Graduate School of Education

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
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 24, 2014

Penn’s Dennis Culhane to Address White House Conference on Use of Integrated Data

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Dennis Culhane, a researcher at the School of Social Policy & Practice, will talk about how integrated administrative data might serve as a new way to build credible evidence that shows “what works” in funding social programs.

Dennis Culhane, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, will speak at a conference hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the

Forward Thinking HBCU Presidents: Beverly Daniel Tatum

July 23, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Felecia Commodore of the Graduate School of Education profile significant presidents of historic black colleges and universities such as Beverly Daniel Tatum of Spelman College.

Article Source: HBCU Lifestyle

Are ‘Micro-Scholarships’ the Key to the Financial Aid Lock?

July 22, 2014

The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan is cited in an article written by an incoming graduate student of the Graduate School of Education.

Article Source: Forbes.com

Historically Black Colleges Face Uncertain Future

July 22, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education suggests that states should support historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Associated Press