PUP Speaks brings you the expertise of the academy in an accessible way, offering speakers whose research gets to the bottom of the most important topics of the day. Here Rachel Gable, Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Virginia Commonwealth University and author of The Hidden Curriculum: First Generation Students at Legacy Universities, presents the results of her investigation into the difficulties first generation students must overcome to succeed. Learn more about Rachel and her research.
About the Author
Rachel Gable is director of institutional effectiveness at Virginia Commonwealth University and holds a doctorate in education from Harvard University. She lives in Richmond, Virginia.