About This Reading Group

This group is reading Paying the Price by Sara Goldrick-Rab and discussing the implications of financial aid, the rising cost of college, and the future of higher education. Participants will meet for one hour per week to connect, share, and grow with one another.

Step 1 – Read

Week 1* – Chapters 1 & 2
Week 2 – Chapters 3 & 4
Week 3 – Chapters 5 & 6
Week 4 – Chapters 7 & 8
Week 5 – Chapters 9 & 10
Week 6 – Discussion

*Week 1 Starts January 30th (2017).

Step 2 – Write

Write a reflection as a blog post (or on your own) after you complete the assigned weekly chapters.  If you want your reflections to appear on this website, work with Keegan Long-Wheeler to get your blog posts to syndicate here.

You can read the posts from this reading group here.

Step 3 – Meet

Thursday’s Group – February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9 (2017)
Friday’s Group – Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10 (2017)

Special Presentation

Sara Goldrick-Rab
author of Paying the Price
Tuesday, February 21st (2017)
7:30PM in Gaylord Hall

Blog

Looking Closer at Oklahoma and National Pell Grant Data

For the past five weeks, I’ve been leading a faculty reading group with Mark Morvant on Paying the Price by Sara Goldrick-Rab. This has been a great experience given the fact that I didn’t feel I would have time to be involved in Bryan Alexander’s online group like I was for We Make the Road By Walking. […]