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.

Should HBCUs take a Page from Obama’s Notebook on fundraising? Yes!

by | July 30, 2008
Liberals and conservatives alike have raved about Barack Obama’s innovative approach to fundr [...] Read more

HBCUs Here and in South Africa — Common Missions, Common Challenges

by | July 22, 2008
I just returned from leading a study abroad program in South Africa, which focused on the count [...] Read more

Accreditation of Black Colleges: Future Success?

by | July 1, 2008
On Thursday, June 26, 2008, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) removed Flo [...] Read more

An HBCU Learns the Benefits of Appreciating its Alumni

by | June 24, 2008
According to Diverse’s May 1 feature “A Fundraising Blueprint” and most recently [...] Read more

Ph.d.’s in African American Studies at HBCUs: A Response to Where are They?

by | June 19, 2008
This week Diverse: Issues in Higher Education ran a story entitled “Black Colleges Still [...] Read more

New Books Related To Black Colleges

by | June 16, 2008
Recently, there have been several new books published related to historically Black colleges an [...] Read more

“Best and Brightest” Seek a Nurturing Environment at HBCUs

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This past week Diverse: Issues in Higher Education ran a story about a 14-year old kid who scor [...] Read more

Barack Obama – On the Shoulders of the Nation’s Black Colleges?

by | June 4, 2008
As I sat proudly with my 9-year old daughter last night and watched Barack Obama become the fir [...] Read more

Lessons Learned from a White Valedictorian at Morehouse College

by | May 21, 2008
On May 12, 2008, as I was walking down the street in Atlanta, Georgia, I happened to glance at [...] Read more