Penn GSE In the Media

MLive: Michigan News Live | May 23, 2018
Laura Perna discusses some of the factors that impact college completion, in particular the financial challenges that students face. 
Times Higher Education | May 17, 2018
Sigal Ben-Porath’s book Free Speech on Campus is quoted regarding the importance of inclusiveness and respect for students with differing ideologies. 
Education Week | May 17, 2018
Laura Perna suggests that both the K-12 and higher education sectors should be involved in tackling the college-completion issue and providing meaningful support for low-income students. 
Dallas News | May 17, 2018
Jonathan Zimmerman writes about the importance of trusting teachers to discuss controversial issues in age-appropriate ways. 
Harvard Business Review | May 10, 2018
Annie McKee discusses the importance of understanding other people in the workplace, in order to build the trust that is fundamental to making progress, and offers advice on how to read the underlying cues. 
Times Higher Education (U.K.) | May 9, 2018
Alan Ruby praised India’s decision to grant “autonomous status” to 62 universities, which allows the schools to establish new courses, curricula, salaries, and off-campus centers without government approval. 
Inside Sources | May 9, 2018
Joni Finney comments on Maryland’s focus on improving K-12 educational outcomes in order to improve college preparedness.  
Phoenix New Times | May 8, 2018
Richard Ingersoll comments on the weeklong walkout by Arizona teachers and the ground that teachers have gained, pointing out that the labor actions over teacher pay are coinciding with increased demands on educators. 
Houston Chronicle | May 3, 2018
Marybeth Gasman comments on Simmons’ presidency and highlights some strategies successful college leaders use to improve student outcomes and student retention. 
The New York Times | April 26, 2018
Marybeth Gasman describes the phenomenon of HBCUs being held to higher standards than mostly white universities and that analysts are more likely to take a problem at one historically black college and universalize the issue across all HBCUs. 
San Francisco Chronicle | April 26, 2018
Jonathan Zimmerman writes that By the People, an AP history textbook used in dozens of California high schools, was unfairly lambasted on some news and information platforms. 
The World University Rankings | April 24, 2018
Marybeth Gasman points out that while the number of minority-serving institutions in the U.S. will increase, there is still a lack of diverse faculty to educate an increasingly diverse student population. 
The World University Rankings | April 24, 2018
Marybeth Gasman points out that while the number of minority-serving institutions in the U.S. will increase, there is still a lack of diverse faculty to educate an increasingly diverse student population. 
Harvard Business Review | April 23, 2018
Annie McKee shares strategies for cultivating curiosity—instead of animosity—toward colleagues who irritate you. 
Philadelphia Inquirer | April 19, 2018
Howard Stevenson offers recommendations for effective training around unconscious bias and coping with racially charged situations. 
Education Week | April 18, 2018
Richard Ingersoll attributes some of the growth in the teaching force to increased hiring of special education teachers, teachers of English language learners, and math and science teachers. 
Education Week | April 17, 2018
Jonathan Zimmerman explains that principals’ divided minds about technology have existed throughout education history. 
The World University Rankings | April 12, 2018
Alan Ruby writes about the importance of investing in not only physical infrastructure, but also in human capital in order to maximize the success of China’s Belt and Rod initiative. 
The Baltimore Sun Online | April 12, 2018
Joni Finney explains the growing trend in statewide initiatives for free community college and some positive results of Promise programs enacted in Tennessee.
The Economic Times | April 3, 2018
Alan Ruby and Matthew Hartley write about a panel’s selection of 20 higher education institutions in India that can compete with the best institutions worldwide. 
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Online | March 28, 2018
Marybeth Gasman comments on the new report by the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions that explores the lack of women in presidential positions at Minority Serving Institutions. 
The Notebook | March 21, 2018
Kate Kinney Grossman notes that teacher education students are focused on the whole student, not just teaching a subject.  
The Hill | March 20, 2018
Daniel A. Wagner argues for improving how the U.S. spends foreign aid money on education. 
Education Dive | March 8, 2018
Howard Stevenson suggests that higher education leaders must incorporate training for faculty and students in order to build racial literacy. 
Al Día | March 8, 2018
Marybeth Gasman discusses the HSI Pathways to the Professoriate program which seeks to increase the number of Latinx professors throughout the country. 
Inside Higher Ed | March 8, 2018
Sigal Ben-Porath, participating in a panel discussion, suggests that institutions create inclusive environments that encourage students to weigh in. 
Philadelphia Inquirer | February 28, 2018
Howard Stevenson discusses how people may feel when they encounter written slurs. 
Society for Human Resource Management | February 23, 2018
Annie McKee identifies the four key elements of emotional intelligence that are critical for leaders. 
Vulture | February 23, 2018
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas comments on a new young-adult novel that moves Black protagonists to the center of the fantastic. 
Diverse Issues in Higher Education | February 19, 2018
Manuel S. González Canché writes about colleges and universities with need-blind admissions practices and the need for highly selective education institutions to redefine “merit.”