UW-Milwaukee is among the bottom-performing universities for black students, according to a new study from The Education Trust, a non-profit advocacy organization. Only 21 percent of black students graduate from UWM in six years, the study found. Media Milwaukee reporters talked with students and advisors to find out why.
Nia Wilson heard from students and advisors who said everyone has to work harder to help black students succeed:
Some students told Chardanay Hunt that ineffective advising contributes to UWM’s low minority graduation rate:
Talis Shelbourne talked with professionals whose job is to support black students at UWM: