Tiffany Pennamon - Higher Education
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Tiffany Pennamon
Tiffany Pennamon is a graduate of Spelman College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. A native of Atlanta, she is a staff writer. Tiffany has reporting and editing experience, having worked at the Atlanta Tribune, and Rolling Out. During her undergraduate years at Spelman, she was an editor with The Maroon Tiger newspaper.


Leaders of California’s Big University Systems Look Ahead at Finances, Safety, Capacity

by | May 21, 2018
Finances, safety and institutional capacity are the main challenges ahead for leaders of two of [...] Read more

Achieving Equity in Education: Journalists as Truth-Tellers and Teachers

by | May 16, 2018
LOS ANGELES — Gathered for the 2018 Education Writers Association National Seminar, hundreds [...] Read more

Tuskegee Names Lily D. McNair as President

by | May 9, 2018
The selection of Dr. Lily D. McNair as Tuskegee University’s eighth president is being hailed [...] Read more

Academics Remember Renowned Literary Scholar Marcellus Blount

by | May 7, 2018
Former students and professional colleagues are mourning the death of Dr. Marcellus Blount, a w [...] Read more

Shedding Light on Asian American and Asian Students’ Mental Health Needs

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The “Let’s Talk!” conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Education convened Pan-Asi [...] Read more

Using Technology to Put Faculty First

by | May 3, 2018
Technology entrepreneur Steve Goldenberg founded Interfolio, a software company that helps more [...] Read more

Report: Focus on Part-Time Students to Close Achievement Gaps

by | April 30, 2018
A new report this week from the Education Advisory Board encourages community colleges to incre [...] Read more

UNCF Summit Amplifies Black Voices in Education Reform Efforts

by | April 26, 2018
The United Negro College Fund hosted a panel of educators and community advocates Thursday duri [...] Read more

Higher Ed Policy Forum Encourages Action on Access, Affordability, Accountability

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WASHINGTON — The Education Commission of the States’ Higher Education Policy Forum brought [...] Read more

Fired Administrator Names NCCU Chancellor in Whistleblower Suit

by | April 25, 2018
A former vice chancellor at North Carolina Central University listed Chancellor Johnson O. Akin [...] Read more

Increasing Role Models, Fostering Community for Women in STEM

by | April 24, 2018
A mentoring program created by women engineering students at Georgia Institute of Technology to [...] Read more

Emory, 13 Others Bring List of American Talent Initiative Members to 100

by | April 18, 2018
The American Talent Initiative has pushed forward in its goal to enroll 50,000 more high-achiev [...] Read more

Scholars: Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer is a Sign of Hip-Hop’s Impact

by | April 17, 2018
While the announcement of Kendrick Lamar’s selection for a Pulitzer Prize came as a surprise [...] Read more

Scholar-Practitioner’s Hope to Impart Change Comes Full Circle

by | April 15, 2018
Constanza “Connie” Cabello’s hope for implementing change has come full circle. A native [...] Read more

Education Summit Addresses ‘A Nation At Risk’ 35 Years Later

by | April 12, 2018
WASHINGTON — On the 35th anniversary of the seminal report “A Nation at Risk,” a bipartis [...] Read more