The School was ranked at #17, among over 100 public and private graduate schools. In the Higher Education Administration specialty field, USC Rossier rose to #6, its highest ranking to date.
The list also includes Chip Paucek, co-founder of 2U (formerly 2Tor) and Tracy Fullerton of the Collegeology Games project.
Whitaker encouraged graduates to go the extra mile and fight on to make an impact on their students.
Mataczynski's dissertation is titled, "Advising and Acculturation Variables as Predictors of Satisfaction, Sense of Belonging, and Persistence among International Undergraduates."
Amina Humphrey's research has been accepted by the International Popular Culture Association, the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative and the Association of Black Psychologists.