Impact of demographics upon developmental education

Swail, W. S. (2002). Higher education and the new demographics: Questions for policy. Change Magazine, 34(4), 15-23.
The author notes the changing demographics of higher education which lead to increasing diversity upon entry into the institution, but at the same time reveal that low-income, first generation, and students of color are less likely to graduate than their counterparts. The author asks many policy questions that will need to be answered as higher education is held accountable for producing an educated workforce from the rapidly growing diverse population of the country.