Graduate School of Education

HBCUs Looking Abroad in Effort to Remain Competitive

August 19, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on how financial barriers limit students from taking advantage of study abroad programs offered by historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Diverse

ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged, but Participation Hits New High

August 20, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on entrance exam scoring.

Article Source: Education Week
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 19, 2014

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen

WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018

WHEN:          Aug. 22, 2014, 11am

Obamacare Revives an Old Question: Are Student Workers Employees?

August 18, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the academic success of students who work on campus.

Rising Confidence in Online Higher Ed

August 13, 2014

Timothy Zimmer of the Graduate School of Education wrote this article about the gaining acceptance of online college courses.

Article Source: Forbes

To Work Better, Work Less

August 8, 2014

Alexandra Michel of the Graduate School of Education shares findings of a study on work-life balance. 

Article Source: The Atlantic

A Need for Strategy and Investment in HBCUs

July 31, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes her thoughts on investing in historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: TheHill.com

A Focus on Specific Dropouts Can Help Colleges Raise Completion Rates

July 29, 2014

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of helping students finish college.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 28, 2014

Moving AHEAD: Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy at Penn

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Researchers from Penn's Graduate School of Education are advancing higher education and open, equitable societies around the world through the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy.

Seven faculty members from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania are advancing higher education and fostering open, equitable societies around the globe through the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy, or AHEAD.

Higher Ed Official Suggests Changes to Federal Aid

July 24, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on efforts to tie funding to performance metrics.

Article Source: Louisville Courier-Journal