Graduate School of Education

College Presidents Returning to Classroom

July 14, 2014

Marybeth Gasman, Shaun Harper and Eric Kaplan of the Graduate School of Education are mentioned and highlight Penn’s Executive Doctorate in Higher Education Management program.

Article Source: Diverse

Union Severs Ties With United Negro College Fund Over Koch Donation

July 11, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the Unite Negro College Fund’s decision-making.

Article Source: Vice

Spelman College President Beverly Tatum to Retire Next Year

July 9, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the tenure of Spelman College President Beverly Turner.

Article Source: Diverse

Amending the Higher Education Act of 1965: The Need to Simplify the Financial Aid Application

July 8, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education writes about federal financial aid.

Article Source: The Hill

San Diego State Leading Effort to Document Status of Minority Males in Community Colleges

July 7, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education says, “The Community College Survey of Men now provides actual guidance and good data for folks to determine where the institutional responsibility ought to be focused.”

Article Source: Diverse

Philadelphia Teachers Fight for Seniority in Layoff Decisions

July 6, 2014

Matthew Steinberg of the Graduate School of Education shares his thoughts on how seniority is not a good indicator of teacher effectiveness.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Audio: Nation’s Oldest Black College Struggles to Survive

July 1, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the challenges facing Wilberforce University.

Article Source: WKSU Radio (Ohio)

Historically Black Colleges Are Becoming More White

June 27, 2014

Research conducted on race at historically black colleges and universities by Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Article Source: Time

Experts Cite Strides, Struggles for Blacks in Higher Education Since Juneteenth

June 23, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “We have to stop comparing HBCUs to Ivy League institutions unfairly.”

Article Source: Diverse
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 25, 2014

Penn Plays a Major Role at a Global Forum on Education, Innovation and Democracy

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Penn's International Consortium for Higher Education, Civic Responsibility and Democracy will play a major role in the "Higher Education for Democratic Innovation" global forum this week in Belfast.

Hosted within the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, the International Consortium for Higher Education, Civic Responsibility and Democracy will play a major role in a global forum focused on democracy June 25-27 in Belfast, Nor