Confronting Poverty Among College Students
Learning from High School Students in Poverty to Inform Policy and Practice in College
H. Richard Milner IV, Ph.D.
Dr. Milner is the Helen Faison Endowed Chair of Urban Education, professor of education and director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as a fellow of the American Educational Research Association.
He is the author of the award-winning book Start Where You Are But Don’t Stay There: Understanding diversity, opportunity gaps, and teaching in today’s classrooms. Dr. Milner’s research examines practices and policies that support teacher success in urban schools.
The conference will include workshops on how to support under-resourced students in a college setting and breakout sessions regarding academic research and interventions to help under-resourced students navigate college, achieve their educational goals and move out of poverty.