USC Rossier in the Media, November 2017

December 1, 2017

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty, students and other related news

‘Et tu, Teresa?’: How pressure built for U. of Virginia to condemn racists
The Chronicle, November 20, 2017
After white nationalists’ rally, emails show that administrators, donors and parents saw Teresa Sullivan’s rhetoric as too equivocal. Shaun R. Harper and Charles H.F. Davis III also criticized the school in an op-ed.

Amid national college basketball scandal, Pac-12 convenes task force
Los Angeles Times, November 16, 2017
With college basketball facing a nationwide bribery and corruption case, the Pac-12 Conference held the initial meeting of a task force designed to address systemic issues facing all college sports. Alan G. Green is a member of the task force.

Both Trump voters and people of color deserve to be heard
Inside Higher Ed, November 14, 2017
Shaun R. Harper writes commentary on how higher education needs to make greater efforts to listen to the views and concerns of underrepresented groups in higher education.

Higher education’s white power
Inside Higher Ed, November 10, 2017
In a speech to the higher education research group ASHE, Shaun R. Harper documented white dominance in the academy and urged scholars to use their work to help disenfranchised people.

Changing how we study summer learning loss
Education Next, November 8, 2017
In a podcast, David M. Quinn discusses how researchers analyze summer learning loss and how it varies by student background.

California state board asked to reject textbooks that fall short on LGBT contributions
EdSource, November 6, 2017
For the first time, the State Board of Education on Thursday will consider recommending history social science textbooks that include ‘fair, accurate, inclusive and respectful representations’ of people with disabilities and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Morgan Polikoff discusses what the impact might be.

College-savings imbalance: Parents put aside more for sons than daughters
The Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2017
Two studies find a gender divide in college savings. Is it bias? Or do parents have more confidence in their daughters’ abilities? Shaun R. Harper provides insight.

Racial bullying and roommates
Inside Higher Ed, November 3, 2017
Shaun R. Harper discusses the benefits—but also the issues that can arise—of pairing roommates from different racial groups.

What colleges want in an applicant (Everything)
The New York Times, November 1, 2017
College-application season is a maddening mishmash of competing objectives. Shaun R. Harper gives thoughts on the admissions process.

Leading black male scholar levies indictment of “insidious” intercollegiate athletics
Huffington Post, November 1, 2017
In a guest appearance for the online course “Black Minds Matter,” Shaun R. Harper discusses the disenfranchisement of black men.