By: Courtney Kratz, Opinions Editor
This article is a follow-up to “The Problem with Wealth at Furman,” a piece I wrote in response to the Equality of Opportunity Project’s 2017 study on economic diversity in higher education. I’ve met with a number of Furman administrators, including the president, to discuss the problem of economic diversity at Furman. I hope to address their concerns, the pervasiveness of the problem and possible solutions. For your convenience, the following includes some of the data that prompted me to write.