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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 31, 2014

Penn Graduate Student Named #17 of the Top 100 Most Powerful Arab Women

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At age 24, Penn Graduate School of Education student, Maha Laziri, is one of the youngest women featured on this year’s list of 100 Most Powerful Arab Women. Her work in international development landed her at #17 on the list, published by Arabian Business.

Students from the University of Pennsylvania really do change the world.

Maha Laziri, 24, a student in Penn’s Graduate School of Education, is already making a difference in remote villages of Morocco.

Presidents in Denial

March 31, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about college presidents in denial about campus race relations.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

In a Buyer’s Market, Colleges Become Fluent in the Language of Business

March 27, 2014

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education says, “We’ve had decades of rising supercompetitiveness among colleges and universities – competitiveness in research, in athletics, for students, for money – and it produces a loss of innocence.”

Article Source: New York Times

Maine Lawmaker Proposes to Temporarily Halt UMaine System Cuts

March 26, 2014

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is quoted.

University of Pennsylvania Center Aims to Turn MSI Research into Results

March 26, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted as the director of the Center for Minority-Serving Institutions.

Stanford Prof. Becomes New Education Dean at Penn

March 25, 2014

Pam Grossman will be the new dean of the Graduate School of Education.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 26, 2014

Pam Grossman Named Dean of the Penn Graduate School of Education

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Pam Grossman has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1, 2015. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

Pam Grossman has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1, 2015. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price. 

What Color Is Your Online Adult Course?

March 17, 2014

A Graduate School of Education MOOCs study is cited.

Article Source: New York Times

Female Presidents in Higher Ed Pay Price for Breaking Mold

March 18, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about race and gender playing a role in the reputation of higher education administrators.

Do States Really Care About Equity in Higher Education?

March 14, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post with doctoral student Thai-Huy Ngugen about the state policies about equity in higher education.

Article Source: Huffington Post