Marybeth Gasman - Higher Education

Dr. Marybeth Gasman
University of Pennsylvania professor Marybeth Gasman explores issues of access and retention for students and faculty of color and Historically Black Colleges and Universities, among other things.

The Power of Student Giving and Black College Fundraising Success

by | May 8, 2012
This post is co-authored by Nelson Bowman III, the Director of Development at Prairie View A&am [...] Read more

Black and White: Making Cross-Race Mentoring Work and Work Well

by | April 25, 2012
Note: This post is co-authored with Ufuoma Abiola, a current graduate student in the Higher Edu [...] Read more

Wanted: More Under-represented Minority Professors in the Life Sciences

by | April 2, 2012
If you ask minority high school students interested in biology what they want to do as a future [...] Read more

How to Excel at Elite Institutions: A Guide for Students of Color

by | February 28, 2012
Note: This post was co-authored by Ufuoma Abiola, a graduate student in the Higher Education pr [...] Read more

Red Tails: A Missed Opportunity

by | February 13, 2012
I went to see Red Tails with one of my students. She is a graduate of a historically Black coll [...] Read more

How To Be a Good Mentee

by | September 27, 2011
We often think about mentoring, and, in fact, I often write about effective mentoring for Diver [...] Read more

Importance of Being the Best Faculty Advisor Possible to Students of Color

by | August 22, 2011
Why it's absolutely imperative that we take our role as graduate advisors seriously. [...] Read more

How To Succeed in a Tenure-Track Faculty Job

by | June 14, 2011
I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of third-year doctoral students of color this past we [...] Read more

Tuskegee University: An Honorable Track Record

by | June 1, 2011
About a week ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Tuskegee University. Tuskegee is a charming in [...] Read more

Empowering Women for Academic Leadership Roles

by | May 3, 2011
This past week, I had the pleasure of attending a session on empowering women for academic lead [...] Read more

Scholars of Minority-Serving Institutions Remain Dedicated, Enthusiastic and Passionate About Their Research

by | April 13, 2011
My very favorite aspect of being a faculty member is the work I get to do with new scholars. Th [...] Read more

Students Still Willing to Work Toward Positive Change

by | April 4, 2011
I have taught a course called the History of American Higher Education for the past 8 years.&nb [...] Read more

What Student Affairs Professionals Can Do to Empower Students of Color

by | February 28, 2011
I am a faculty member, but I began my career in higher education as a student affairs administr [...] Read more

Black History is American History

by | February 20, 2011
This past week, I made a guest visit (via Skype) in Professor Lori Patton Davis’ History of A [...] Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. and Love

by | January 16, 2011
“Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred da [...] Read more