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AUDIO: Black Colleges Struggle With Graduation Rates

September 13, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses graduation rates at historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: National Public Radio

HBCU Stimulus Funding Has Helpful Yet Limited Impact

September 8, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses stimulus funding and its effect on historically black colleges and universities.

An Online HBCU Degree?

September 5, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on the possibility of historically black colleges offering online education.

California to Use New Type of Nationwide School Tests

September 3, 2010

Elliot Weinbaum of the Graduate School of Education comments on California’s newly proposed standardized-testing methods.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Laying a Liberal Arts Foundation, on Shaky Ground

September 1, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education comments on universities’ global campus development.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 1, 2010

Penn GSE Professor to Speak at White House-Sponsored Conference During National HBCU Week

PHILADELPHIA — Marybeth Gasman, an associate professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, will speak at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities conference in Washington, D.C., during National HBCU Week, which runs Sept. 12-15.

The Quality Question

August 29, 2010

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education and the Learning Alliance for Higher Education discusses the state of higher education and is cited for his book “Making Reform Work: The Case for Transforming American Higher Education.

A Reset for Higher Education

August 22, 2010

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on the state of higher education in the U.S.

NCCU Wants Greater Attire Awareness

August 24, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says historically black colleges often have a higher standard for dress codes.

Audio: Prof. Gets On Planes And Into Conversations About Race

August 13, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses her research on African-American history and higher education.