Graduate School of Education

Friday Fact in Brief: The Scope of Minority Serving Institutions

May 16, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the role of minority serving institutions in higher education.

Article Source: Higher Ed Today

Bill Would Create New Grants to Support Innovation at HBCUs

May 14, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education recommends that federal investments should focus on fund-raising infrastructure.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 12, 2014

Penn GSE Researcher Helps MTV Launch Anti-Bias Campaign

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MTV has launched Look Different, a new anti-bias campaign, with the help of Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, the associate director of the International Educational Development Program at Penn's Graduate School of Education.

One researcher at the University of Pennsylvania wants her MTV -- and has contributed to the development of the network’s new anti-bias campaign, Look Different.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 12, 2014

As Both Student and Teacher, Penn’s Trey Smith Impacts Philadelphia Education

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From Beauregard, Ala., to Washington, D.C., John “Trey” Smith III is invested in the success of America’s education system.

By Marjorie Ferrone

From Beauregard, Ala., to Washington, D.C., John “Trey” Smith III is invested in the success of America’s education system.

Report: Funding, Institutional Support Lacking for Historically Black Public Colleges

May 7, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “The data just shows that these institutions are playing this deeply disproportionate role with respect to Blacks in higher education.”

Article Source: Diverse

New School Discipline Program Finding Success in Middle Georgia

May 3, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education says, “Teachers bring with them cultural assumptions to the classroom and to the children they interact with.”

Article Source: Telegraph

Audio: Black Colleges Face State Funding Crunch

May 1, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the shrinking state support of historically black colleges and universities.

African American Students Weigh Campus Attitudes in Picking Colleges

April 30, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about promoting success for black male students.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Faculty Union, a Rarity at HBCUs, Is Poised to Emerge at Howard U.

April 30, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about adjunct instructors unionizing at Howard University.

Report Calls for Reform in State’s Higher Education Master Plan

April 28, 2014

A report by the Institute for Research on Higher Education led by Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times