The Changing Profile of College Access: The Truman Commission and Enrollment Patterns in the Postwar Era


  • Dongbin Kim is an assistant professor and John L. Rury a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Kansas. They would like to acknowledge the assistance of Christopher Morphew (University of Georgia), Elise Miller and Tom Snyder (National Center for Education Statistics), along with Julie Reuben and Linda Eisenmann, in preparing this article.