Thurgood Marshall College Fund Hires Bartley for Advocacy Role - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Hires Bartley for Advocacy Role

Email


by Diverse Staff


The Thurgood Marshall College Fund has hired Edith Bartley to oversee the organization’s public policy and government affairs initiatives. The TMCF is a leading advocacy and support organization for public Historically Black Colleges and Universities students.

Bartley joins the TMCF from the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) where she served as the director of government affairs for almost six years — leading and managing UNCF’s government affairs and higher education federal policy work. She also has over 15 years of public policy and advocacy work experience in both the nonprofit and private sectors.

“Edith is the perfect choice to help lead our government relations work here at TMCF,” said TMCF President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor Jr. “Her expertise and advocacy work in public policy and education will be a huge asset in increasing our outreach to influence higher education decisions on issues like the current Parent Plus Loan crisis and other college student assistance programs in danger of congressional bullying.”

Bartley has worked in five congressional offices and served as a congressional speechwriter and legislative aide. After her stint on Capitol Hill, she attended law school at the University of Missouri and as a visiting student at Georgetown Law Center, graduating in 2001. An HBCU alumnus, she received a BA from Hampton University.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Pennsylvania Education Leader Going Extra Mile for Diversity  Long bike rides are an annual tradition for Dr. John Sygielski, who spent several weeks biking from New Orleans to Nashville this summer, traveling along the Natchez Trace Parkway and passing through Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Along the w...
Missing Freshman College Student Found Dead Near Campus WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — New Jersey authorities say a community college student who has been missing for more than a month has been found dead near the college’s campus. State officials say 18-year-old Nick Pratico was last seen on Mercer Cou...
Ky. Community College in Position to Help Veterans Make Career Transition Kristy Riddell is one semester shy of finishing her associate degree program in business with an accounting track. A single mother of three living in Paducah, Kentucky, Riddell has had her hands full with school and family obligations. “It’s a lot...
Muñoz Pours His Heart Into Service Dr. Mike Muñoz has worked all across higher education. In addition to being the current executive dean of counseling and student equity at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California, he teaches part-time at the University of Southern California. For M...
Semantic Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *