHIMA
Sponsor: Japan
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Feb 14, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $8,100.00
source

Destination: CHINA
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: BAUCUS TRIP - TO MEET W/CHINESE OFFICIALS & BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS BILATERAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
Date: Mar 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,480.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Customs and International Trade Bar Association
Purpose: TO GIVE A SPEECH
Date: Oct 15, 2004
Expense: $300.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Tim Punke.


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.