Valarie E. Swain-Cade McCoullum

Penn GSE Faculty Valarie E. Swain-Cade McCoullum
Provost’s Distinguished Senior Fellow
Policy, Organizations, Leadership, and Systems Division

Vice Provost for Student Engagement, University of Pennsylvania

  • Ed.D. (Urban Education with Adolescent Psychology sub-field) Temple University, 1978
  • M.Ed. (Secondary English Education) Temple University, 1976
  • B.A. (Individualized Major, Liberal Arts, magna cum laude) Pennsylvania State University, 1973
  • H.S. (with honors) The Philadelphia High School for Girls, 1969
  • Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School, 1965
Areas of Expertise
  • Pipeline and college preparatory programs
  • Academic equity and access
  • Student affairs
  • Institutional leadership and resilience

EDUC 545-007: Modeling Resilient Institutional Leadership through Campus Crisis, Calamity, Calumny, and Catastrophe (Spring 2020)

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