Education

Term to be applied to all education articles, not just Penn-specific articles or those dealing with higher education.

Academic Freedom Goes Global

March 11, 2013

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School discusses massive open online courses.

Article Source: Financial Times

Sequestration: HBCUs Cast a Worried Eye at Title III and Student Aid Funding

March 12, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on how sequestration can effect funding for historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Diverse
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 13, 2013

Penn’s Silfen Forum: ‘Open Learning and the Future of Higher Education’

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and other experts will explore online learning and what it may have in store for higher education at the Silfen University Forum at Penn on April 5.

Why Obama’s College Scorecard Falls Short

March 11, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education writes about President Obama’s College Scorecard.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Making the MOOC Pay: Fresh Partnerships Offer More Than Financial Survival

March 11, 2013

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School comments on offering online courses through Coursera.

Article Source: Financial Times

Changes in the Common Application on Tap for 2013-14

March 5, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions shares his support of the changes to the Common Application.

Article Source: Philly.com

Time for Minority-serving Institutions to Think Globally

March 3, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about minority-serving institutions broadening their mindset.

Article Source: Diverse
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Media Contact:Stephen MacCarthy | smaccar@upenn.edu | 215-898-8722February 28, 2013

Penn Campaign Raises $4.3 Billion, Transforming the University

After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.

Universities Create Ed. Entrepreneur Programs

February 26, 2013

Barbara Kurshan of the Graduate School of Education and Martin Ihrig of the Wharton School and GSE are quoted about education and entrepreneurial programs.

Article Source: Education Week

A New Wharton Admissions Test Fuels a Consulting Boom

February 26, 2013

A new admissions test for the Wharton School MBA admissions process is highlighted.

Article Source: CNN Money