Diversity in Academe

At Illinois College, a Fellowship Helps Students Succeed

Illinois College

Ryan Flynn (right, in the library archives at Illinois College), says the Yates 
Fellowship Program gave him connections other students didn’t have.
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Nearly half of the students at Illinois College are the first in their families to go to college. But only 18 of the roughly 275 freshmen who enroll each year at the private institution in Jacksonville, Ill., are admitted to the Yates Fellowship...

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